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 destinations

click here.​

Please see the ‘Cost’ tab for further details.

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.​

Cost

CountryReceive 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 per 10KB (in UShs)
ALGERIA1,8001,5007,0007,0007,00011,0001,700       8.15
ANGOLA6002,0009,00017,00017,00026,0001,200    40.73
BENIN1,200200023,00030,00030,00048,0001,100       8.15
BOTSWANA8402,0005,00010,50010,50024,0001,400       8.15
BURKINA FASO1,2001,00023,00029,00029,00039,000400       8.15
BURUNDI1,8001,5005,00013,00013,00048,0001,200       8.15
CAMEROON1,2003,00021,00022,00022,00025,0002,400       8.15
CAPE VERDE1,2002,20020,00020,00020,00061,0003,200    61.10
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC1,8002,0004,0004,0004,00047,0001,800       8.15
CHAD1,8004,00024,00025,00025,00033,6001,700       8.15
CONGO,BRAZAVILLE1,8005,50014,00014,00014,00046,0001,700       8.15
COTE D'IVOIRE1,2002,40011,5009,0009,00040,0001,000       8.15
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO1,2005,50015,00015,00015,00077,0001,600       8.15
EGYPT1,2003,00013,50013,50013,50029,0001,600       8.15
ETHIOPIA1,2002,50010,50015,00015,00049,000400       8.15
GAMBIA3,0004,00013,00013,00013,00045,0003,600       8.15
GHANA8402,0003,0003,0003,00016,000800       8.15
GUINEA,CONAKRY1,8002,0007,10013,00013,00034,0001,300       8.15
GUINEA,BISSAU1,8004,0007,50017,00017,00024,0001,700       8.15
KENYA036036036018,00034,0001,900       8.15
LESOTHO1,2001,5005,0005,0005,0005,0001,100       8.15
LIBERIA3,0002,0006,10013,00013,00034,0001,600       8.15
LIBYA1,2004,00012,50012,50012,50013,0002,500       8.15
MADAGASCAR1,8003,00012,20013,00013,00049,0001,200       8.15
MALAWI6002,5003,0007,0007,00034,0001,000       8.15
MAURITANIA1,8005,50022,00027,00027,00054,0002,600       8.15
MAURITIUS6001,0008,0009,0009,00043,0002,100       8.15
MOZAMBIQUE6002,5006,0009,0009,00020,0001,200       8.15
NAMIBIA8402,0008,0008,0008,00018,000600       8.15
NIGER1,8002,0007,0007,0007,00017,0001,200       8.15
NIGERIA4202,0007,00013,00013,00027,0001,700       8.15
RWANDA03603603606,00049,000900       8.15
SENEGAL1,8004,0007,00021,00021,00027,0001,700       8.15
SIERRA LEONE1,8003,0005,00011,00011,00028,0001,200       8.15
SOUTH AFRICA3002,0004,0008,0008,00037,0001,400       8.15
SOUTH SUDAN036036036017,70029,0001,000       8.15
SUDAN8402,00011,00011,00011,00013,0001,400       8.15
SWAZILAND8402,0004,50011,00011,00033,0001,500       8.15
TANZANIA1,2002,0003,00013,00013,00046,0002,100       8.15
TOGO1,8002,0002,5008,0008,00039,0001,300       8.15
TUNISIA1,80011,00021,00021,00021,000146,0003,500       8.15
