How to call to Aruba (country code +297)

Calling to Aruba

  • A leading '+' in the phone number means 'dial your country's exit code'.
  • Calling from a mobile phone: dial from on the country where you're currently located.
  • Calling from a VoIP or satellite phone: dial from on the country where the phone is registered.

… to a mobile (cellular) phone or text (sms)

Use the same call sequence.

Mobile phone numbers start with ’59’, ‘6’, ‘7’, or ‘9’.

When calling a mobile phone user, call to the country where the mobile phone is registered, regardless of where the person being called is currently roaming.

… to a VoIP phone

Use the same call sequence.

VoIP phone numbers begin with ’28’ and ‘501’.

When calling a VoIP phone user, call to the country where the VoIP phone is registered, regardless of where the person being called is currently roaming.

… to a satellite phone

Aruba does not have a country-specific satellite phone system.

Most satellite phones operate on their own country code – calls to these satellite phones follow their own call sequence.

… sending a fax

Use the same call sequence.

Calling within Aruba (domestic dialing)

Dial the entire phone number as it is listed. There is no trunk prefix dialed when calling within Aruba.

seven digits
local phone number

Aruba’s phone numbers explained

Number details

Aruban phone numbers are seven digits.

The first two digits designate whether the phone number is a land-line (fixed line) or mobile phone number. Land-lines being with the digits ’52’, ’56’, or ’58’.

Mobile numbers start with ’59’, ‘6’, ‘7’, or ‘9’.

An example of an Aruban phone number

The National Archeological Museum of Aruba lists its phone number in Oranjestad as (297) 582 8979.

Number explanation
297582 8979
country code for Arubasignifies a land-line (fixed line) telephone numberlocal phone number within Oranjestad
Local example – calling from another location in Oranjestad

Dial all seven digits of the local phone number for all phone calls within Aruba.

582 8979
signifies a land-line (fixed line) telephone numberlocal phone number within Oranjestad
International example – calling from outside Aruba

To call from outside Aruba, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Aruba’s country code of ‘297’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code297582 8979
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Arubasignifies a land-line (fixed line) telephone numberlocal phone number within Oranjestad

Calling from Aruba

’00’ is used as an exit code when dialing an international phone call from Aruba.

Administrative and regulatory

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