In the realm of customer communication, navigating the terrain of texting can be akin to traversing a legal minefield. The potential threat of facing a lawsuit looms large, casting a shadow over even the most well-intentioned business endeavors. However, there exists a beacon of hope amidst this labyrinthine landscape: BSNL DLT registration.

Understanding the Landscape

In times of yore, businesses wielded the power to reach out to both new prospects and loyal patrons via the medium of text messaging. However, this unrestricted access paved the way for unscrupulous individuals to exploit unsuspecting recipients, leading to a surge in scams and fraudulent activities. Consequently, businesses found themselves embroiled in legal battles, accused of perpetrating Unsolicited Commercial Communication (UCC) through SMS channels.

The Regulatory Intervention

Enter TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India), the stalwart guardian of consumer rights and telecommunications standards. Recognizing the urgent need to curb the proliferation of spam and safeguard the interests of consumers and businesses alike, TRAI issued a mandate requiring all entities engaged in SMS-based communication to undergo registration on the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) platform.

Navigating the Registration Process

While the prospect of regulatory compliance may seem daunting, fear not, for clarity and guidance are at hand. The journey towards BSNL DLT registration, albeit intricate, can be demystified through a systematic approach. Allow us to illuminate the path with this comprehensive guide, ensuring swift approval and seamless integration into the realm of bulk SMS dissemination.

Unlocking the Gateway to Bulk SMS

Armed with the requisite knowledge and equipped with the necessary documentation, you stand poised to embark on your journey towards BSNL DLT registration. By adhering to the prescribed procedures and furnishing accurate information, you can navigate the registration process with confidence and precision.

Conclusion: Empower Your Communication Initiatives

In conclusion, the advent of BSNL DLT registration heralds a new era of responsibility and accountability in the realm of SMS communication. By embracing regulatory compliance and leveraging the power of technology, businesses can fortify their customer engagement strategies while mitigating the risk of legal repercussions. Let us embark on this journey together, forging ahead towards a future where communication is not only impactful but also ethically sound and legally compliant.


What is BSNL DLT?

BSNL DLT is a blockchain-based DLT that securely records and verifies transactions across multiple nodes in a network. It gives individuals the ability to truly own, control and manage their commercial communications.

BSNL, one of the largest telecommunications companies in India, implemented the DLT platform to comply with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) regulations on Unsolicited Commercial Communication (UCC) in order to prevent spam and fraud in the telecommunications industry.

The charges for BSNL DLT registration vary for both enterprises and telemarketers.

You can watch this tutorial video that goes through the BSNL DLT Registration process from beginning to end. You an also, read the blog if you prefer to read”

How to do DLT registration in BSNL?

Below are the steps an enterprise can take to get registered with BSNL DLT.

  1. Click on this link, which will lead you to the below page, then click signup.
Webpage of BSNL DLT platform.
  1. When you click on the signup button, it will lead you to the signup page. Click on ‘As Enterprise” to register your business/company as an entity on BSNL DLT.
Sign up page of BSNL DLT registration


A confirmation box will appear, click on ’Yes’ to proceed further.

A computer screen showing DLT registration steps
  • 3. Enter your business PAN number to register your business as an entity. If you are a small business and do not have a business PAN number then you can add your personal PAN details.
Easy DLT registration steps on the BSNL website
  • 4. Then add your business name as registered on your PAN and registration certificate. Enter the email address and password that you will be using for your DLT account.
Business signing authority entering details on BSNL DLT portal for enterprises
  • 5.Now, enter your contact information and business owner information.
  • 6. Fill in the details and add the requested documents to proceed.
Sign up for a business account page.


  • 7.  Once done, you will receive an OTP on your mobile phone. Enter it to continue.
An enterprise owner receiving an OTP message during BSNL DLT enterprise registration

Now, you will have to wait for 3-4 working days to receive approval for your business registered as an entity.

BSNL DLT content template registration process for bulk SMS 

Prior to transmission of commercial content, it is necessary to register content templates on the DLT platform to receive consent from new subscribers.

An entity or telemarketer can register a content template by following the steps below:

  1. Login to BSNL DLT Portal, and sign in as an Enterprise.
  2. Then find and click on the Template>>Content Template option from the right menu. Then select Add new template option. The following screen will appear.
BSNL DLT enterprise content template registration guide
  1. Choose the template type Promotional/Transactional/Service. 
  2. Select the category of the content and an approved header.
  3. Then enter a unique template name for your reference.
  4. Type the content for the fixed part and choose the insert variable button where data will change every time.

Sample content template:  Dear {#var#}, Your OTP is {#var#}, Team SMSCountry.

  1. Click on the Save button.
  2. Now you can see approved/pending templates in the template list. You can use the template at any time once it is approved.

Points to remember 

  • The number of templates you create is up to you.
  • The operator will reject your SMS if it doesn’t match the template approved on BSNL’s DLT portal, and you won’t be refunded.

Ready to proceed with DLT registration for BSNL? 

That’s it! Now you can proceed with your BSNL DLT registration. With this guide, it’ll be a breeze.

But if you get stuck during the DLT registration, you can reach out to Mobonair  for help.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to send SMS through BSNL?

Log in to your account and navigate to the messaging section. Enter the recipient’s number and your message before hitting Send.

Alternatively, you can use an SMS gateway provider. Use their APIs to integrate the SMS gateway into your system. This will allow you to send SMS programmatically through BSNL’s network.

Can I send international SMS from BSNL?

Yes, you can send international SMS from BSNL. However, note that international SMS rates will apply. These rates can vary depending on your target country. Check with BSNL for more information on international SMS rates.

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