How to call to New Caledonia (country code +687)

Calling to New Caledonia

  • 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.

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

New Caledonia 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 New Caledonia (domestic dialing)

Dial the entire local phone number as it is listed. There is no trunk prefix used for calling within New Caledonia.

six digits
local phone number

New Caledonian phone numbers explained

Number details

New Caledonian phone numbers are six digits.

The first one to two digits signify whether the phone number is a fixed line (land-line) or mobile phone.

An example of a New Caledonian phone number

The Le Lagoon Hotel lists its phone number in Noumea as (+687) 26.12.55.

Phone number explanation
68726 12 55
country code for New Caledoniadesignates a land-line (fixed line) phone numberremainder of the phone number
Local example – calling from another location in Noumea, New Caledonia

Dial the entire six digit phone number for all calls within New Caledonia.

26 12 55
designates a land-line (fixed line) phone numberremainder of the phone number
Long distance example – calling Poum, New Caledonia (on the other side of the country)

Dial the entire six digit phone number for all calls within New Caledonia.

26 12 55
designates a land-line (fixed line) phone numberremainder of the phone number
International example – calling from outside New Caledonia (including France and French Overseas Departments and Territories)

To call from outside New Caledonia, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by New Caledonia’s country code of ‘687’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code68726 12 55
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for New Caledoniadesignates a land-line (fixed line) phone numberremainder of the phone number

Calling from New Caledonia

’00’ is used as an exit code to dial an international call from New Caledonia.

Administrative and regulatory

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