Roaming Partners

MTN customers can take their MTN number when they travel abroad and stay connected​

Overview

MTN customers can take their MTN number when they travel abroad and stay connected to contacts both at home in Uganda and the rest of the world. International roaming is available to all MTN mobile customers.

In most countries, MTN offers roaming with more than one partner. For list of roaming partners, click here .

Please see the ‘Cost’ tab for further details.

Get the extended MTN experience while roaming in MTN operating countries with the MTN Roam Like Home™ connection.

Learn more

We also offer preferential rates to our customers roaming in East Africa through partners in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda.

Learn more​

Before you travel

  • Confirm that your destination country has a network with a roaming agreement with MTN Uganda and that your acco unt is activated. See our roaming partners here.
  • Remember to take your phone charger and travel adapter
  • You can access your MTN Voice Mail online under MyMTN
  • PayAsYouGo customers may need to load or carry sufficient airtime credit to last their roaming duration

For a list of our Post-paid Voice and SMS roaming partners click here.

For a list of our Prepaid Voice and SMS roaming partners click here.

For a list of our Post-paid GPRS and 3G roaming partners click here.

For a list of our Prepaid GPRS and 3G roaming partners click here. ​
Get started

Activate

PayAsYouGo customers

Your account is pre-set to allow for roaming services. So, unless your phone has been barred from roaming and provided you have sufficient airtime, you can set off on your travels without a fuss.

Pay monthly customers

International roaming is automatically activated upon crossing into any one of the MTN network partner global territories, as long as you have been pre-approved for roaming services activation before traveling.

You will need to send us a formal letter of approval to activate your MTN line for roaming services, with a refundable deposit payment of UShs 360 000.

On arrival

When you switch on your phone, an approved network will be automatically selected.

If this does not happen automatically, choose to search manually on your phone by selecting 'settings', then 'phone settings' followed by 'network selection', then 'manual selection'.

You will then receive a choice of networks, select a preferred network.

Please see your handset manual as handsets differ.

Click here to download a list of our roaming partners.

