Use this method to send audio files, if you want Telegram clients to display the file as a playable voice message. For this to work, your audio must be in an .OGG file encoded with OPUS (other formats may be sent as Audio or Document). On success, the sent Message is returned. Bots can currently send voice messages of up to 50 MB in size, this limit may be changed in the future.


Name Type Description
chat_id Union[int, str] Unique identifier for the target chat or username of the target channel (in the format @channelusername)
voice Union[InputFile, str] Audio file to send. Pass a file_id as String to send a file that exists on the Telegram servers (recommended), pass an HTTP URL as a String for Telegram to get a file from the Internet, or upload a new one using multipart/form-data.
caption Optional[str] Optional. Voice message caption, 0-1024 characters after entities parsing
parse_mode Optional[str] Optional. Mode for parsing entities in the voice message caption. See formatting options for more details.
duration Optional[int] Optional. Duration of the voice message in seconds
disable_notification Optional[bool] Optional. Sends the message silently. Users will receive a notification with no sound.
reply_to_message_id Optional[int] Optional. If the message is a reply, ID of the original message
reply_markup Optional[Union[InlineKeyboardMarkup, ReplyKeyboardMarkup, ReplyKeyboardRemove, ForceReply]] Optional. Additional interface options. A JSON-serialized object for an inline keyboard, custom reply keyboard, instructions to remove reply keyboard or to force a reply from the user.


Type: Message

Description: On success, the sent Message is returned.


As bot method

result: Message = await bot.send_voice(...)

Method as object


  • from aiogram.methods import SendVoice
  • from aiogram.api.methods import SendVoice
  • from aiogram.api.methods.send_voice import SendVoice

In handlers with current bot

result: Message = await SendVoice(...)

With specific bot

result: Message = await bot(SendVoice(...))

As reply into Webhook in handler

return SendVoice(...)