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Singapore SMS messaging regulations and restrictions

Before you start sending it to Singapore, please ensure you understand the regulations around SMS messaging. All programs are required to be compliant with the regulations outlined in The Spam Control Act 2007 developed by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and the Attorney-General's Chambers of Singapore (AGC). Non-compliant messages may be blocked and filtered by major carrier networks like M1 and Singtel.


Restriction Description
DND exists No
Time restrictions No
International vs local split No
Local traffic N/A
International traffic N/A
General content restrictions Religious content, gambling, adult, political and content relating to money lending is not allowed.      
Content registration required No
Opt-out instructions required Users must opt-in to your service. Unsolicited messages are subject to damages and fines as described in the Spam Control Act 2007. Marketing messages can be sent only after explicit opt-in consent is received for your service. Users on the Do Not Call registry should not be contacted.
Sender ID regulations Dynamic alpha supported
Sender ID documentation required N/A
Country supports MNP Yes


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