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Indonesia SMS messaging regulations and restrictions

If you’re sending SMS messages to Indonesia, keep in mind that Unicode isn’t supported by any networks. For more messaging restrictions, please see the table below. You can also read more at the Indonesian Telecommunication Regulatory Authority.

If you’re ready to start sending messages to Indonesia, our sales advisors are on hand to guide you through the process. We recommend working with a sales advisor to ensure compliance with all SMS regulations. Get in touch now and set up your messaging program with the help of our experts.


Restriction Description
DND exists No
Time restrictions No
International vs local split No
Local traffic N/A
International traffic N/A
General content restrictions
  • Messages should not contain any contaminating or destructive properties
  • Messages should not contain anything that is misleading, deceiving, obscene, offensive, or defamatory against any person
  • Messages should not breach any laws or regulations, or infringe any rights of any third party, or give rise to any claim by any person
Content registration required No
Opt-out instructions required No
Sender ID regulations
  • Pre-registration required for XL, Telkomsel & Smartfren
  • Dynamic Alpha Supported for Hutchison & Three
Sender ID documentation required Yes
Country supports MNP No


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