When purchasing a DID number in certain countries, you will be required to complete a form that includes your contact details and other pertinent information. This information will be transferred to the local carrier for review. Please note that your DID might not be activated until your details are approved by the local carrier.
Note that certain countries have restrictions regarding the allocation of local numbers.
Virtual Phone Numbers strives to inform our customers of the applicable restrictions so as to ensure compliance with local telecommunications regulations.
The following table lists countries where restrictions apply, along with the documentation required for local number registration.
The following countries require registration:
|Australia||-||N/A||-||-||1, 2, 3, 7|
|Bahrain||1, 2, 4, 7||N/A||1, 2, 4, 7||N/A||N/A|
|Belgium||1, 5||1, 4||-||N/A||N/A|
|Bolivia||N/A||N/A||1, 3, 8||N/A||N/A|
|Bosnia & Herzegovina||N/A||N/A||1, 3||N/A||N/A|
|China*d,g,h,i||1, 2, 3, 7||N/A||N/A||1,2,3,7||N/A|
|Costa Rica||N/A||1, 3||1, 2, 3, 7, 8||N/A||N/A|
|Cyprus *a||1, 2, 3, 7||1, 2, 3, 7||-||N/A||N/A|
|Ecuador||N/A||N/A||1, 3, 8||N/A||N/A|
|France||1, 5||1, 3||1, 4||N/A||N/A|
|Germany *b||1, 2, 6, 7, 8||1, 4||1, 2, 3, 7||N/A||N/A|
|Hong Kong||N/A||1, 2, 4, 7||1, 3||N/A||N/A|
|Hungary||1, 6||1, 4||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Italy*j||1, 2, 5, 7||N/A||1, 2, 3, 7||N/A||N/A|
|Japan||1, 2, 3, 7||1, 2, 3, 7||-||N/A||N/A|
|Luxembourg||N/A||1, 3||1, 3||N/A||N/A|
|Malta||N/A||1, 2, 4, 7||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Netherlands*d,i||1, 4||1, 4||1, 3||N/A||-|
|Peru||1, 2, 3, 7||N/A||1, 2, 3, 7||N/A||N/A|
|Russian Fed.||1, 2, 3||N/A||-||N/A||1, 2, 3|
|Singapore||1, 2, 3||N/A||1, 3||N/A||N/A|
|South Africa *c,j||1, 2, 5, 7||1, 2, 3, 7||1, 2, 3, 7||N/A||N/A|
|Spain||1, 4||1, 4||-||N/A||N/A|
|Thailand *d||1, 3||1, 3||1, 3||N/A||N/A|
|United Arab Emirates||N/A||N/A||1, 3||N/A||N/A|
|Ukraine *f||1, 2, 3||N/A||-||N/A||-|
|Uruguay||N/A||N/A||1, 3, 8||N/A||N/A|
|Venezuela*d,k||1, 2, 4||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
- User registration is not required
N/A DIDs not available
Required Document List:
|1||Name, business name and contact phone numbers.|
|2||Passport or ID copy. In case registration process is performed under a company name, the company registration certificate shall be provided instead of passport or ID copy.|
|4||Local address in the same country as DID ordered.|
|5||Local address in the same area as DID ordered.|
|6||Local address in the same city as DID ordered.|
|7||Proof of address form (copy of utility bill no older than 6 months).|
|8||Specific registration form needs to be filled in and signed by the end user. You will be provided with the required form during registration process.|
*a - Cyprian company certificate should be provided in case registration is performed under company name.
*b - Germany company certificate should be provided in case registration is performed under company name.
*c - Passport or ID copy: South African national identity document; South African biometric national identity card; passport (issued by any country). In case registration process is performed under a company name, the company registration certificate shall be provided together with passport or ID copy.
*d - Detailed service description of DID usage.
*e - For Local DID registration: Turkish ID card copy; Turkish mobile phone number; the latest invoice for mobile phone number. Verification code is sent to indicated mobile phone number.
*f - Registration process cannot be performed under a company name.
*g - China Shared Cost 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.
*h - China Local registration requires 2 ID copies and 2 proof of address forms (no older than of 3 months) to be provided.
*i - Chinese, Shared Cost DID and Netherlands, Toll-Free registration process cannot be performed under personal details.
*j - In case registration process is performed under a company name, company registration certificate shall be provided along with passport or ID copy.
*k - Venezuelan passport or ID copy; Venezuelan company certificate should be provided in case registration is performed under company name.
Registration Forms available for download:
|1||Bolivia Toll-Free Registration Form.pdf||Download|
|2||Costa Rica Toll-Free Registration Form.pdf||Download|
|3||Ecuador Toll-Free Registration Form.pdf||Download|
|4||Germany Local Registration Form.pdf||Download|
|5||Netherlands Toll-Free Registration Form.pdf||Download|
|6||Uruguay Toll-Free Registration Form.pdf||Download|