How do I apply for a short code?

Select 2-Way Numbers and click ‘Apply for a Short Code’. Please note: you will only be able to request a short code once your billing information is set up. If you have not yet set up your billing information, a pop-up message will direct you there. If the billing information is set up, the easy-to-use setup wizard tool will guide you through the following steps:

  1. Select a country (you’ll see the available short codes in a dropdown menu).
  2. Complete your billing details.
  3. Complete information around the short code program (how the short code will be used).
  4. Agree to our terms and conditions: You will see a summary of the completed short code application. If you can’t complete your application at that moment, you can save an incomplete short code application and continue at a later stage.
  5. Hit ‘Submit’ and you’ll get a pop-up explaining the application process and lead time.

The application status will show as ‘Pending’ in your 2-Way Numbers until your application has been approved and payment has been received. Once the number is configured and active on the account, you can link your short code to a two-way SMS integration to start sending two-way messages.

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