How to call Morocco (country code +212)

Calling to Morocco

  • A leading ‘0’ is not included in the international call sequence – it is only used in Morocco for domestic long distance calls and domestic calls to a mobile phone.
  • 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’, and ‘7’. Phone numbers are often listed with a leading ‘0’ however the leading ‘0’ is not dialed when calling from outside the country.

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

Moroccan phone numbers beginning with ‘8920’, ‘8921’, and ‘8922’ are reserved for VSAT phone numbers.

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 Morocco (domestic dialing)

‘0’ is used as a trunk prefix within Morocco. It is dialed (along with the area code) for all calls within Morocco.

Local calling (within the same area code)

For all calls within Morocco dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the area code and local phone number.

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

For all calls within Morocco dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the area code and local phone number.

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Mobile calling (to a mobile phone)

For all calls within Morocco dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the area code and local phone number.

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Moroccan phone numbers explained

Number details

Moroccan phone numbers are nine digits.

The first four digits represent a geographic (area) code or carrier code, as well as whether the phone number is a land-line (fixed line) or mobile phone number.

Mobile numbers begin with ‘6’ and ‘7’.

An example of a Moroccan phone number

The Photography Museum of Marrakesh lists its phone number in Marrakesh as (212) 524-385-721.

Phone number example
212524385 721
country code for Moroccogeographic (area) code for Marrakeshremainder of the local phone number
Local example – calling from another location in Marrakesh, Morocco

Dial the trunk prefix ‘0’ followed by the nine digit phone number for all calls within Morocco.

0524385 721
trunk prefixgeographic (area) code for Marrakeshremainder of the local phone number
Long distance example – calling from Nador, Morocco (on the other side of the country)

Dial the trunk prefix ‘0’ followed by the nine digit phone number for all calls within Morocco.

0524385 721
trunk prefixgeographic (area) code for Marrakeshremainder of the local phone number
Mobile phone example – calling from a mobile phone (including a foreign mobile phone roaming in Morocco)

Dial the trunk prefix ‘0’ followed by the nine digit phone number for all calls within Morocco.

0524385 721
trunk prefixgeographic (area) code for Marrakeshremainder of the local phone number
International example – calling from outside Morocco

To call from outside Morocco, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Morocco’s country code of ‘212’, followed by the local phone number.

Do not dial any leading ‘0’ listed in the Moroccan phone number.

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exit code for the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Moroccogeographic (area) code for Marrakeshremainder of the local phone number

Calling from Morocco

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

Administrative and regulatory

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