How to call Tajikistan (country code +992)

Calling to Tajikistan

  • A leading ‘8’ is not included in the international call sequence – it is only used in Tajikistan for domestic long distance calls and domestic calls to a mobile phone.
  • 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, 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

Tajikistan 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 Tajikistan (domestic dialing)

‘8’ is used as a trunk prefix when calling to a different area code in Tajikistan.

Local calling (within the same area code)

Dial only the local phone number. Do not dial the trunk prefix ‘8’ or the area code.

five to six digits
local phone number

Long distance calling (to a different area code)

Dial the trunk prefix ‘8’, followed by the area code, followed by the local phone number.

8three to four digitsfive to six digits
trunk prefixarea codelocal phone number

Tajikistani phone numbers explained

Number details

Tajikistani phone numbers are nine digits.

First three to four digits are an area code representing a geographic part of the country.

An example of a Tajikistani phone number

The Twins Hotel lists its phone number in Dushanbe as 992-37-221-44-14.

Number explanation
99237221 44 14
country code for Tajikistangeographic (area) code for Dushanbezone codelocal phone number within Dushanbe
Local example – calling from another location in Dushanbe

Dial only the local five to six digit phone number. Do not dial the trunk prefix ‘8’ or the area code.

21 44 14
local phone number within Dushanbe
Long distance example – calling from Alichur, Tajikistan (on the other side of the country)

Dial the trunk prefix ‘8’, then the area code, then the local phone number.

837221 44 14
trunk prefixgeographic (area) code for Dushanbezone codelocal phone number within Dushanbe
International example – calling from outside Tajikistan

To call from outside Tajikistan, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Tajikistan’s country code of ‘992’, followed by the local phone number.

Do not include a leading ‘8’ in the call when calling from outside Tajikistan.

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Calling from Tajikistan

‘8 – wait for the dial tone – 10’ is used as an exit code when dialing an international call from Tajikistan.

Administrative and regulatory

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