How to call to Vanuatu (country code +678)

Calling to Vanuatu

  • 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 are seven digits and begin with ‘5’ or ‘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

Vanuatu 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 Vanuatu (domestic dialing)

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

There is no trunk prefix used in Vanuatu’s phone network.

five or seven digits
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Vanuatu’s phone numbers explained

Number details

Vanuatan phone numbers are five or seven digits.

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

Landline phone numbers begin with ‘2’, ‘3’, ‘4’, or ‘8’. They are five digits.

Mobile numbers being with ‘5’ or ‘7’. They are seven digits.

An example of a phone number in Vanuatu

The Vanuatu Cultural Centre lists its phone number in Port-Vila as (+678) 22 129.

Phone number explanation
67822129
country code for Vanuatugeographic (area) code for Port-Vilalocal phone number within Port Vila
Local example – calling from another location in Port-Vila, Vanuatu

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Vanuatu.

22129
geographic (area) code for Port-Vilalocal phone number within Port Vila
Long distance example – calling from Luganville, Vanuatu (on the other side of the country)

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Vanuatu.

22129
geographic (area) code for Port-Vilalocal phone number within Port Vila
Mobile phone example – calling from a mobile phone (including a foreign mobile roaming in Vanuatu)

Dial the entire phone number for all calls within Vanuatu.

22129
geographic (area) code for Port-Vilalocal phone number within Port Vila
International example – calling from outside Vanuatu

To call from outside Vanuatu, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Vanuatu’s country code of ‘678’, followed by the local phone number.

exit code678
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Vanuatu

Calling from Vanuatu

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

Administrative and regulatory

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