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Calling to Antigua and Barbuda
Calling from Antigua and Barbuda
… to another country in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP)
NANP countries include Canada, the United States (and associated territories), and most regions of the Caribbean.
|1||three digit area code||seven digit number|
|long distance trunk prefix||country / area code||local phone number|
… to all other regions of the world
|011||one to three digit number||remaining numbers|
|Antiguan exit code||destination country code||local phone number|
First: Dial ‘011”: The international switchboard is reached from Antigua and Barbuda by dialing exit code ‘011’.
Next: Dial the country code of the country being phoned: Country codes are 1 to 3 digits.
Next: Dial the destination local phone number: Local phone numbers vary in length depending on the country being called.
Calling within Antigua and Barbuda (domestic dialing)
There is no trunk prefix (1) or area code (268) used when calling within Antigua and Barbuda.
Only the seven digit phone number is dialed.
Antiguan phone numbers explained
Country code: +1
Area code: +268
Exit code (dial out code): 011
Trunk prefix: 1
Number length: ten digits
Antiguan phone numbers are ten digits.
WHAT THE DIGITS STAND FOR
First three digits: an area (geographic) code to designate Antigua and Barbuda within the North American Numbering Plan. The Antiguan area code is ‘268’.
Next three digits: an area exchange within the Antiguan code of ‘268’.
Remaining digits: represent the remainder of the subscriber number.
Mobile numbers are intermixed with land-line phone numbers. They are dialed the same way as other phone numbers in Antigua and Barbuda.
An example of an Antiguan number
The Government of Antigua and Barbuda lists its phone number in St. John’s as (268) 468-4600.
In this phone number:
|country code for Antigua and Barbuda||area code for Antigua and Barbuda within the NANP||local phone number within St. John's|
If this number was dialed from another location in St. John’s it would be dialed:
|local phone number within St. John's|
If this number as dialed from a country inside the North American Numbering Plan (United States, Canada, most of the Caribbean, and U.S. Territories in the Pacific) it would be dialed:
|long distance trunk prefix||area (geographic) code for Antigua and Barbuda||local phone number within St. John's|
If this number was dialed from a country outside the North American Numbering Plan (United States, Canada, most of the Caribbean, and U.S. Territories in the Pacific) it would be dialed:
|exit code||1||268||468 4600|
|exit code of the country the call is dialed from||country code for the North American Numbering Plan||area (geographic) code for Antigua and Barbuda||local phone number within St. John's|