How to call Myanmar (Burma) (country code +95)

Calling to Myanmar

  • A leading ‘0’ is not included in the international call sequence – it is only used in Myanmar 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 ‘9’ (often listed as ’09’). The leading ‘0’ is not dialed when called from outside Myanmar.

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

Myanmar 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 Myanmar (domestic dialing)

‘0’ is used as a trunk prefix when calling to a different area code or a mobile in Myanmar.

Local calling (within the same area code)

Dial only the local phone number. Do not dial the trunk prefix ‘0’ or the area code.

five to seven digits
local phone number

Long distance calling (to a different area code)

Dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the area code, then the local phone number.

0one to four digitsfive to seven digits
trunk prefixarea codelocal phone number

Mobile calling (to or from a mobile phone)

Dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the area code, then the local phone number.

0one to four digitsfive to seven digits
trunk prefixarea codelocal phone number

Burmese phone numbers explained

Number details

Burmese phone numbers are six to nine digits.

The first one to four digits area an area code that represents a geographic area. The only one digit area codes are ‘1’ (Yangoon) and ‘2’ (Mandalay).

Mobile numbers being with ‘9’.

An example of a Burmese phone number

The Belmond Governor’s Residence lists its phone number in Yangon as +95 1 229860.

Number explanation
951229860
country code for Myanmararea (geographic) code for Yangonlocal phone number in Yangon
Local example – calling from another location in Yangon

Dial only the local phone number. Do not dial the trunk prefix ‘0’ or the area code.

229860
local phone number in Yangon
Long distance example – calling from Mandalay, Myanmar (on the other side of the country)

Dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the area code, then the local phone number.

01229860
trunk prefixarea (geographic) code for Yangonlocal phone number in Yangon
Mobile example – calling from a mobile phone (including a foreign mobile roaming in Myanmar)

Dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the area code, then the local phone number.

01229860
trunk prefixarea (geographic) code for Yangonlocal phone number in Yangon
International example – calling from outside Myanmar

To call from outside Myanmar, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Myanmar’s country code of ’95’, followed by the local phone number.

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

exit code951229860
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Myanmararea (geographic) code for Yangonlocal phone number in Yangon

Calling from Myanmar

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

Administrative and regulatory

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