ZAMBIA6005,00012,00019,00019,00039,0001,300       8.15
ZIMBABWE1,8004,00022,00022,00022,00022,0001,200       8.15
BAHAMAS8404,40013,00013,00013,00042,0001,500       8.15
BERMUDA6005,0006,0006,0006,00031,0003,300       8.15
CANADA3004,0007,0009,0009,00037,0001,500       8.15
GUATEMALA8404,00010,20010,00010,00010,0001,200       8.15
HAITI6003,0008,0008,0008,00022,0001,500       8.15
JAMAICA8403,50013,00013,00013,00034,0001,900       8.15
MEXICO1,2004,0009,50012,00012,00034,0001,700       8.15
NICARAGUA1,2004,00025,00015,00015,00034,0001,500       8.15
PANAMA6003,50015,00015,00015,00057,0002,500       8.15
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO8403,50013,50013,00013,00034,0001,900       8.15
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA3006,00010,00010,00010,00045,0001,500       8.15
PUERTO RICO3003,0009,0009,0009,00051,0002,200       8.15
ARGENTINA6002,50010,00010,00010,00050,0001,500       8.15
BRAZIL6003,00014,00014,00014,00013,0001,700       8.15
PARAGUAY4804,0008,0008,0008,0007,0001,300       8.15
UNITED KINGDOM4204,00014,00017,00017,00060,0002,200       8.15
UKRAINE8404,50027,50027,50027,50061,0001,600       8.15
TURKEY6006,00033,00033,00033,000106,0002,400       8.15
SWITZERLAND6004,00020,00020,00020,00023,0002,100       8.15
SWEDEN4802,20010,00010,00010,00037,0001,900       8.15
SPAIN6002,5009,0009,0009,00055,0002,200       8.15
ROMANIA6002,00013,50013,50013,50055,000500       8.15
PORTUGAL3002,00015,00017,00017,00031,0002,000       8.15
POLAND6005,00017,00017,00017,00017,0001,800       8.15
NORWAY6003,00012,00012,00012,00037,0001,900       8.15
NETHERLANDS1,8004,00015,00015,00015,00040,9001,700       8.15
MALTA6003,00018,00018,00018,00045,0001,600       8.15
MACEDONIA1,8004,00011,00011,00011,00034,0002,000    61.10
MACAU6002,0007,0007,0007,00029,0002,000       8.15
LUXEMBOURG6005,50017,40017,00017,00058,0001,700       8.15
LITHUANIA6007,00014,40015,00015,00044,0001,400       8.15
LIECHTENSTEIN3,0005,00019,50019,50019,50029,0002,100 n/a 
LATVIA6002,00011,00011,00011,00033,000500       8.15
ITALY4803,00012,00012,00012,00046,000400       8.15
IRELAND6001,00016,00016,00016,00045,000500       8.15
ICELAND4802,00012,00018,00018,00034,0001,700       8.15
HUNGARY6002,0006,00010,10010,10022,0001,300       8.15
GREECE4802,50013,00017,00017,00030,0001,900       8.15
GERMANY4203,00010,00010,00010,00034,0001,400       8.15
FRANCE3001,60013,00015,00015,00031,000500       8.15
FINLAND6002,00013,50015,00015,00042,0001,600       8.15
FAEROE ISLANDS1,2002,0009,0009,0009,00038,000900 n/a 
ESTONIA1,8004,00011,00011,00011,00035,0001,500       8.15
DENMARK6003,00015,00011,00011,00015,0002,000       8.15
CZECH REPUBLIC6001,50025,00025,40025,40065,0001,700       8.15
