How to call to Saba, Caribbean Netherlands (country code +599)

Please note: Saba shares country code +599 with the rest of the Caribbean Netherlands (Bonaire and Sint Eustatius) and Curaçao.

Calling to Saba

  • 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 start with ‘1’ and ‘6’. Mobile phone numbers are shared between Curaçao and the rest of the Caribbean Netherlands.

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

Saba 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 Saba (domestic dialing)

There is no trunk prefix dialed when calling within Saba.

All Saba phone numbers being with ‘4’ as country code +599 is shared with Curaçao, Bonaire, and Sint Eustatius.

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local phone number

Saba phone numbers explained

Number details

All Saba phone numbers are seven digits. The first digit ‘4’ – designates Saba within the +599 country code (+599 is shared with Curaçao, bonaire, and Sint Eustatius).

Mobile numbers begin with ‘1’ and ‘6’, and are shared with Bonaire and Sint Eustatius.

An example of a Saba phone number

The Queen’s Garden Resort lists its phone number in Saba as +599 416 3494.

Number explanation
599416 3494
country code for Sabageographic (area) code for Saba within the Caribbean Netherlands and Curaçaolocal phone number within Saba
Local example – calling from another location in Saba

Dial all seven digits of the phone number for all calls within Saba.

416 3494thirdone
geographic (area) code for Saba within the Caribbean Netherlands and Curaçaolocal phone number within Sabathirdtwo
Caribbean Netherlands and Curaçao example

Dial all seven digits of the phone number for all calls within Curaçao and the Caribbean Netherlands.

416 3494thirdone
geographic (area) code for Saba within the Caribbean Netherlands and Curaçaolocal phone number within Sabathirdtwo
International example – calling from outside Curaçao and the Caribbean Netherlands

To call from outside Curaçao and the Caribbean Netherlands, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Saba’s country code of ‘599’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code5994
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for the Caribbean Netherlands and Curaçaogeographic (area) code for Saba within the Caribbean Netherlands and Curaçao

Calling from Saba

’00’ is used as an exit code when dialing an international phone call from Curaçao and the Caribbean Netherlands (including Saba, Bonaire, and Sint Eustatius).

Administrative and regulatory

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