How to call Ascension Island (country code +247)

Calling to Ascension Island

  • 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.

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.

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

Ascension Island 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 Ascension Island (domestic dialing)

Dial the entire four digit phone number as it is listed.

There is no trunk or long distance number used within Ascension Island’s phone system.

four digits
local phone number

Ascension Island phone numbers explained

Number details

Ascension Island phone numbers are four digits.

The first two digits represent a geographic area of the island.

Mobile numbers are dialed the same way as all other numbers in Ascension Island.

An example of an Ascension Island phone number

The Ascension Island Government lists its phone number in Georgetown as (+247) 7000.

Phone number explanation
247secondone
country code for Ascension Islandlocal phone number within Georgetown
Local example – calling from another location in Georgetown, Ascension Island

Dial the local four digit phone number for all phone calls within Ascension Island.

7000
local phone number within Georgetown
Long distance example – calling from Two Boats, Ascension Island (on the other side of the country)

Dial the local four digit phone number for all phone calls within Ascension Island.

7000
local phone number within Georgetown
International example – calling from outside Ascension Island

To call from outside Ascension Island, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Ascension Island’s country code of ‘247’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code2477000
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Ascension Islandlocal phone number in Georgetown

Calling from Ascension Island

’00’ is used as an exit code to dial an international call from Ascension Island.

Administrative and regulatory

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