How to dial an international phone call from Malaysia

Dialing sequence

Calling to an international location from Malaysia follows the basic international call sequence of:

00one to three digit numberremaining numbers
Malaysian exit codedestination country codelocal phone number

First: Dial ’00’: The international switchboard is reached from Malaysia by dialing exit code ’00’.

Next: Dial the country code of the country being phoned: Country codes are 1 to 3 digits.

Next: Dial the destination local phone number: Local phone numbers vary in length depending on the country being called.

… from a mobile phone

Use the same call sequence.

When calling from an Malaysian mobile phone while roaming outside of Malaysia, dial the call sequence as if calling from the country where mobile phone is currently located.

When calling from a non-Malaysian mobile phone while roaming inside of Malaysia, dial the call sequence as if calling from Malayisa.

… from a VoIP phone

Use the same call sequence.

When calling from an Malaysian VoIP phone while roaming outside of Malaysia, dial the call sequence as if calling from Malaysia.

When calling from a non-Malaysian VoIP phone while located inside of Malaysia, dial the call sequence as if calling from the country where the VoIP phone is registered.

… from a satellite phone

Use the same call sequence.

Many satellite phone systems have their own country code and calling sequence independent of Malaysia’s.

… sending a fax

Use the same call sequence.

Domestic calling sequence

see the “domestic calling” section on our “How to call Malaysia” page.

Call sequence to all countries of the world

For specific calling instructions for each country, see the specific country’s calling page.

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