Phone Numbers

Instant access to local, national, mobile, and toll‑free phone numbers in more than 100 countries with a developer‑friendly API.

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Comprehensive Inventory

Choose from 200+ distinct number types in 100+ countries to connect you with customers.

Global phone number inventory

Use any preferred programming language to integrate conferences into existing applications. Embed anything from simple audio bridging to large moderated, multi‑user conferences.

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The right number for your use case

Implement specific branding like hold music and multi‑lingual text‑to‑speech greetings. Create easily tailored tracking and analysis of participant information.

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Numbers where you do business

Set up recording and dynamic moderator functions. Limit who can speak, and dictate the start and end of the conference.

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“The experience of going to Zendesk Voice and signing up for a phone number in 40 different countries is pretty incredible.”

Mikkel Svane CEO and Founder, Zendesk


Compliance Intelligence

Meet global compliance requirements without breaking a sweat.

Achieve compliance from the get‑go

We’ll intelligently evaluate your need and use case to determine the information you must provide to be in compliance with relevant regulations.

Manage and scale compliance programmatically

Use APIs to monitor your numbers’ complete lifecycle‑from provisioning and reporting, to the administration of information updates and data retention.

Protect your brand and your numbers

Innovate globally while we ensure your number‑based apps are safe from disruption.


Verified Quality

Select from thoroughly vetted phone numbers — because quality matters.

Top‑tier phone numbers

Build with confidence, knowing that every Twilio Phone Number goes through extensive testing, including technical evaluation, capability testing, and traffic monitoring.

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The right number for your use case

Choose from a range of number types including toll-free, mobile, local, national, Short Codes, Alphanumeric Sender IDs, caller IDs, and more.

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“We are growing between 2,000 to 5,000 phone numbers a month and our previous vendor couldn’t keep up with the volume of numbers.”

Chris Jenkins Director of Advertising Systems

Own numbers

Bring your own numbers

Add Twilio SMS and Voice capabilities to your existing landline or mobile number.

Number Porting

Port your existing numbers to Twilio through an online application or email and then we take care of the rest. For complex use cases, we offer custom porting services so you can have a dedicated expert to manage and execute your port-in.

SIP Forwarding

If your carrier supports call forwarding over SIP, you can also use the Voice API with existing phone numbers. It’s a relatively inexpensive option for countries where Twilio doesn’t have phone numbers or where porting isn’t possible.

Hosted Numbers

Enable SMS, Voice, MMS, and Fax with your existing phone number without changing your voice service.


Phone numbers capabilities

Choose the ideal way to connect with your customers through Twilio.

Sender IDs

High‑volume Alphanumeric one‑way numbers for messaging

Local Numbers

Voice‑enabled numbers with a regional identity

Toll-Free Numbers

Voice and SMS‑enabled national numbers

Toll-Free Numbers

Voice and SMS‑enabled national numbers

National Numbers

Voice‑capable standard call‑cost national numbers

Short Codes

High‑volume SMS and MMS‑enabled numbers

Why Twilio

Build on Twilio. Code with Confidence.

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Best-in-class channel APIs to keep the conversation going across all channels

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Global reach and unrivaled scale that supports over 8 million developers

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Enterprise-grade security and reliability, powering over 190,000 respected brands