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Overview

Starting May 15, 2022, all new Toll-Free Numbers (TFN) are required to complete the toll-free verification process. Accounts with existing TFNs and traffic should complete the verification process on or before September 30, 2022.


What is the Toll-Free Message Verification?

The toll-free message verification is a required process for all businesses that send messages via toll-free numbers in US/Canada. Verified TFNs are tagged, and approved by carriers for messaging.


Why should I verify my Toll-free numbers?

A verified toll-free number

  • reduced the risk of message filtering or going to spam

  • helps maximize deliverability and quicker resolution time

  • increased protection for your brand


What are the minimum requirements for TFN verification?

To start with the process, you have to complete the form that you can request from support.aloware.com:

  • Messaging Provider

  • Business Name

  • Business Registered Address

    • Address

    • City

    • State

    • Zip

  • Business Contact

    • First

    • Last

  • Business Contact Information

    • Email

    • Phone

  • Toll-Free Number

  • Summarize the use case

  • How will consumers be opting into SMS programs on this toll-free number?
    (Please provide screenshots of opt-in workflows if online)

  • Will the text messages be advertising or promoting a commercial product or service?

  • Was this traffic previously on another messaging platform/service?

    • New to Messaging

    • Short Code

    • Long Code

  • Sample message content and (if previously used through another
    service) numbers

    • Content

    • Number (s)

  • Where is the number published (if anywhere)?

  • Are you a Fortune 500 or 1000 company?

  • Corporate Website

  • Call to Action (in the messaging)

  • Do you plan to send SMS to users in Canada?

  • If Yes to 16, will the majority of your messaging traffic be set to Canada?

  • Monthly SMS Volume through this number

For bulk toll-free registration, contact our support team.


Can I use API in submitting verification requests?

Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate verification requests via API.

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