How to call Guinea (country code +244)

Calling to Guinea

  • 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 ‘6’.

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

Guinea 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 Guinea (domestic dialing)

Dial the entire nine digit phone number for all calls within Guinea. There is no trunk or long distance number used in Guinea’s phone network.

nine digits
local phone number

Guinea’s phone numbers explained

Number details

Guinean phone numbers are nine digits.

The first digit signifies whether the phone number is a land-line (fixed line) or mobile phone.

Land-line phone numbers begin with a ‘3’.

Mobile numbers begin with a ‘6’.

An example of a phone number in Guinea

The Palm Camayenne lists its phone number in Conakry as +224 656 10 10 10.

Phone number explanation
224656 10 10 10
country code for Guineasignifies a mobile phoneremainder of the phone number
Local example – calling from another location in Conakry, Guinea

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Guinea.

656 10 10 10
signifies a mobile phoneremainder of the phone number
Long distance example – calling from Boola, Guinea (on the other side of the country)

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Guinea.

656 10 10 10
signifies a mobile phoneremainder of the phone number
Mobile phone example – calling from a mobile phone (including a foreign mobile roaming in Guinea)

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Guinea.

656 10 10 10
signifies a mobile phoneremainder of the phone number
International example – calling from outside Guinea

To call from outside Guinea, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Guinea’s country code of ‘224’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code224656 10 10 10
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Guineasignifies a mobile phoneremainder of the phone number

Calling from Guinea

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

Administrative and regulatory

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