How to call Jordan (country code +962)

Calling to Jordan

… to a mobile (cellular) phone or text (sms)

Use the same call sequence.

Mobile phone numbers begin with the digit ‘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

Jordan 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 Jordan (domestic dialing)

‘0’ is used as a trunk prefix when calling to a different area (geographic) code in Jordan.

Local calling (within the same area code)

To call within the same area code dial only the local phone number. Do not dial the trunk prefix ‘0’ or the area code.

seven digits
local phone number

Long distance calling (to a different area code or from a mobile phone)

To call to a different area code or call from a mobile phone dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the area code, then the local phone number.

0one digitseven digits
trunk prefixarea codelocal phone number

Mobile calling (to a mobile phone)

To call to a mobile phone dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the carrier code, then the subscriber phone number.

0two digitssix to seven digits
trunk prefixcarrier codesubscriber phone number

Jordanian phone numbers explained

Number details

Jordanian phone numbers are eight digits.

The first digit designates whether the phone number is a landline (fixed line) or mobile.

Landlines have a one digit area code that designates a geographic part of the country.

Mobile numbers begin with ‘7’.

An example of a Jordanian phone number

The Jordan Museum lists its phone number in Amman as +962-6-4629317.

Number explanation
96264629317
country code for Jordanarea (geographic) code for Ammanlocal phone number in Amman
Local example – calling from another location in Amman

To call within the same area code dial only the local phone number. Do not dial the trunk prefix ‘0’ or the area code.

4629317
local phone number in Amman
Long distance example – calling from Aqaba, Jordan (on the other side of the country)

To call to a different area code dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the area code, then the local phone number.

064629317
trunk prefixarea (geographic) code for Ammanlocal phone number in Amman
Mobile phone example – calling from a mobile phone (including a foreign mobile phone roaming in Jordan)

To call to a different area code dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the area code, then the local phone number.

064629317
trunk prefixarea (geographic) code for Ammanlocal phone number in Amman
International example – calling from outside Jordan

To call from outside Jordan, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Jordan’s country code of ‘962’, followed by the local phone number.

Do not include a leading ‘0’ in the call when calling from outside Jordan.

exit code96264629317
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Jordanarea (geographic) code for Ammanlocal phone number in Amman

Calling from Jordan

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

Administrative and regulatory

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