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How to call South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (country code 500)

LAST UPDATE: June 19th, 2018

Calling to South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

  • 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, dial to the country where the mobile phone is registered, regardless of where the person is roaming.

… to a VoIP phone

Use the same call sequence.

When calling a VoIP phone user, dial to the country where the VoIP phone is registered, regardless of where the person is roaming.

… to a satellite phone

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands do not have a country-specific satellite phone system.

Most satellite phones operate on their country code – calls to these satellite phones follow their own call sequence.

… sending a fax

Use the same call sequence.

Calling within South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

There is no trunk prefix used when calling within South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

Dial the entire five-digit phone number as it is listed.

five digits
local phone number

Calling from South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

’00’ is used as an exit code when dialing an international call from South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.