How to call to Panama (country code +507)

Calling to Panama

  • 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’.

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

Panama 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 Panama (domestic dialing)

Dial all seven to eight digits of the phone number as they are listed.

There is no trunk prefix dialed when calling within Panama.

seven to eight digits
local phone number

Panamanian phone numbers explained

Number details

Panamanian phone numbers are seven to eight digits.

The first digit signifies whether the phone number is a landline or mobile as well as represents a geographic area of Panama. Landline phone numbers begin with ‘2’, ‘4’, and ‘7’.

Mobile numbers begin with digit ‘6’.

An example of a Panamanian phone number

The Panama Canal Museum lists its phone number in Panama City as (507) 211-1649.

Number explanation
507211 1649
country code for Panamasignifies a land-line (fixed line) telephone number in Panama Citylocal phone number in Panama City
Local example – calling from another location in Panama City, Panama

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Panama.

211 1649
signifies a land-line (fixed line) telephone number in Panama Citylocal phone number in Panama City
Long distance exmaple – calling from David, Panama (on the other side of the country)

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Panama.

211 1649
signifies a land-line (fixed line) telephone number in Panama Citylocal phone number in Panama City
International example – calling from outside Panama

To call from outside Panama, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Panama’s country code of ‘507’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code507211 1649
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Panamasignifies a land-line (fixed line) telephone number in Panama Citylocal phone number in Panama City

Calling from Panama

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

Administrative and regulatory

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