How to Search for and Buy a Twilio Phone Number from Console

Using Twilio’s Console site, it’s easy to search for and find the phone numbers you want. Here are the instructions:

  1. Login to your account at
  2. Click Phone Numbers Icon_Numbers.png.
  3. Click the red + icon Icon_New.png, or Buy a Number.
  4. Enter the criteria for the phone number you need, and then click Search.

    • Country: Select the desired country from the drop-down menu.
    • Number or Location: Select the desired option to search by digits/phrases, or a specific City or Region.
    • Capabilities: Select your service needs for this number.
    • Advanced: Click this link to show options for the desired phone number type (local, mobile, toll-free), local address requirements, and to allow beta number results.
  5. Search results will be displayed with the phone number, location, type, capabilities, and price listed. Click Buy to purchase a phone number for your current project or sub-account.

Search and Purchase a Twilio Phone Number via the REST API

Twilio phone numbers can also be searched and purchased programmatically using REST API requests. For full details, please see our article Using the REST API to Search for and Buy Twilio Phone Numbers.

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