How to get Virtual Number for WhatsApp (Hassle-free process)

updated on 07 February 2024

Kindly Note: Before you read further, we'd just like to inform that WhatsApp Virtual Number circulation has been restricted as of now due to some restrictions and changes in government policies! Kindly await further updates from Team AiSensy regarding the availability of Virtual number for WhatsApp. 

Looking to get a virtual number for WhatsApp?

If you're looking for a secure & reliable virtual number to access WhatsApp, you're in the right place.

A Virtual number is a perfect choice if you're using WhatsApp Business API to market your business on WhatsApp.

A WhatsApp virtual number is one of the safest, most reliable & cost-effective means of communicating with hundreds of thousands of users in one go.

In this blog, we'll tell you how to hassle-free get your virtual number for WhatsApp, and why integrating it with a robust business phone system can further enhance your communication capabilities and streamline customer interactions.

Note: The WhatsApp Virtual number we'll discuss in this blog can only be used to procure & use WhatsApp Business API. If you're looking for a WhatsApp Virtual number for some other purpose, contact us on this page.

But first,

What is a WhatsApp Virtual Number?

Virtual number for WhatsApp
Virtual number for WhatsApp

A WhatsApp virtual number is a phone number that allows you to communicate with users on WhatsApp without requiring a physical SIM card. This number is not linked to specific network operators (like Jio, Airtel etc). It is best suited for businesses or individuals who want to keep their personal numbers private while still being able to communicate with their users. 

Benefits of Getting a Virtual Number for WhatsApp

  Benefits of WhatsApp Virtual NumberSource
  Benefits of WhatsApp Virtual Number
  • Cost-effective - Using a virtual number for WhatsApp is a much more cost-effective option than using a number from a Telecom operator like Airtel/ Jio.

  • No physical existence - As the name suggests, a virtual WhatsApp number doesn't have a physical existence. It exists, but it's completely virtual.

  • Highly Flexible - The biggest convenience of using a WhatsApp Virtual number is that you don't need a physical SIM card to use it.

  • Accessible Globally - You can communicate with people worldwide with a WhatsApp virtual number, making it an excellent option for international business or personal communication.

  • Top-notch privacy - WhatsApp virtual numbers allow you to keep your personal phone number private, particularly useful if you're using WhatsApp for business purposes or communicating with people you don't know well.

Kindly Note: We are currently not providing WhatsApp Virtual Numbers due to some restrictions and changes in government policies! Kindly await further updates from Team AiSensy regarding the availability of Virtual number for WhatsApp. 

How to get Virtual Number for WhatsApp with AiSensy?

It's amazingly easy to get a Virtual WhatsApp number.

You can get your virtual WhatsApp number in just 1 step with AiSensy at a cost-effective solution of only ₹ 1999/ year + GST.

Click the below link to purchase your WhatsApp Virtual number.

You also get an option to opt for the missed call.

Kindly Note: We are currently not providing WhatsApp Virtual Numbers due to some restrictions and changes in government policies! Kindly await further updates from Team AiSensy regarding the availability of Virtual number for WhatsApp. 

How can you use WhatsApp Virtual Number?

The Virtual WhatsApp Number is valid only for creating & connecting WhatsApp Business API. You can't use this number for any other purpose.

Once you've made the payment, connect us to get access to the WhatsApp Virtual Number.

Connect with us so that we can assist you with the OTP for signing in with your WhatsApp Virtual number to the platform.

How to use WhatsApp for your Business?

Once you've got your WhatsApp Virtual number, you can use it to procure WhatsApp Business API by signing up to AiSensy.

Brands like Skullcandy, Physicswallah, Vivo, Rentomojo, Crib & much more use WhatsApp for Marketing, customer support & automation.

With WhatsApp, they've been able to drive as much as 150x ROI for their businesses.

Note here that if you wish to do bulk WhatsApp Marketing, it's suggested that you use a platform like AiSensy. AiSensy is a WhatsApp Marketing Platform based on Official WhatsApp Business APIs.

Here are some ways you can use WhatsApp for your business marketing using a WhatsApp Marketing Platform like AiSensy

1. Shoot Promotional WhatsApp Broadcasts to Unlimited users in one go

Send non-transactional messages like discount offers, promotions on festivals, product launch messages, season-end-sale & much more to boost your business’ sales & conversions.

Add clickable CTA & Quick Reply Buttons to make your promotional messages more actionable with AiSensy. 

Promotional messages on WhatsApp
Promotional messages on WhatsApp

Read: 14 WhatsApp Promotional messages examples

2. Automate notifications on WhatsApp

Use WhatsApp for Business to automate notifications for multiple events like orders, shipping, delivery, abandoned carts & more to users via integration. 

Basically, you can set up automated notifications that will be sent to a user's WhatsApp whenever they trigger an event. E.g. order confirmation notifications/delivery updates.

Now, whenever a user buys a product, they will receive a confirmation on WhatsApp. Similarly, if they add an item to their cart & don't check out, they'll receive an Abandoned Cart notification reminding them to complete their purchase.


3. Run Direct to WhatsApp Ads

A major benefit here is that when a user lands on your WhatsApp, you'll instantly get their name & Mobile number (without having them fill out tiring forms).

You have a 3x better chance of converting a user by getting them on WhatsApp than on your landing page.

Direct to WhatsApp Ads
Direct to WhatsApp Ads

4. Integrate WhatsApp Chatbot to automate Sales & Support

A WhatsApp Chatbot responds like a human agent, understanding & responding to queries instantly. 

Also, it can show personalized recommendations, helping users find the right product & complete sales without human intervention. 

You can easily create WhatsApp Chatbot in 10 minutes without coding expertise with AiSensy's Chatbot flow builder

There are so many more ways WhatsApp can benefit your business.

Check out some more amazing Use Cases of WhatsApp for your business.

WhatsApp Virtual Number FAQs

To get a virtual number for WhatsApp, you can take assistance from AiSensy. AiSensy provides a virtual WhatsApp number to get your WhatsApp Business API approved at a minimum pricing of ₹1999 + GST/ year.

You can’t get a WhatsApp Virtual number for free. This is because of the maintenance & provider charges for the virtual number. So, if you’re looking for a WhatsApp Virtual number to use WhatsApp Business API, you’ll need to purchase it from AiSensy or some other provider.

A WhatsApp virtual number offers several advantages, including increased privacy and security for your personal phone number. It also allows you to maintain a professional presence on WhatsApp by using a separate business number for customer communications. A WhatsApp virtual number provides more flexibility and control over your communications on the platform.


A WhatsApp Virtual number is the safest thing you can purchase to protect your privacy, increase your accessibility & message your audiences globally.

We hope you got to know how to get a WhatsApp Virtual number from this blog.

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Ultimate Guide to WhatsApp Business API

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WhatsApp for Business: 10 Effective tools & strategies

Top 12 WhatsApp Business API Use Cases

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