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Uganda SMS messaging regulations and restrictions

Before you start sending SMS messages to Uganda, please ensure that you understand the regulations around messaging in the country. All programs are required to be compliant with the applicable laws. Please contact our support team if you are unsure about any of these regulations.

Restriction Description
DND exists No
Time restrictions No
International vs local split Yes
Local traffic Must be sent on the local connection
International traffic Must be sent on the international connection
General content restrictions N/A
Content registration required No
Opt-out instructions required No
Sender ID regulations
  • Pre-registration is required for local sender IDs.
  • A monthly fee is charged per sender ID for local sender IDs.
  • Pre-registration to the MTN Telco for international delivery.
Sender ID documentation required Yes
Country supports MNP No

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