How to call to Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands (country code +599)

Please note: Bonaire shares country code +599 with the rest of the Caribbean Netherlands (Sint Eustatius and Saba) and Curaçao.

Calling to Bonaire

  • 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 ‘1’ and ‘6’. Mobile phone numbers are shared between Curaçao and the rest of the Caribbean Netherlands.

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

Bonaire 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 Bonaire (domestic dialing)

There is no trunk prefix dialed when calling within Bonaire.

All Bonaire phone numbers being with ‘7’ as country code +599 is shared with Curaçao, Saba, and Sint Eustatius.

seven digits
local phone number

Bonaire phone numbers explained

Number details

Bonaire phone numbers are seven digits.

The first digit – ‘7’ – designates Bonaire within the +599 country code (+599 is shared with Curaçao, Saba, and Sint Eustatius).

Mobile numbers start with ‘1’ or ‘6’. They are shared with the rest of the Caribbean Netherlands.

An example of a Bonaire phone number

The Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire lists its phone number in Kralendijk as +599 717 5330.

Number explanation
599717 5330
country code for Bonairegeographic (area) code for Bonaire within the Caribbean Netherlands and Curacaolocal phone number within Kralendijk
Local example – calling from another location in Kralendijk, Bonaire

All calls within Curaçao and the Caribbean Netherlands are dialed with the full local phone number.

717 5330
geographic (area) code for Bonaire within the Caribbean Netherlands and Curacaolocal phone number within Kralendijk
Long distance example – calling from Rincon, Bonaire (on the other side of the country)

All calls within Curaçao and the Caribbean Netherlands are dialed with the full local phone number.

717 5330
geographic (area) code for Bonaire within the Caribbean Netherlands and Curacaolocal phone number within Kralendijk
Curaçao and the Caribbean Netherlands example

All calls within Curaçao and the Caribbean Netherlands are dialed with the full local phone number.

717 5330
geographic (area) code for Bonaire within the Caribbean Netherlands and Curacaolocal phone number within Kralendijk
International example – calling from outside Bonaire, the rest of the Caribbean Netherlands, and Curaçao

To call from outside Curaçao and the Caribbean Netherlands, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Bonaire’s country code of ‘599’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code599717 5330
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for the Caribbean Netherlands and Curaçaogeographic (area) code for Bonaire within the Caribbean Netherlands and Curaçaolocal phone number within Kralendijk

Calling from Bonaire

’00’ is used as an exit code when dialing an international phone call from Curaçao and the Caribbean Netherlands (including Saba, Bonaire, and Sint Eustatius).

Administrative and regulatory

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