The easiest way to send credit back home
Vodafone’s International recharge service is a fast and easy way to recharge your friends and family’s mobile back home. Quite simply, you send credit from your Prepaid or Postpaid account here in Qatar directly to another mobile number in another country.
Our service reaches out to India, Nepal, Philippines, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Sri Lanka and many more countries connecting with a number of different local operators.
To send credit to a phone in other country simply :
Send ‘country code & mobile no to be recharged’ to 97729 and wait for instructions . For example , send +918826760897 to 97729
What is International recharge service?
International recharge service allows you to recharge your friends and family non-Qatari phone subscription (“Reciever”) anywhere in the world using your Vodafone Qatar line in simple steps.
Is International recharge service available for both Prepaid and Postpaid customers?
Yes, I is available to both Prepaid and Postpaid customers.
How does international recharge work?
To recharge you need to SMS 'Send' followed by the Reciever’s number (with the relevant international dialing code) to 97729.
In the next step you will get 2 options
- Recharge with Airtime
- Recharge with bundle
Select the option from available recharges and reply with your choice. Reply with 1 to confirm. Both Sender and Receiver will get confirmation by SMS.
What are the restrictions of international data recharge?
For Prepaid customers you will need to have enough balance. Also, the daily limit is QAR 100 and monthly limit is QR 500. There is no weekly limit of international recharge amount.
Will there be any service fee charged for each transaction?
Yes, there will be a service fee of 0.50 QR for each successful transaction.
Is there any limit on the number of transactions?
There is no limit on number of transactions until you reach the daily and monthly transaction amount limits.
Will the SMS to 97729 be charged?
No SMS to 97729 will be TOLL FREE
How will this reflect in case of Postpaid bills?
It will reflect as International recharge.
Will I be able to transfer is case my spend limit is Zero?
Yes , you can transfer through your credit limit.
Will I get a notification if my Prepaid balance is insufficient?
Yes, you will receive a SMS that your request could not be processed stating that you do not have enough balance to complete this transaction.
In case I am a Postpaid customer but I have Prepaid balance in my account from which account will the international recharge happen?
The transaction will happen and the money will be charged to the Postpaid bill.
Can a Prepaid customer do international recharge thru advance credit?
Yes but you will be charged service fee for both services.
Will the transaction fail if a customer replied with Yes or NO instead of numbers?
Yes, the transaction will fail.
Will there be minimum balance should be available for this service?
You need to have a minimum balance equal to transaction amount in order to have a successful transaction.
My balance/Postpaid account was deducted but the Receiver did not get the balance? What should I do?
Please contact our customer care
Which are the countries for which this service is applicable ?
The service is available in these countries.