How to call the Ivory Coast (Côte D’Ivoire) (country code +225)

Calling to the Ivory Coast

  • A leading ‘0’ is included in the international call sequence – it designates certain mobile carrier codes in the Ivory Coast.
  • 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 a two digit carrier code starting with ‘0’, 4′, ‘5’, ‘6’, or ‘7’.

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

Ivory Coast 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 the Ivory Coast (domestic dialing)

Dial the entire eight digit phone number for all domestic calls in the Ivory Coast. There is no trunk or long distance number used in the Ivory Coast phone system.

Ivorian phone numbers explained

Number details

Ivorian phone numbers are eight digits.

The first digit designates whether the phone number connects to a landline or mobile phone.

Landline phones begin with ‘2’ or ‘3’. The first two digits designate a geographic region of the country.

Mobile numbers begin a ‘0’, ‘4’, ‘5’, ‘6’, or ‘7’. The first two digits designate the mobile phone carrier. A leading ‘0’ is always included in the call sequence when calling to an Ivorian phone number.

An example of an Ivorian phone number

The Hotel President lists its phone number in Yamoussoukro as +225 30 64 64 64.

Phone number explanation
2253064 64 64
country code for Ivory Coastgeographic (area) code for Yamoussoukroremainder of the phone number
Local example – calling from another location in Yamoussoukro

Dial the entire eight digit phone number for all calls within the Ivory Coast.

3064 64 64
geographic (area) code for Yamoussoukroremainder of the phone number
Long distance example – calling Abidjan, Ivory Coast (on the other side of the country)

Dial the entire eight digit phone number for all calls within the Ivory Coast.

3064 64 64
geographic (area) code for Yamoussoukroremainder of the phone number
Mobile phone example – calling a mobile phone (including a foreign mobile phone roaming in the Ivory Coast)

Dial the entire eight digit phone number for all calls within the Ivory Coast.

3064 64 64
geographic (area) code for Yamoussoukroremainder of the phone number
International example – calling from outside the Ivory Coast

To call from outside the Ivory Coast, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by the Ivory Coast’s country code of ‘225’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code225
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for the Ivory Coast

Calling from the Ivory Coast

’00’ is used as an exit code when dialing an international call from the Ivory Coast.

Administrative and regulatory

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