International Credit Transfer

The Innovative International Credit Transfer service of Batelco enables Batelco prepaid subscribers to gift their friends or family members living abroad credit from their prepaid balance.



  1. What is the destination countries covered by this service?
    Please refer to the International Credit Transfer Network Coverage section.
  2. Is the top-up service available 24/7?
    The service is available 24 hours 7 days a week. You can perform top-ups at any time of the day.
  3. How do I write a local number in international number format?
    Our service makes use of international number format, numbers without the international prefix number will not be recognized. We accept international numbers with the prefix +cc, 00cc, or cc (where cc is the country code).To get an international number format, you usually need to add the country code in front of the local number. You may also need to remove the leading 0 found in the local number. Here is an example of local number to international number format:


Country Country Code Local Number International Number
Bangladesh +880 018 xxxxxxxx +880 18 xxxxxxxx


  1. How long does it take to perform a top-up?
    A top-up is usually performed within seconds once payment is made.
  2. What will be the final amount that will be transferred to the top-up recipient?
    The top-up credit displayed represents the face value of credits that will be transferred to the recipient by Batelco. Some countries will be subject to taxes, the credits received will be exclusive from the taxes.
  3. How will the recipient know that I sent a top-up?
    The recipient will receive a text message informing him of the top-up. Use the message field to send a free short message to the recipient.
  4. How do I pay?
    If transacting via Phone then the payment amount will be deducted from your pre-paid balance of Batelco account.

International Credit Transfer Network Coverage

Country Operators
Afghanistan Afghan Wireless , Etisalat , MTN , Roshan , Salaam
Algeria Djezzy , Mobilis , Ooredoo
Bangladesh Airtel , Banglalink , CityCell , GrameenPhone , Robi , Teletalk
Belgium ALL
Cameroon MTN , Orange
Cape Verde CV Movel , Unitel T+
China China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom
Egypt Etisalat , Orange , Vodafone
Ethiopia Ethiotelecom
Gambia Africell , Comium , Gamcell , Qcell
Germany ALL
Ghana AirtelTigo , Expresso , Glo , MTN , Vodafone
India Airtel , BSNL , IDEA , MTNL , Reliance Jio, Tata Docomo , Vodafone
Indonesia Axis , Ceria , Indosat , SmartFren , Telkomsel , Three Telecom , XL , PLN
Iraq Asia Cell Telecom , Korek
Jordan Umniah , Zain
Kenya Airtel , Safaricom , Telkom
Kuwait Ooredoo , Viva , Zain
Kyrgyzstan Beeline , MegaCom , O!
Lebanon Alfa, Touch
Malaysia Astro Njoi , Celcom , DiGi , Maxis , TuneTalk , UMobile , DiGi
Morocco Inwi , Maroc Telecom , Orange
Myanmar MEC , MPT , Ooredoo , Telenor , Mytel
Nepal NCell , NTC CDMA , NTC GSM , Smartcell
Nigeria 9Mobile , Airtel , Glo Mobile , MTN
Oman Friendi , Omantel , Renna
Pakistan Jazz , Telenor , Ufone , Warid , Zong
Palestine Jawwal, Wataniya
Philippines Cherry Mobile , Globe Telecom , Smart , Smartbro , Sun , Sun  TODO IDD, TNT , ABS-CBN Mobile , Touch Mobile
Qatar Ooredoo , Vodafone
Russia KB Impuls Beeline , MTS , Megafon, Motiv , Rostelecom MRF Ural , SMARTS , Tele2
Rwanda MTN , Tigo
Saudi Arabia Friendi , Mobily , Virgin , Zain , STC , Lebara
Senegal Expresso , Orange , Tigo
South Africa CellC , MTN , Telkom Mobile , Vodacom , Virgin
Spain ALL
Sri Lanka Airtel , Dialog , Etisalat , Hutchison , Mobitel
Syria MTN
Thailand AIS , DTAC , True Move H , 168, MY , Penguin , TOT
Tunisia Ooredoo , Orange , Tunisie Telecom
Turkey Turk Telecom , Turkcell , Vodafone Cyprus , Vodafone
Uganda Africell , Airtel , MTN ,  Telecom, Smile
Ukraine 3Mob , Intertelecom , Kyivstar , Lifecell , Peoplenet , Travel Sim , Vodafone , Yezzz
United Arab Emirates Du , Etisalat
United States ALL
Uzbekistan Beeline , Perfectum , UMS , Ucell , UzMobile
Vietnam Gmobile , Mobifone , VietnamMobile , Viettel Mobile , Vinaphone , Beeline
Yemen MTN , Sabafon ,  Yemen Mobile