How to call Yemen (country code +967)

Calling to Yemen

… to a mobile (cellular) phone or text (sms)

Use the same call sequence.

Mobile phone numbers begin with the digits ’70’, ’71’, ’73’, and ’77’.

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

Yemen 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 Yemen (domestic dialing)

‘0’ is used as a trunk prefix when calling to a different area (geographic) codes in Yemen.

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 area code.

six digits
local phone number

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

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

0one to two digitssix digits
trunk prefixarea codelocal phone number

Mobile calling (to a mobile phone)

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

0two digitsseven digits
trunk prefixarea codelocal phone number

Yemeni phone numbers explained

Number details

Yemeni phone numbers are seven to nine digits..

The first one to two digits are an area code. It represents a geographic part of the country. Landline phones (fixed line phones) have a six digit subscriber number.

Mobile numbers begin with ‘7’. The first two digits are a carrier code that designate the mobile service provider. The rest of the phone number is seven digits.

An example of a Yemeni phone number

The Sheba Hotel lists its phone number in Sana’a as +967-1-272372.

Number explanation
9671272372
country code for Yemenarea (geographic) code for Sana'alocal phone number in Sana'a
Local example – calling from another location in Sana’a

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

272372
local phone number in Sana'a
Long distance example – calling from Damqawt, Yemen (on the other side of the country)

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

01272372
trunk prefixarea (geographic) code for Sana'alocal phone number in Sana'a
Long distance example – calling from Damqawt, Yemen (on the other side of the country)

To call from a mobile phone dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the area code, then the local phone number.

01272372
trunk prefixarea (geographic) code for Sana'alocal phone number in Sana'a
International example – calling from outside Yemen

To call from outside Yemen, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Yemen’s country code of ‘967’, followed by the local phone number.

Do not include a leading ‘0’ in the call when calling from outside Yemen.

exit code9671
exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Yemenarea (geographic) code for Sana'a

Calling from Yemen

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

Administrative and regulatory

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