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Messaging: Country Pricing Resource

The Messaging Country Pricing resource provides a simple API to pull real-time, account-specific pricing for Twilio's SMS product.

Prices can be retrieved at a country level directly via the Pricing Messaging Countries resource or for a specific phone number by leveraging the Lookup API and Pricing Messaging Countries resource.

You may also wish to check out our Pricing API resources for Twilio's Voice and Phone Number products.

Looking for details on pricing for Twilio products? Check out Twilio's pricing page.

Authentication

HTTP requests to the REST API are protected with HTTP Basic authentication. To learn more about how Twilio handles authentication, please refer to our security documentation.

In short, you will use your Twilio account SID as the username and your auth token as the password for HTTP Basic authentication.

curl -G https://pricing.twilio.com/v1/Messaging/Countries/US \
    -u '[YOUR ACCOUNT SID]:[YOUR AUTH TOKEN]'

You can find your account SID and auth token on your dashboard.

MessagingCountry Pricing properties

country
string Not PII

Name of the country

iso_country
iso_country_code Not PII

The ISO country code

Fetch a MessagingCountry resource

get
https://pricing.twilio.com/v1/Messaging/Countries/{IsoCountry}

In the above API call, {IsoCountry} is the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 format country code.

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      The resource Twilio returns represents prices to send SMS messages to phone numbers in a given country, organized by Mobile Country Code (MCC) and Mobile Network Code (MNC), and the prices to receive messages on Twilio phone numbers in this country, organized by phone number type.

      A Pricing resource will have the following properties attached based on the type of Price record it is (Outbound SMS, Outbound Price, or Inbound Price):

      OutboundSmsPrice record

      Property Description
      MCC The Mobile Country Code
      MNC The Mobile Network Code
      Carrier The name of the carrier for this MCC/MNC combination
      Prices List of OutboundPrice records that represent the prices to send an SMS to this MCC/MNC from different Twilio phone number types

      OutboundPrice record

      Property Description
      NumberType The type of Twilio phone number sending a message, either mobile, local, shortcode, or toll free
      BasePrice The retail price to send a message
      CurrentPrice The current price (which accounts for any volume or custom price discounts) to send a message

      InboundPrice record

      Property Description
      NumberType The type of Twilio phone number receiving a message, either mobile, local, shortcode, or toll free
      BasePrice The retail price to receive a message
      CurrentPrice The current price (which accounts for any volume or custom price discounts) to receive a message

      Read multiple MessagingCountry resources

      get
      https://pricing.twilio.com/v1/Messaging/Countries

      Returns a list of countries where Twilio messaging services are available along with the corresponding URL for retrieving the country-specific messaging prices. This list includes paging information.

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          List Countries with Messaging Service

          Retrieve a list of countries where Twilio messaging services are available

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