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Taiwan / Direct Carrier Billing (Direct-to-bill) Regulations


How do I get setup and provisioned for Direct Operator Billing in Taiwan?

We have the ability in Taiwan (using a Carrier approved payment window) for 'Websites' to provide WOI flow (web opt-in)* using Direct Operator Biling across all major carriers (see Carrier list below) in Taiwan. *With WOI - the PIN is entered back into the payment window / page as a means to identify and confirm the billing.

We also have approval and the ability to bill for Mobile Sites and Applications using Direct Billing in Taiwan.


txtNation also provide Premium SMS Short codes in Taiwan.

Approval Process for Direct Carrier Billing

To enable this billing type all clients and merchants must fill out a Service Approval Form for Direct Carrier Billing in Taiwan.

Approval time is 2- 3 weeks, providing the application and website is allowed.

  • Approved services for DCB in Taiwan are: Website billing (e.g. memberships on site, virtual items),  In-App Billing, Mobile Sites.



Unlike Premium SMS, Minimum volumes are required before enabling Direct Carrier Billing and a working website with clear volume paths showing revenues.


Price Points:

Available on approval.



  • Chunghwa Telecom
  • Taiwan Mobile
  • FarEasTone



You must use our payment window for all Direct Carrier Billing in Taiwan on websites

This payment window is enabled on approved merchants only.


Mobile Sites and Applications:

For mobile sites and in-app you can bill via our API with no payment window required.


To learn more on DIrect Carrier Billing in Taiwan (and to get an application form) with txtNation, contact your Account Manager.


Direct Carrier Billing Regulations in Taiwan

At this time Direct Operator Billing regulations are based on the same regulatory criteria for all Mobile Payment, Premium Rate and Short code services in Taiwan.

To find out more about setting up services for Direct Billing in Taiwan and other Mobile Payment options, contact your Account Manager.


The form to fill out to apply for DCB can be found on this page:

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