CROATIA8404,00015,00015,40015,40020,0001,500       8.15
BULGARIA6003,00012,00012,00012,00034,0001,800       8.15
BELGIUM4805,50017,00017,00017,00058,0001,700       8.15
BELARUS1,8001,30011,00018,00018,00050,0001,100       8.15
AUSTRIA4804,00014,00014,00014,00032,0001,900       8.15
ANDORRA1,2003,50019,00019,00019,00042,0002,200       8.15
ALBANIA1,8001,00012,00011,00011,00016,0001,200       8.15
AFGHANISTAN1,2002,00011,00015,00015,00035,0002,200       8.15
ARMENIA8402,00012,00039,50039,50039,000700 n/a 
AZERBAIJAN1,8001,50018,00018,00018,00020,0001,200       8.15
BAHRAIN6004,00016,00016,50016,50035,0002,400       8.15
BANGLADESH6003,00011,00014,25014,25039,0002,000       8.15
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA6002,50014,50014,50014,50064,0001,600    61.10
CAMBODIA3002,0006,7008,0008,00022,000800       8.15
CHINA3003,50011,00011,00011,00022,0002,000       8.15
CYPRUS4801,0005,0005,0005,00025,000800       8.15
HONG KONG3001,50010,00010,30010,30026,0002,100       8.15
INDIA6003,50014,00014,00014,00027,000300       8.15
INDONESIA6002,0009,50016,50016,50032,0001,500       8.15
IRAN6002,00012,00014,00014,00037,0001,200       8.15
IRAQ4802,00014,00014,00014,00066,0001,200       8.15
ISRAEL4204,50017,00017,00017,00054,0003,600       8.15
JAPAN4805,50014,00018,00018,00034,0001,700       8.15
KUWAIT6004,00027,00027,00027,00047,0004,400       8.15
KYRGYZSTAN1,2002,00013,00013,00013,00057,0001,500       8.15
LAOS6001,50018,00026,60026,60044,0001,500       8.15
LEBANON4202,0004,0008,0008,00046,0001,500       8.15
MALAYSIA3001,40015,00012,00012,00015,0002,000       8.15
PAKISTAN6001,0004,00013,00013,00034,000300       8.15
PALESTINE1,2004,00017,00017,00017,00042,0003,300       8.15
PHILIPPINES1,2002,00018,00018,00018,00038,0001,400       8.15
QATAR8404,50015,00018,00018,00042,0002,200       8.15
RUSSIA1,8007,00029,00029,00029,00040,0001,500       8.15
SAUDI ARABIA3004,00011,00019,50019,50019,0002,300       8.15
SERBIA1,800​3,00034,00018,00018,00034,0001,900       8.15
SINGAPORE3002,5002,0007,0007,00019,0001,700       8.15
SLOVAKIA6003,0006,5008,0008,00012,0001,500       8.15
SLOVENIA4803,50015,00015,00015,00044,0001,900 n/a 
SOUTH KOREA3004,00011,0009,0009,00028,0001,700       8.15
SRI LANKA4801,50018,00018,00018,00024,0001,400       8.15
SYRIA3001,0002,0006,5006,50015,000800       8.15
TAIWAN6003,00011,00014,00014,00051,0001,500       8.15
THAILAND3003,0002,9003,0003,00047,0002,000       8.15
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES1,2004,00012,00017,00017,00031,0002,500       8.15
YEMEN8401,0005,0006,0006,00017,0001,100       8.15
AUSTRALIA6002,50015,00015,00015,00020,0002,000       8.15


