Two-Way Costs

Rates for receiving inbound text messages.

International Standard Rate (excl US):

Clickatell charges a setup fee and a monthly rental fee. A small switching fee (currently 1/3 of a credit) is charged for all inbound (MO) messages that you receive. Normal fees are charged for outbound (MT) messaging. Please refer to the table below for setup and rental costs.

Virtual Mobile Number (VMN) Coverage Set-up Cost Monthly cost
Australia (+61) Coverage Table
€100
€25
Denmark  (+45) Coverage Table
€100
€35
Dutch (+31) Coverage Table
€100
€40
Germany (+49) Coverage Table
€100
€35
* India (+91) Coverage Table
USD $544
USD $136
Spain (+34) Coverage Table
€100
€25
Sweden (+46) Coverage Table
€100
€25
Switzerland (+41) Coverage Table
€100
€25
United Kingdom (+44b) Coverage Table
€100
€25
** United Kingdom Tagged (+44b) Coverage Table
€100
€90
United Kingdom (+44c) Coverage Table
€100
€25
United Kingdom (+44e) Coverage Table
€100
€25
  • These prices exclude VAT, and where applicable are per allocated number.
  • Setup is paid in advance.
  • Rental is paid 3 months in advance.
  • Each Virtual Mobile Number (VMN) range can receive Mobile Originated (MO/inbound) SMS from specific Network Operators around the globe. This is referred to as the Coverage of the VMN. In order to select an appropriate VMN, compare the Countries and/or Network Operators you wish to receive MO SMS from using the Coverage Table provided.
  • * Changes to Sender ID support in India.
  • ** The tagging (appending) of additional digits to the end of a VMN in order to create a range of VMNs is only supported on our +44B VMN range. Please note: Not all Network Operators support tagged VMNs. Some Network Operators in the UK support standard length MSISDN and VMN only, and will not support inbound MO SMS on a tagged VMN.

Clickatell covers only select destinations for two-way messaging. To check whether your country and destination networks are covered please view our two-way SMS coverage.

Clickatell Two-Way Pricing Document [264kb]
Clickatell Two-Way Technical Document [490kb]

NOTE:
For messaging via shortcodes in the US, please visit the Shortcodes section.

• Please note that US messaging requirements state that shortcodes be used for all SMS traffic, sent or received. If your volumes exceed 5,000 messages per a month to the US we recommend obtaining a dedicated shortcode.