How to call to Venezuela (country code +58)

Calling to Venezuela

  • A leading ‘0’ is not included in the international call sequence – it is only used in Venezuela 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.

Mobile phone numbers begin with ‘4’.

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

Venezuela 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 Venezuela (domestic dialing)

‘0’ is used as a trunk prefix when calling to a different area code within Venezuela.

Local calling (within the same area code)

To call within the same area code, dial only the local phone number. Do not dial the trunk prefix ‘0’ or the three digit area code.

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Long distance calling (to a different area code, or from a mobile phone)

To call to a different area code, or dial a call from a mobile phone to a landline (fixed line) phone dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the three digit area code, then the local phone number.

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trunk prefixarea codelocal phone number

Mobile calling (to a mobile phone)

To call a mobile phone dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the three digit carrier code, then the subscriber phone number.

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trunk prefixcarrier codelocal phone number

Venezuelan phone numbers explained

Number details

Venezuelan phone numbers are ten digits.

First three digits are an area code for landline phone numbers, and a carrier code for mobile phone numbers.

Landline phone numbers begin with ‘2’, and mobile phone numbers begin with ‘4’.

An example of a Venezuelan phone number

The Museo de Los Ninos lists its phone number in Caracas as (0212) 575-0695.

Number explanation
58212575 0695
country code for Venezuelageographic (area) code for Caracaslocal phone number within Caracas
Local example – calling from another location in Caracas, Venezuela

To call within the same area code dial only the local seven digit phone number. Do not dial the trunk prefix ‘0’ or the area code.

575 0695
local phone number in Caracas
Long distance example – calling from Maracaibo, Venezuela (on the other side of the country)

To call to a different area code dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the three digit area code, then the local phone number.

0212575 0695
trunk prefixgeographic (area) code for Caracaslocal phone number within Caracas
International example – calling from outside Venezuela

To call from outside Venezuela, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Venezuela’s country code of ’58’, followed by the local phone number.

Do not dial any leading ‘0’ listed in the Venezuelan phone number.

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exit code of the country the call was dialed fromcountry code for Venezuelageographic (area) code for Caracaslocal phone number within Caracas

Calling from Venezuela

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

Administrative and regulatory

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