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 destinations

click here.​

Please see the ‘Cost’ tab for further details.


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.​


CountryReceive 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 per 10KB (in UShs)
ALGERIA1,8001,5007,0007,0007,00011,0001,700       8.15
ANGOLA6002,0009,00017,00017,00026,0001,200    40.73
BENIN1,200200023,00030,00030,00048,0001,100       8.15
BOTSWANA8402,0005,00010,50010,50024,0001,400       8.15
BURKINA FASO1,2001,00023,00029,00029,00039,000400       8.15
BURUNDI1,8001,5005,00013,00013,00048,0001,200       8.15
CAMEROON1,2003,00021,00022,00022,00025,0002,400       8.15
CAPE VERDE1,2002,20020,00020,00020,00061,0003,200    61.10
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC1,8002,0004,0004,0004,00047,0001,800       8.15
CHAD1,8004,00024,00025,00025,00033,6001,700       8.15
CONGO,BRAZAVILLE1,8005,50014,00014,00014,00046,0001,700       8.15
COTE D'IVOIRE1,2002,40011,5009,0009,00040,0001,000       8.15
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO1,2005,50015,00015,00015,00077,0001,600       8.15
EGYPT1,2003,00013,50013,50013,50029,0001,600       8.15
ETHIOPIA1,2002,50010,50015,00015,00049,000400       8.15
GAMBIA3,0004,00013,00013,00013,00045,0003,600       8.15
GHANA8402,0003,0003,0003,00016,000800       8.15
GUINEA,CONAKRY1,8002,0007,10013,00013,00034,0001,300       8.15
GUINEA,BISSAU1,8004,0007,50017,00017,00024,0001,700       8.15
KENYA036036036018,00034,0001,900       8.15
LESOTHO1,2001,5005,0005,0005,0005,0001,100       8.15
LIBERIA3,0002,0006,10013,00013,00034,0001,600       8.15
LIBYA1,2004,00012,50012,50012,50013,0002,500       8.15
MADAGASCAR1,8003,00012,20013,00013,00049,0001,200       8.15
MALAWI6002,5003,0007,0007,00034,0001,000       8.15
MAURITANIA1,8005,50022,00027,00027,00054,0002,600       8.15
MAURITIUS6001,0008,0009,0009,00043,0002,100       8.15
MOZAMBIQUE6002,5006,0009,0009,00020,0001,200       8.15
NAMIBIA8402,0008,0008,0008,00018,000600       8.15
NIGER1,8002,0007,0007,0007,00017,0001,200       8.15
NIGERIA4202,0007,00013,00013,00027,0001,700       8.15
RWANDA03603603606,00049,000900       8.15
SENEGAL1,8004,0007,00021,00021,00027,0001,700       8.15
SIERRA LEONE1,8003,0005,00011,00011,00028,0001,200       8.15
SOUTH AFRICA3002,0004,0008,0008,00037,0001,400       8.15
SOUTH SUDAN036036036017,70029,0001,000       8.15
SUDAN8402,00011,00011,00011,00013,0001,400       8.15
SWAZILAND8402,0004,50011,00011,00033,0001,500       8.15
TANZANIA1,2002,0003,00013,00013,00046,0002,100       8.15
TOGO1,8002,0002,5008,0008,00039,0001,300       8.15
TUNISIA1,80011,00021,00021,00021,000146,0003,500       8.15
ZAMBIA6005,00012,00019,00019,00039,0001,300       8.15
ZIMBABWE1,8004,00022,00022,00022,00022,0001,200       8.15
BAHAMAS8404,40013,00013,00013,00042,0001,500       8.15
BERMUDA6005,0006,0006,0006,00031,0003,300       8.15
CANADA3004,0007,0009,0009,00037,0001,500       8.15
GUATEMALA8404,00010,20010,00010,00010,0001,200       8.15
HAITI6003,0008,0008,0008,00022,0001,500       8.15
JAMAICA8403,50013,00013,00013,00034,0001,900       8.15
MEXICO1,2004,0009,50012,00012,00034,0001,700       8.15
NICARAGUA1,2004,00025,00015,00015,00034,0001,500       8.15
PANAMA6003,50015,00015,00015,00057,0002,500       8.15
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO8403,50013,50013,00013,00034,0001,900       8.15
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA3006,00010,00010,00010,00045,0001,500       8.15
PUERTO RICO3003,0009,0009,0009,00051,0002,200       8.15
ARGENTINA6002,50010,00010,00010,00050,0001,500       8.15
BRAZIL6003,00014,00014,00014,00013,0001,700       8.15
PARAGUAY4804,0008,0008,0008,0007,0001,300       8.15
UNITED KINGDOM4204,00014,00017,00017,00060,0002,200       8.15
UKRAINE8404,50027,50027,50027,50061,0001,600       8.15
TURKEY6006,00033,00033,00033,000106,0002,400       8.15
SWITZERLAND6004,00020,00020,00020,00023,0002,100       8.15
SWEDEN4802,20010,00010,00010,00037,0001,900       8.15
