International Number Regulations

To meet the regulatory requirements for selling international telephone numbers, TTNC must ensure all numbers are assigned and used in a manner consistent with the intent of the regulations.

Several countries require an address in that particular country, and some also require proof of address and identity.

To ensure you're compliant with the international regulatory requirements, we have collected all the information you will need to provide to purchase a number in every country we have.

The documentation necessary to verify your identity and address will need to be emailed to [email protected] to ensure a successful setup of your international number.

If you already have a TTNC phone number in any of the countries listed on this page, you must comply with the local country regulations.

We will continue to update this page with additional details, so please keep an eye on the page for the most current information.

Regulatory Documentation Required

'-' = Number Not Available; 'N/A' = Documentation Not Required.

Local National Toll-free
Argentina N/A - -
Australia 1, 3 - -
Austria - N/A -
Belgium 1, 5 1, 4 -
Brazil N/A - -
Bulgaria 1, 2, 5 - -
Canada N/A - N/A
Chile N/A N/A -
China a, d, g 1, 2, 3, 7 - -
Colombia N/A - -
Croatia h 1, 2, 5 - -
Cyprus 1, 2, 3, 7 1, 2, 3, 7 -
Czech Republic N/A - -
Denmark - N/A -
Dominican Republic N/A - -
El Salvador N/A - -
Estonia d, f - 1, 3 -
Finland N/A N/A -
France 1, 5, 7 1, 4 -
Georgia 1, 2, 6, 7 1, 2, 3, 7 -
Germany c 1, 2, 6, 7, 8 1, 2, 4, 7 -
Greece 1, 4 - -
Guatemala N/A - -
Hong Kong - 1, 2, 4, 7 -
Hungary 1, 6 1, 4 -
Iceland N/A - -
Ireland N/A N/A -
Israel N/A N/A -
Italy 1, 2, 4, 7 - -
Japan h 1, 2, 6, 7 1, 2, 3, 7 -
Kazakhstan 1, 3 - -
Kenya N/A - -
Latvia 1, 2, 4 - -
Lithuania N/A N/A -
Luxembourg e - 1, 3 -
Malta - 1, 2, 4, 7 -
Mexico N/A - -
Netherlands d 1, 5 1, 4 -
New Zealand N/A - -
Panama N/A - -
Peru 1, 2, 3, 7 - -
Poland N/A - -
Portugal - 1, 4 -
Puerto Rico N/A - -
Romania 1, 3 1, 3 -
Russian Fed. 1, 2, 3 - -
Singapore 1, 2, 3 - -
Slovakia N/A - -
Slovenia N/A - -
South Africa b, h 1, 2, 5, 7 1, 2, 3, 7 -
Spain 1, 2, 4 1, 2, 4 -
Sweden N/A N/A -
Switzerland h 1, 2, 3 - -
Thailand g 1, 3 1, 3 -
Uganda - N/A -
Ukraine d 1, 2, 3 - -
United States N/A - N/A
Venezuela g 1, 2, 4 - -

Documentation Proof

1. Name, business name and contact phone numbers.
2. Company Registration Certificate. If an individual is performing the registration process, Passport or ID copy should be provided instead of a registration certificate.
3. Address worldwide.
4. Address in the same country as the number purchased.
5. Local address in the same area as the number purchased.
6. Local address in the same city as the number purchased.
7. Proof of address form (copy of utility bill no older than six months).
8. Registration form will be provided during the registration process for end-user to complete and sign.

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Notes

a. Chinese registration requires company registration certificate along with passport or ID copy and 2 proof of address forms (no older than of 3 months) to be provided.

b. Passport or ID copy: South African national identity document; South African biometric national identity card; passport (issued by any country).

c. Only scanned documents are acceptable for German number registration.

d. Chinese, Dutch, Estonian and Ukrainian registration process cannot be performed under personal details.

e. If registration is performed using personal details, end user's birth date and birthplace should be provided as well.

f. Letter of intention (LOI) must be provided for Estonia National registrations.

g. Service usage description must be provided for Chinese & Venezualan Local numbers, and Thai Local & National numbers.

h. Passport or ID copy to be provided alongside the company registration certificate.


Requirements for Submitted Documents

The identity verification information on ALL documents must match exactly.
For example, the name on a utility bill must exactly match the name on your driver's licence. If the bill is in the name of C.J. Smith and the ID is in the name of 'Charles John Smith' this will not be accepted.

Proof of address must also include your exact name on the document.
The documentation will be rejected if there is no name or has a different name to that given as the user of the number.

All documentary proof must be current.
The submitted evidence must not be expired or cancelled, and a utility bill must be less than three months old.

The documents must be submitted as JPEG, PNG, or PDF files.
If you have two or more documents to send, please combine them into a single PDF file of up to 2 MB and send one file.


Updates to Regulations

Information correct to 17th January 2020

17th January

  • Latvia now requires Company Registration Certificate;
  • Switzerland now requires Company Registration Certificate and Passport or ID copy;
  • Croatia, Japan and South Africa now require Passport or ID copy in addition to Company Registration Certificate;

14th January

  • New Regulatory Page launched.

Updated 4 days ago

International Number Regulations


To meet the regulatory requirements for selling international telephone numbers, TTNC must ensure all numbers are assigned and used in a manner consistent with the intent of the regulations.

Several countries require an address in that particular country, and some also require proof of address and identity.

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