How to call to Tonga (country code +676)

Calling to Tonga

  • 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 ’87’, ’88’, and ’89’.

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

Tonga does not have any country-specific satellite phone numbers.

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 Tonga (domestic dialing)

Dial the entire phone number as it is listed.

There is no trunk prefix used with Tonga’s phone system.

five digits
local phone number

Tonga’s phone numbers explained

Number details

Tongan phone numbers are five digits.

First two digits signify a geographic (area) code.

Mobile numbers begin with digits ’87’, ’88’, or ’89’.

An example of a Tongan phone number

The Ministry of Information & Communications lists its phone number in Nuku’alofa as (676) 28 170.

Phone number explanation
67628170
country code for Tongageographic (area) code for Nuku'alofalocal phone number within Nuku'alofa
Local example – calling from another location in Nuku’alofa

Dial the entire five digit phone number for all calls within Tonga.

28170
geographic (area) code for Nuku'alofalocal phone number within Nuku'alofa
Long distance example – calling from Neiafu, Tonga (on the other side of the country)

Dial the entire five digit phone number for all calls within Tonga.

28170
geographic (area) code for Nuku'alofalocal phone number within Nuku'alofa
Mobile phone example – calling from a mobile phone (including a foreign mobile roaming in Tonga)

Dial the entire five digit phone number for all calls within Tonga.

28170
geographic (area) code for Nuku'alofalocal phone number within Nuku'alofa
International example – calling from outside Tonga

To call from outside Tonga, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Tonga’s country code of ‘676’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code67628170
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Tongageographic (area) code for Nuku'alofalocal phone number within Nuku'alofa

Calling from Tonga

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

Administrative and regulatory

Sources and more resources