Cost

Country Receive calls (in UShs) Local calls (in UShs) Calls back home (in UShs) Calling East Africa (in UShs) International calls (in UShs) Satellite calls (in UShs) Send SMS (in UShs) Data (in UShs)
Algeria1 8001 5007 0007 0007 00011 0001 700400
Angola6002 000 9 00017 00017 00026 0001 200500
Benin1 200200023 00030 00030 00048 0001 100100
Botswana8402 0005 00010 50010 50024 0001 400400
Burkina Faso1 2001 00023 00029 00029 00039 000400100
Burundi1 8001 5005 00013 00013 00048 0001 200400
Cameroon1 2003 00021 00022 00022 00025 0002 400700
Cape Verde1 2002 20020 00020 00020 00061 0003 200600
Central African Republic1 8002 0004 0004 0004 00047 0001 800N/A
Chad1 8004 00024 00025 00025 00033 6001 700400
Congo1 8005 50014 00014 00014 00046 0001 700600
Cote d'Ivoire1 2002 40011 5009 0009 00040 0001 000700
Democratic Republic of Congo1 2005 50015 00015 00015 0007 70001 600200
Egypt1 2003 00013 50013 50013 50029 0001 600600
Ethiopia1 2002 50010 50015 00015 00049 000400800
Gambia3 0004 00013 00013 00013 00045 0003 600300
Ghana8402 0003 0003 0003 00016 000800N/A
Guinea1 8002 0007 10013 00013 00034 0001 300300
Guinea-Bissau1 8004 0007 50017 00017 00024 0001 700500
Kenya036036036018 00034 0001 900200
Lesotho1 2001 5005 0005 0005 0005 0001 100200
Liberia3 0002 0006 10013 00013 00034 0001 600300
Libya1 2004 00012 50012 50012 50013 0002 500300
Madagascar1 8003 00012 20013 00013 00049 0001 200700
Malawi6002 5003 0007 0007 00034 0001 000100
Mauritania1 8005 50022 00027 00027 00054 0002 6001 100
Mauritius6001 0008 0009 0009 00043 0002 100400
Mozambique6002 5006 0009 0009 00020 0001 200300
Namibia8402 0008 0008 0008 00018 000600200
Niger1 8002 0007 0007 0007 00017 0001 200600
Nigeria4202 0007 00013 00013 00027 0001 700400
Rwanda03603603606 00049 000900400
Senegal1 8004 0007 00021 00021 00027 0001 700400
Sierra Leone1 8003 0005 00011 00011 00028 0001 200100
South Africa3002 0004 0008 0008 00037 0001 400200
South Sudan036036036017 70029 0001 000400
Sudan8402 00011 00011 00011 00013 0001 400300
Swaziland8402 0004 50011 00011 00033 0001 500200
Tanzania1 2002 0003 00013 00013 00046 0002 100100
Togo1 8002 0002 5008 0008 00039 0001 300400
Tunisia1 80011 00021 00021 00021 00014 60003 500300
Zambia6005 00012 00019 00019 00039 0001 300100
Zimbabwe1 8004 00022 00022 00022 00022 0001 200400
Bahamas8404 40013 00013 00013 00042 0001 500400
Bermuda6005 0006 0006 0006 00031 0003 300600
Canada3004 0007 0009 0009 00037 0001 500400
Guatemala8404 00010 20010 00010 00010 0001 200400
Haiti6003 0008 0008 0008 00022 0001 500300
Jamaica8403 50013 00013 00013 00034 0001 900400
Mexico1 2004 0009 50012 00012 00034 0001 700400
Nicaragua1 2004 00025 00015 00015 00034 0001 500400
Panama6003 50015 00015 00015 00057 0002 500500
Trinidad And Tobago8403 50013 50013 00013 00034 0001 900400
United States of America3006 00010 00010 00010 00045 0001 500500
Puerto Rico3003 0009 0009 0009 00051 0002 200300
Argentina6002 50010 00010 00010 00050 0001 500300
Brazil6003 00014 00014 00014 00013 0001 700400
Paraguay4804 0008 0008 0008 0007 0001 300400
United Kingdom4204 00014 00017 00017 00060 0002 200100
Ukraine8404 50027 50027 50027 50061 0001 600600
Turkey6006 00033 00033 00033 000106 0002 400700
Switzerland6004 00020 00020 00020 00023 0002 100700
Sweden4802 20010 00010 00010 00037 0001 900300
Spain6002 5009 0009 0009 00055 0002 200800
Romania6002 00013 50013 50013 50055 000500600
Portugal3002 00015 00017 00017 00031 0002 000500
Poland6005 00017 00017 00017 00017 0001 800400
Norway6003 00012 00012 00012 00037 0001 900500
Netherlands1 8004 00015 00015 00015 00040 9001 700600
Malta6003 00018 00018 00018 00045 0001 600500
Macedonia1 8004 00011 00011 00011 00034 0002 000300
Macao6002 0007 0007 0007 00029 0002 000600
Luxembourg6005 50017 40017 00017 00058 0001 700100
Lithuania6007 00014 40015 00015 00044 0001 400300
Liechtenstein3 0005 00019 50019 50019 50029 0002 100100
Latvia6002 00011 00011 00011 00033 000500200
Italy4803 00012 00012 00012 00046 000400400
Ireland6001 00016 00016 00016 00045 000500200
Iceland4802 00012 00018 00018 00034 0001 700400
Hungary6002 0006 00010 10010 10022 0001 300500
Greece4802 50013 00017 00017 00030 0001 900100
Germany4203 00010 00010 00010 00034 0001 4001 100
France3001 60013 00015 00015 00031 000500300
Finland6002 00013 50015 00015 00042 0001 600300
Faeroe Islands1 2002 0009 0009 0009 00038 000900400
Estonia1 8004 00011 00011 00011 00035 0001 500300
Denmark6003 00015 00011 00011 00015 0002 000600
Czech Republic6001 50025 00025 40025 40065 0001 700500
Croatia8404 00015 00015 40015 40020 0001 500400
Bulgaria6003 00012 00012 00012 00034 0001 800100
Belgium4805 50017 00017 00017 00058 0001 700600
Belarus1 8001 30011 00018 00018 00050 0001 100600
Austria4804 00014 00014 00014 00032 0001 900400
Andorra1 2003 50019 00019 00019 00042 0002 200500
Albania1 8001 00012 00011 00011 00016 0001 200500
Afghanistan1 2002 00011 00015 00015 00035 0002 200300
Armenia8402 00012 00039 50039 50039 000700300
Azerbaijan1 8001 50018 00018 00018 0002 00001 200300
Bahrain6004 00016 00016 50016 50035 0002 400300
Bangladesh6003 00011 00014 25014 25039 0002 000400
Bosnia and Herzegovina6002 50014 50014 50014 50064 0001 600100
Cambodia3002 0006 7008 0008 00022 000800500
China3003 50011 00011 00011 00022 0002 000400
Cyprus4801 0005 0005 0005 00025 000800300
Hong Kong3001 50010 00010 30010 30026 0002 100600
India6003 50014 00014 00014 00027 000300400
Indonesia6002 0009 50016 50016 50032 0001 500400
Iran6002 00012 00014 00014 00037 0001 200200
Iraq4802 00014 00014 00014 00066 0001 200300
Israel4204 50017 00017 00017 00054 0003 600600
Japan4805 50014 00018 00018 00034 0001 700600
Kuwait6004 00027 00027 00027 00047 0004 400700
Kyrgyzstan1 2002 00013 00013 00013 00057 0001 500400
Laos6001 50018 00026 60026 60044 0001 500600
Lebanon4202 0004 0008 0008 00046 0001 500700
Malaysia3001 40015 00012 00012 00015 0002 000500
Pakistan6001 0004 00013 00013 00034 000300200
Palestinian Territories1 2004 00017 00017 00017 00042 0003 300500
Philippines1 2002 00018 00018 00018 00038 0001 400500
Qatar8404 50015 00018 00018 00042 0002 200600
Russia1 8007 00029 00029 00029 00040 0001 500300
Saudi Arabia3004 00011 00019 50019 50019 0002 300700
Serbia1 8003 00034 00018 00018 00034 0001 900400
Singapore3002 5002 0007 0007 00019 0001 700400
Slovakia6003 0006 5008 0008 00012 0001 500100
Slovenia4803 50015 00015 00015 00044 0001 900400
South Korea3004 00011 0009 0009 00028 0001 700500
Sri Lanka4801 50018 00018 00018 00024 0001 400200
Syria3001 0002 0006 5006 50015 000800N/A
Taiwan6003 00011 00014 00014 00051 0001 500400
Thailand3003 0002 9003 0003 00047 0002 000700
United Arab Emirates1 2004 00012 00017 00017 00031 0002 500500
Yemen8401 0005 0006 0006 00017 0001 100400
Australia6002 50015 00015 00015 00020 0002 000800


