Making international calls.

This support article will give you key information about making calls from Australia to overseas numbers using international dialling codes.

How to make an international call from Australia.

 

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1. Enter the exit code.

The Australian exit code is 0011 or you could use + on a mobile. To dial +, press and hold 0 on your phone's keypad.

 

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2. Enter the country code.

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3. Enter the phone number.

Enter the phone number including the area code. If the area code or number begins with '0', drop the ‘0’ when you dial.

Here’s an example of how to call the UK.

If you’re calling someone in the UK and their phone number is ‘020 1234 5478’, here’s how to call them from Australia.

 

1. Enter the exit code.

The Australian exit code is 0011 or you could use + on a mobile. To dial +, press and hold 0 on your phone's keypad.

 

 

2. Enter the country code.

The UK country code is 44.

 

3. Enter the phone number.

The phone number with the area code is '20 1234 5478'. Always drop the ‘0’ from the area code.

Therefore, to call this number on an Australian mobile you’d dial +64 20 1234 5478 and on an Australian landline you'd dial 0011 20 1234 5478.
 

Here’s an example of how to call New Zealand.

If you’re calling someone in New Zealand and their number is ‘09 123 4567’, here’s how to call them from Australia.

 

1. Enter the exit code.

The Australian exit code is 0011 or you could use + on a mobile. To dial +, press and hold 0 on your phone's keypad.

 

 

2. Enter the country code.

The New Zealand country code is 64.

 

3. Enter the phone number.

The phone number with the area code is '9 123 4567'. Always drop the ‘0’ from the area code.

Therefore, to call this number on an Australian mobile you’d dial +64 9 123 4567 and on an Australian landline you'd dial 0011 64 9 123 4567.