How to call Brunei (country code +673)

Calling to Brunei

  • 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

Use the same call sequence.

Bruneian mobile phone numbers are eight digits and begin with ‘7’ or ‘8’.

Calling to a mobile phone that is registered in Brunei but roaming outside of Brunei: dial the regular call sequence to an Bruneian mobile phone.

Calling to a mobile phone user currently roaming in Brunei with a phone that is registered outside of Brunei: call the country where the mobile phone is registered.

… to a VoIP phone

VoIP phone numbers based in Brunei are accessed with the same call sequence as a regular landline phone.

There are no designated VoIP exchanges in Brunei.

Calling to a VoIP phone registered in Brunei with the user roaming outside of Brunei: dial the regular call sequence to an Bruneian VoIP phone.

Calling to a VoIP phone user currently roaming in Brunei with a phone that is registered outside of Brunei: call the country where the VoIP phone is registered.

… to a satellite phone

Brunei does not have a country-speicifc 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 Brunei (domestic dialing)

Dial all seven digits as listed anywhere in the country. There is no trunk prefix (long distance prefix) required in Brunei.

seven digits
local phone number

Bruneian phone numbers explained

Number details

Bruneian phone numbers are seven digits. The first digit signifies whether the phone number is a land-line or mobile phone number.

Landline (fixed line) phone numbers begin with ‘2’ (but not ‘228’ or ‘229’), ‘3’, ‘4’, or ‘5’.

Mobile numbers being with ‘7’, ‘8’, ‘228’, and ‘229’. They are dialed the same way as all other numbers in Brunei.

An example of a Bruneian phone number

The Brunei Hotel lists its phone number in Negara Brunei Darussalam as +673 2244 828.

Number explanation
6732244 828
country code for Bruneigeographic (area) coderemainder of the phone number
Local example – calling from another location in Negara Brunei Darussalam

All seven digits of the local phone number are dialed when calling from anywhere in the country.

2244 828
local phone number
Long distance example – calling from Kuala Belait, Brunei (on the other side of the country)

All seven digits of the local phone number are dialed when calling from anywhere in the country.

02244 828
trunk prefixgeographic (area) coderemainder of the phone number
International example – calling from outside Brunei

Dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Brunei’s country code of ‘673’, followed by the local seven digit phone number.

exit code6732
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Bruneigeographic (area) code

Calling from Brunei

’00’ is used as an exit code to dial an international phone call from Brunei.

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