Receiving SMSs while roaming is free
Rates are tax inclusive

Note: Check MTN Roam Like Home™ for prepaid rates in MTN operating countries.

You will be charged on a per 10KB data basis.


MTN customers can take their MTN number when they travel abroad and stay connected to contacts both at home in Uganda and the rest of the world. International roaming is available to all MTN mobile customers.

In most countries, MTN offers roaming with more than one partner. For list of roaming partners, click here .

Please see the ‘Cost’ tab for further details.

Get the extended MTN experience while roaming in MTN operating countries with the MTN Roam Like Home™ connection.

Learn more

We also offer preferential rates to our customers roaming in East Africa through partners in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda.

Learn more​

Before you travel

  • Confirm that your destination country has a network with a roaming agreement with MTN Uganda and that your acco unt is activated. See our roaming partners here.
  • Remember to take your phone charger and travel adapter
  • You can access your MTN Voice Mail online under MyMTN
  • PayAsYouGo customers may need to load or carry sufficient airtime credit to last their roaming duration

For a list of our Post-paid Voice and SMS roaming partners click here.

For a list of our Prepaid Voice and SMS roaming partners click here.

For a list of our Post-paid GPRS and 3G roaming partners click here.

For a list of our Prepaid GPRS and 3G roaming partners click here. ​

Activate

PayAsYouGo customers

Your account is pre-set to allow for roaming services. So, unless your phone has been barred from roaming and provided you have sufficient airtime, you can set off on your travels without a fuss.

Pay monthly customers

International roaming is automatically activated upon crossing into any one of the MTN network partner global territories, as long as you have been pre-approved for roaming services activation before traveling.

You will need to send us a formal letter of approval to activate your MTN line for roaming services, with a refundable deposit payment of UShs 360 000.

On arrival

When you switch on your phone, an approved network will be automatically selected.

If this does not happen automatically, choose to search manually on your phone by selecting 'settings', then 'phone settings' followed by 'network selection', then 'manual selection'.

You will then receive a choice of networks, select a preferred network.

Please see your handset manual as handsets differ.

Click here to download a list of our roaming partners.