SPAIN6002,5009,0009,0009,00055,0002,200       8.15
ROMANIA6002,00013,50013,50013,50055,000500       8.15
PORTUGAL3002,00015,00017,00017,00031,0002,000       8.15
POLAND6005,00017,00017,00017,00017,0001,800       8.15
NORWAY6003,00012,00012,00012,00037,0001,900       8.15
NETHERLANDS1,8004,00015,00015,00015,00040,9001,700       8.15
MALTA6003,00018,00018,00018,00045,0001,600       8.15
MACEDONIA1,8004,00011,00011,00011,00034,0002,000    61.10
MACAU6002,0007,0007,0007,00029,0002,000       8.15
LUXEMBOURG6005,50017,40017,00017,00058,0001,700       8.15
LITHUANIA6007,00014,40015,00015,00044,0001,400       8.15
LIECHTENSTEIN3,0005,00019,50019,50019,50029,0002,100 n/a 
LATVIA6002,00011,00011,00011,00033,000500       8.15
ITALY4803,00012,00012,00012,00046,000400       8.15
IRELAND6001,00016,00016,00016,00045,000500       8.15
ICELAND4802,00012,00018,00018,00034,0001,700       8.15
HUNGARY6002,0006,00010,10010,10022,0001,300       8.15
GREECE4802,50013,00017,00017,00030,0001,900       8.15
GERMANY4203,00010,00010,00010,00034,0001,400       8.15
FRANCE3001,60013,00015,00015,00031,000500       8.15
FINLAND6002,00013,50015,00015,00042,0001,600       8.15
FAEROE ISLANDS1,2002,0009,0009,0009,00038,000900 n/a 
ESTONIA1,8004,00011,00011,00011,00035,0001,500       8.15
DENMARK6003,00015,00011,00011,00015,0002,000       8.15
CZECH REPUBLIC6001,50025,00025,40025,40065,0001,700       8.15
CROATIA8404,00015,00015,40015,40020,0001,500       8.15
BULGARIA6003,00012,00012,00012,00034,0001,800       8.15
BELGIUM4805,50017,00017,00017,00058,0001,700       8.15
BELARUS1,8001,30011,00018,00018,00050,0001,100       8.15
AUSTRIA4804,00014,00014,00014,00032,0001,900       8.15
ANDORRA1,2003,50019,00019,00019,00042,0002,200       8.15
ALBANIA1,8001,00012,00011,00011,00016,0001,200       8.15
AFGHANISTAN1,2002,00011,00015,00015,00035,0002,200       8.15
ARMENIA8402,00012,00039,50039,50039,000700 n/a 
AZERBAIJAN1,8001,50018,00018,00018,00020,0001,200       8.15
BAHRAIN6004,00016,00016,50016,50035,0002,400       8.15
BANGLADESH6003,00011,00014,25014,25039,0002,000       8.15
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA6002,50014,50014,50014,50064,0001,600    61.10
CAMBODIA3002,0006,7008,0008,00022,000800       8.15
CHINA3003,50011,00011,00011,00022,0002,000       8.15
CYPRUS4801,0005,0005,0005,00025,000800       8.15
HONG KONG3001,50010,00010,30010,30026,0002,100       8.15
INDIA6003,50014,00014,00014,00027,000300       8.15
INDONESIA6002,0009,50016,50016,50032,0001,500       8.15
IRAN6002,00012,00014,00014,00037,0001,200       8.15
IRAQ4802,00014,00014,00014,00066,0001,200       8.15
ISRAEL4204,50017,00017,00017,00054,0003,600       8.15
JAPAN4805,50014,00018,00018,00034,0001,700       8.15
KUWAIT6004,00027,00027,00027,00047,0004,400       8.15
KYRGYZSTAN1,2002,00013,00013,00013,00057,0001,500       8.15
LAOS6001,50018,00026,60026,60044,0001,500       8.15
LEBANON4202,0004,0008,0008,00046,0001,500       8.15
MALAYSIA3001,40015,00012,00012,00015,0002,000       8.15
PAKISTAN6001,0004,00013,00013,00034,000300       8.15
PALESTINE1,2004,00017,00017,00017,00042,0003,300       8.15
PHILIPPINES1,2002,00018,00018,00018,00038,0001,400       8.15
QATAR8404,50015,00018,00018,00042,0002,200       8.15
RUSSIA1,8007,00029,00029,00029,00040,0001,500       8.15
SAUDI ARABIA3004,00011,00019,50019,50019,0002,300       8.15
SERBIA1,800​3,00034,00018,00018,00034,0001,900       8.15
SINGAPORE3002,5002,0007,0007,00019,0001,700       8.15
SLOVAKIA6003,0006,5008,0008,00012,0001,500       8.15
SLOVENIA4803,50015,00015,00015,00044,0001,900 n/a 
SOUTH KOREA3004,00011,0009,0009,00028,0001,700       8.15
SRI LANKA4801,50018,00018,00018,00024,0001,400       8.15
SYRIA3001,0002,0006,5006,50015,000800       8.15
TAIWAN6003,00011,00014,00014,00051,0001,500       8.15
THAILAND3003,0002,9003,0003,00047,0002,000       8.15
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES1,2004,00012,00017,00017,00031,0002,500       8.15
YEMEN8401,0005,0006,0006,00017,0001,100       8.15
AUSTRALIA6002,50015,00015,00015,00020,0002,000       8.15