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Taiwan SMS messaging regulations and restrictions

If you’re sending SMS messages to Taiwan, it’s important to keep in mind that if you’re using Chinese characters, you’ll have fewer characters per SMS. See the details, as well as further restrictions and regulations, in the table below. You can also read more online at the National Communications Commission.

It’s a good idea to work with a sales advisor to ensure compliancy with all SMS regulations. Get in touch now and set up your messaging program with the help of our experts.

Restriction Description
Sender ID The from address will likely be a local Taiwanese long number or a Taiwanese short code. If you set anything specific, it is likely that it will automatically be removed and replaced with a generic number to ensure successful SMS delivery.
Message content
  • If you’re using Chinese characters, you’ll have a maximum of 65 characters per SMS.
  • Unicode, binary and concatenation are supported.

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