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How to call the Pitcairn Islands (country code 64 or 870)

LAST UPDATE: June 19th, 2018

Our entry for calling the Pitcairn Islands is currently undergoing more research.

Numbers for Pitcairn may be listed through New Zealand’s country code (+64) or an Inmarsat satellite phone system (country code +870). Older Inmarsat numbers listed under country codes +872 have been migrated to country code +870.

For this page, we are assuming a satellite phone number through the Inmarsat (+870) service. For +64 numbers (New Zealand), please place the call through the “calling to New Zealand” page.

Calling to the Pitcairn Islands

Calling within the Pitcairn Islands

Calls between Inmarsat satellite phones on the Pitcairn Islands are dialed through the international calling sequence (even though they are calling within the same country code).

When calling within the same area code (or between mobile phones) do not dial the trunk prefix or the area code.

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First: dial ’00’ – the international country code.

Second: dial ‘870’ – the country code for Inmarsat phones.

Third: dial nine digits – the specific Inmarsat phone code.

Pitcairn (Inmarsat) phone numbers explained

Inmarsat satellite phone numbers are nine digits.

There are no area codes or phone number designators – each phone is assigned its own phone number.

Calling internationally from Pitcairn Island

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

Our research shows that Pitcairn Island telecommunications are using Inmarsat satellite phone systems – currently listed as country code +870. Older numbers may be listed as +872 (these numbers have been migrated to +870).

Numbers may also be listed as +64 (New Zealand) – for these numbers, please dial the sequence as if you are calling from New Zealand.

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