Country Receive calls (in UShs) Local calls (in UShs) Calls back home (in UShs) Calling East Africa (in UShs) International calls (in UShs) Satellite calls (in UShs) Send SMS (in UShs) Data (in UShs)
Algeria1 8001 5007 0007 0007 00011 0001 700400
Angola6002 000 9 00017 00017 00026 0001 200500
Benin1 200200023 00030 00030 00048 0001 100100
Botswana8402 0005 00010 50010 50024 0001 400400
Burkina Faso1 2001 00023 00029 00029 00039 000400100
Burundi1 8001 5005 00013 00013 00048 0001 200400
Cameroon1 2003 00021 00022 00022 00025 0002 400700
Cape Verde1 2002 20020 00020 00020 00061 0003 200600
Central African Republic1 8002 0004 0004 0004 00047 0001 800N/A
Chad1 8004 00024 00025 00025 00033 6001 700400
Congo1 8005 50014 00014 00014 00046 0001 700600
Cote d'Ivoire1 2002 40011 5009 0009 00040 0001 000700
Democratic Republic of Congo1 2005 50015 00015 00015 0007 70001 600200
Egypt1 2003 00013 50013 50013 50029 0001 600600
Ethiopia1 2002 50010 50015 00015 00049 000400800
Gambia3 0004 00013 00013 00013 00045 0003 600300
Ghana8402 0003 0003 0003 00016 000800N/A
Guinea1 8002 0007 10013 00013 00034 0001 300300
Guinea-Bissau1 8004 0007 50017 00017 00024 0001 700500
Kenya036036036018 00034 0001 900200
Lesotho1 2001 5005 0005 0005 0005 0001 100200
Liberia3 0002 0006 10013 00013 00034 0001 600300
Libya1 2004 00012 50012 50012 50013 0002 500300
Madagascar1 8003 00012 20013 00013 00049 0001 200700
Malawi6002 5003 0007 0007 00034 0001 000100
Mauritania1 8005 50022 00027 00027 00054 0002 6001 100
Mauritius6001 0008 0009 0009 00043 0002 100400
Mozambique6002 5006 0009 0009 00020 0001 200300
Namibia8402 0008 0008 0008 00018 000600200
Niger1 8002 0007 0007 0007 00017 0001 200600
Nigeria4202 0007 00013 00013 00027 0001 700400
Rwanda03603603606 00049 000900400
Senegal1 8004 0007 00021 00021 00027 0001 700400
Sierra Leone1 8003 0005 00011 00011 00028 0001 200100
South Africa3002 0004 0008 0008 00037 0001 400200
South Sudan036036036017 70029 0001 000400
Sudan8402 00011 00011 00011 00013 0001 400300
Swaziland8402 0004 50011 00011 00033 0001 500200
Tanzania1 2002 0003 00013 00013 00046 0002 100100
Togo1 8002 0002 5008 0008 00039 0001 300400
Tunisia1 80011 00021 00021 00021 00014 60003 500300
Zambia6005 00012 00019 00019 00039 0001 300100
Zimbabwe1 8004 00022 00022 00022 00022 0001 200400
Bahamas8404 40013 00013 00013 00042 0001 500400
Bermuda6005 0006 0006 0006 00031 0003 300600
Canada3004 0007 0009 0009 00037 0001 500400
Guatemala8404 00010 20010 00010 00010 0001 200400
Haiti6003 0008 0008 0008 00022 0001 500300
Jamaica8403 50013 00013 00013 00034 0001 900400
Mexico1 2004 0009 50012 00012 00034 0001 700400
Nicaragua1 2004 00025 00015 00015 00034 0001 500400
Panama6003 50015 00015 00015 00057 0002 500500
Trinidad And Tobago8403 50013 50013 00013 00034 0001 900400
United States of America3006 00010 00010 00010 00045 0001 500500
Puerto Rico3003 0009 0009 0009 00051 0002 200300
Argentina6002 50010 00010 00010 00050 0001 500300
Brazil6003 00014 00014 00014 00013 0001 700400
Paraguay4804 0008 0008 0008 0007 0001 300400
United Kingdom4204 00014 00017 00017 00060 0002 200100
Ukraine8404 50027 50027 50027 50061 0001 600600
Turkey6006 00033 00033 00033 000106 0002 400700
Switzerland6004 00020 00020 00020 00023 0002 100700
Sweden4802 20010 00010 00010 00037 0001 900300
Spain6002 5009 0009 0009 00055 0002 200800
Romania6002 00013 50013 50013 50055 000500600
Portugal3002 00015 00017 00017 00031 0002 000500
Poland6005 00017 00017 00017 00017 0001 800400
