How to Call India
IndiaCallingInfo.com provides dialing codes, how to dial, and other information for making international long distance telephone calls to India from any country in the world.
IndiaCallingInfo.com also provides information for making outbound international long distance calls from India (ILD calls) as well as domestic long distance calls within India (NLD calls).
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India is located in South Asia and is the second largest country in the world with 1.1 Billion people. Some of India's largest cities include Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi, Chennai, and Bangalore. India is one of the world's fastest growing countries and now has the world's 12th largest economy. more on India >>
India Dialing Codes
Use the following telephone dialing codes to make an inbound international phone call to India.
Phone Number Format for International Calls
To make an international phone call to India, you generally will need to dial a phone number formatted as follows:
General International Phone Number Format
Taking this general format, you need to plug in the outbound international access code for your originating country and the local subscriber number in India.
Note: this format applies to dialing India landline phone numbers. See below for dialing codes for calling India mobile phones.
In India, landline phones and mobile phones have different phone number formats. Both types of phone numbers are 10-digits long, but India landline phones include a separate area code whereas India mobile phones do not require a separate area code.
The complete international phone numbers you should use to reach the two types of phones are shown below.
|Landline vs. Mobile||Phone Number Format|
|India landline numbers
(10-digits total including 1-3 digit area code + 6-8 digit local subscriber number)
|xxx 91 aaa nnn nnnn *|
|India mobile numbers
(10-digits starting with '9' - no separate area code)
|xxx 91 9x nnn nnnnn|
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Some countries, e.g., Australia, Brazil, France, and Singapore, have more than one international access code (or 'IDD') to designate specific carriers, specific countries, or other purposes. Be sure to use the correct telephone code for your carrier or calling plan when calling India. Follow the country links above to find these codes.
To make an international call to India, you first need to dial the international access code (aka 'IDD') for your originating country. You can lookup the international access code for your country in the widget below.
Your IDD will print here
Insert your IDD at the maroon x's below to create a complete international phone number for calling India.
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