How to call to French Polynesia (country code +689)

Calling to French Polynesia

  • 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 begin with ‘2’, ‘3’, ‘7’, and ’89’.

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

French Polynesia 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 French Polynesia (domestic dialing)

Dial the entire local phone number as it is listed. There is no trunk prefix used for calling within French Polynesia.

six or eight digits
local phone number

French Polynesian phone numbers explained

Number details

French Polynesian phone numbers are six or eight digits.

The first digit signifies whether the phone number is a landline or mobile phone.

Land-line (fixed line) phone numbers being with a ‘4’, ‘5’, ‘6’, ‘8’ (but not ’89’), or ‘9’.

 

Mobile numbers being with ‘2’, ‘3’, ‘7’, or ’89’.

An example of a French Polynesian phone number

The Le Meridien Tahiti lists its phone number in Tahiti as 689 40 47 07 07.

Phone number explanation
68940 47 07 07
country code for French Polynesiadesignates a land-line (fixed line) phone numberremainder of the phone number
Local example – calling from another location in Tahiti, French Polynesia

Dial only the local phone number for all calls within French Polynesia.

40 47 07 07
designates a land-line (fixed line) phone numberremainder of the phone number
Long distance example – calling from Hakapehi, French Polynesia (on the other side of the country)

Dial only the local phone number for all calls within French Polynesia.

40 47 07 07
designates a land-line (fixed line) phone numberremainder of the phone number
International example – calling from outside French Polynesia (including France and French Overseas Departments and Territories)

To call from outside French Polynesia, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by French Polynesia’s country code of ‘689’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code68940 47 07 07
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for French Polynesiadesignates a land-line (fixed line) phone numberremainder of the phone number

Calling from French Polynesia

’00’ is used as an exit code to dial an international call from French Polynesia.

Administrative and regulatory

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