PAKISTAN SMS: Products and Compliance


Sender ID Alphanumeric (Mobilink, Warid, Jazz)
Overwritten to random Shortcode (Telefone, Ufone)
Dialing code 92
Major Carriers Telenor, Ufone, Mobilink, Zong, Warid
Number portability Yes
Message length 160 characters
Support for Concatenated message Yes
Sender ID Supported

Short Code

Long Code 

Setup Time 2 Business Weeks
Support for Two Way SMS Yes
Extra Information

Sender ID registration is required

Unicode is supported            

SMS Compliance

P2P traffic is strictly not allowed in Pakistan as per local laws.

Prohibited Content:

The following types of messaging on all SMS messaging products are all prohibited:

  • Adult Content
  • Religious content
  • Political Content
  • Gambling

Industry Reference:

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

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