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 ‘+’ or ‘0011’.

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2. Enter the country code.

Check out the country codes on our international call rates support page.

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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.

An example to call the UK

For example, if you’re calling someone in the UK and their phone number is ‘07836 191 191’, here’s how to call them from Australia.

 
+ or 0011 The exit code to call outside Australia.
44 The country code for the UK.
7836 191 191 Drop the ‘0’ at the beginning of the number.

 

To call this number you’d dial +44 7836 191 191.

Additional information.

How do I dial '+' on my phone?

Keypad functionality differs between device manufacturers, however you can usually dial ‘+’ on most phones by:
• Pressing and holding the '0' or '*' key.
• Pressing the '0' or '*' key twice quickly.
On most smartphones, there's a button brings up a secondary keyboard for symbols such as ‘+’.