How to call Swaziland (country code +268)

Calling to Swaziland

  • 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 ‘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

Swaziland 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 Swaziland (domestic dialing)

Dial the entire eight digit phone number as it is listed. There is no trunk number used when calling within Swaziland.

eight digit number
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Swaziland’s phone numbers explained

Number details

Swazi numbers are eight digits.

The first digit of the phone number designates whether the phone number is a mobile or landline.

The second digit of a landline phone number represent a geographic part of the country.

The third and fourth digit of a landline phone represent an extension of the area code to a specific city or area.

Mobile numbers are represented by area codes starting with 7. The second digit designates the mobile carrier.

An example of a Swaziland phone number

The Foresters Arms Hotel lists its phone number in Mhlambanyatsi as + 268 – 246 74177.

Number explanation
[fourSectoinCall firstone=”268″ firsttwo=”country code for Swaziland” secondone=”24″ secondtwo=””landline (fixed line) phone number in the Hhohho region” thirdone=”67″ thirdtwo=”regional code for Mhlambanyatsi” fourthone=”4177″ fourthtwo=”remainder of local phone number in Mblambanyatsi”]
Local example – calling from another location in Mhlambanyatsi, Swaziland

Dial the entire eight digit phone number for all phone calls within Swaziland.

24674177
firsttworegional code for Mhlambanyatsiremainder of local phone number in Mblambanyatsi
Long distance example – calling from Nsoko, Swaziland (on the other side of the country)

Dial the entire eight digit phone number for all phone calls within Swaziland.

24674177
firsttworegional code for Mhlambanyatsiremainder of local phone number in Mblambanyatsi
Mobile phone example – calling from a mobile phone (including a foreign mobile roaming in Swaziland)

Dial the entire eight digit phone number for all phone calls within Swaziland.

24674177
firsttworegional code for Mhlambanyatsiremainder of local phone number in Mblambanyatsi
International example – calling from outside Swaziland

To call from outside Swaziland, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Swaziland’s country code of ‘268’, followed by the local phone number.

[fiveSectionCall firstone=”exit code” firsttwo=”exit code of the country the call is dialed from” secondone=”268″ secondtwo=”country code for Swaziland” thirdone=”24″ thirdtwo=”landline (fixed line) phone number in the Hhohho region” fourthone=”67″ fourthtwo=”regional code for Mhlambanyatsi” fifthone=”4177″ fifthtwo=”remainder of local phone number in Mblambanyatsi”]

Calling from Swaziland

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

Administrative and regulatory

Sources and more resources