How to call Togo (country code +228)

Calling to Togo

  • 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 ‘9’.

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

Togo does not have designated phone numbers for satellite phones.

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 Togo (domestic dialing)

Dial the entire phone number as it is listed. There is no trunk or long distance number used in the Togo phone network.

eight digits
local phone number

Togolese phone numbers explained

Number details

Togolese phone numbers are eight digits.

With landline phone numbers, the first three digits are an area code that designates a geographic region of the country.

Mobile numbers begin with digit ‘9’. The first two digits represent a carrier code that designates the mobile phone provider.

An example of a Togolese phone number

The Residence Hoteliere Oceane lists its phone number in Lome as 00228 90 05 71 29.

Phone number explanation
22890 05 71 29
country code for Togosignifies a mobile phone numberremainder of the phone number
Local example – calling from another location in Lome, Togo

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Togo.

90 05 71 29
signifies a mobile phone numberremainder of the phone number
Long distance example – calling from Kara, Togo (on the other side of the country)

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Togo.

90 05 71 29
signifies a mobile phone numberremainder of the phone number
Mobile phone example – calling from a mobile phone (including a foreign mobile roaming in Togo)

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Togo.

90 05 71 29
signifies a mobile phone numberremainder of the phone number
International example – calling from outside Togo

To call from outside Togo, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Togo’s country code of ‘228’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code22890 05 71 29
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Calling from Togo

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

Administrative and regulatory

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