SMS Country regulations and restrictions
There are many filters in place in Saudi Arabia to block spam messages and in some cases, these prevent legitimate A2P (application-to-person) messages from reaching users. Clickatell is experienced in making use of approved routes to ensure successful delivery, which means we can help you get your messages to recipients. Simply get in touch with one of our sales advisors for help in setting up your program.
Below is a list of restrictions that currently apply. You can also read more at the Communications and Information Technology Commission that regulates Saudi Arabian SMS messaging.
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.
|International vs local split||Yes|
Some suppliers confirmed local routing is not allowed via international aggregators, only aggregators that are established in Saudi Arabia may offer this to their clients.
Local Saudi aggregators may also not resell the local routes to other international aggregators. This means that we and our international suppliers can only offer international routing.
|General content restrictions||
|Content registration required||Yes - URL whitelisting is required|
|Opt-out instructions required||Yes
|Sender ID regulations||
|Sender ID documentation required||Yes|
|Country supports MNP||Yes|
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