Norway6003 00012 00012 00012 00037 0001 900500
Netherlands1 8004 00015 00015 00015 00040 9001 700600
Malta6003 00018 00018 00018 00045 0001 600500
Macedonia1 8004 00011 00011 00011 00034 0002 000300
Macao6002 0007 0007 0007 00029 0002 000600
Luxembourg6005 50017 40017 00017 00058 0001 700100
Lithuania6007 00014 40015 00015 00044 0001 400300
Liechtenstein3 0005 00019 50019 50019 50029 0002 100100
Latvia6002 00011 00011 00011 00033 000500200
Italy4803 00012 00012 00012 00046 000400400
Ireland6001 00016 00016 00016 00045 000500200
Iceland4802 00012 00018 00018 00034 0001 700400
Hungary6002 0006 00010 10010 10022 0001 300500
Greece4802 50013 00017 00017 00030 0001 900100
Germany4203 00010 00010 00010 00034 0001 4001 100
France3001 60013 00015 00015 00031 000500300
Finland6002 00013 50015 00015 00042 0001 600300
Faeroe Islands1 2002 0009 0009 0009 00038 000900400
Estonia1 8004 00011 00011 00011 00035 0001 500300
Denmark6003 00015 00011 00011 00015 0002 000600
Czech Republic6001 50025 00025 40025 40065 0001 700500
Croatia8404 00015 00015 40015 40020 0001 500400
Bulgaria6003 00012 00012 00012 00034 0001 800100
Belgium4805 50017 00017 00017 00058 0001 700600
Belarus1 8001 30011 00018 00018 00050 0001 100600
Austria4804 00014 00014 00014 00032 0001 900400
Andorra1 2003 50019 00019 00019 00042 0002 200500
Albania1 8001 00012 00011 00011 00016 0001 200500
Afghanistan1 2002 00011 00015 00015 00035 0002 200300
Armenia8402 00012 00039 50039 50039 000700300
Azerbaijan1 8001 50018 00018 00018 0002 00001 200300
Bahrain6004 00016 00016 50016 50035 0002 400300
Bangladesh6003 00011 00014 25014 25039 0002 000400
Bosnia and Herzegovina6002 50014 50014 50014 50064 0001 600100
Cambodia3002 0006 7008 0008 00022 000800500
China3003 50011 00011 00011 00022 0002 000400
Cyprus4801 0005 0005 0005 00025 000800300
Hong Kong3001 50010 00010 30010 30026 0002 100600
India6003 50014 00014 00014 00027 000300400
Indonesia6002 0009 50016 50016 50032 0001 500400
Iran6002 00012 00014 00014 00037 0001 200200
Iraq4802 00014 00014 00014 00066 0001 200300
Israel4204 50017 00017 00017 00054 0003 600600
Japan4805 50014 00018 00018 00034 0001 700600
Kuwait6004 00027 00027 00027 00047 0004 400700
Kyrgyzstan1 2002 00013 00013 00013 00057 0001 500400
Laos6001 50018 00026 60026 60044 0001 500600
Lebanon4202 0004 0008 0008 00046 0001 500700
Malaysia3001 40015 00012 00012 00015 0002 000500
Pakistan6001 0004 00013 00013 00034 000300200
Palestinian Territories1 2004 00017 00017 00017 00042 0003 300500
Philippines1 2002 00018 00018 00018 00038 0001 400500
Qatar8404 50015 00018 00018 00042 0002 200600
Russia1 8007 00029 00029 00029 00040 0001 500300
Saudi Arabia3004 00011 00019 50019 50019 0002 300700
Serbia1 8003 00034 00018 00018 00034 0001 900400
Singapore3002 5002 0007 0007 00019 0001 700400
Slovakia6003 0006 5008 0008 00012 0001 500100
Slovenia4803 50015 00015 00015 00044 0001 900400
South Korea3004 00011 0009 0009 00028 0001 700500
Sri Lanka4801 50018 00018 00018 00024 0001 400200
Syria3001 0002 0006 5006 50015 000800N/A
Taiwan6003 00011 00014 00014 00051 0001 500400
Thailand3003 0002 9003 0003 00047 0002 000700
United Arab Emirates1 2004 00012 00017 00017 00031 0002 500500
Yemen8401 0005 0006 0006 00017 0001 100400
Australia6002 50015 00015 00015 00020 0002 000800


Receiving SMSs while roaming is free
Rates are tax inclusive

Note: Check MTN Roam Like Home™ for prepaid rates in MTN operating countries.

You will be charged on a per 10KB data basis.