How to call Qatar (country code +974)

Calling to Qatar

  • 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 the digit ‘3’, ‘5’, ‘6’, and ‘7’.

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

Qatar 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 Qatar (domestic dialing)

There is no trunk prefix used in Qatar.

Dial all domestic phone numbers as they are listed to and from anywhere within the country.

seven to eight digits
local phone number

Qatari phone numbers explained

Number details

Qatari phone numbers are seven to eight digits.

The first two digits represent whether the phone number is a land-line (fixed line) or mobile phone. Land-line phone numbers begin with a ’44’.

Mobile numbers being with ’33’, ’55’, ’66’, ’77’. They are dialed the same way as all other numbers in Qatar.

An example of a Qatari phone number

The Museum of Islamic Art lists its phone number in Doha as 974 4422 4444.

Number explanation
9744422 4444
country code for Qatardesignates a land-line (fixed line) phone numberremainder of the phone number
Local example – calling from another location in Doha

Dial all phone numbers as they are listed for any calls within Qatar.

4422 4444
designates a land-line (fixed line) phone numberremainder of the phone number
Long distance example – calling from Al Salwa, Qatar (on the other side of the country)

Dial all phone numbers as they are listed for any calls within Qatar.

4422 4444
designates a land-line (fixed line) phone numberremainder of the phone number
Mobile example – calling from a mobile phone (including a foreign mobile roaming in Qatar)

Dial all phone numbers as they are listed for any calls within Qatar.

4422 4444
designates a land-line (fixed line) phone numberremainder of the phone number
International example – calling from outside Qatar

To call from outside Qatar, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Qatar’s country code of ‘974’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code9744422 4444
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Qatardesignates a land-line (fixed line) phone numberremainder of the phone number

Calling from Qatar

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

Administrative and regulatory

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