Nigeria international calling

Need to make an international call to Nigeria? You are not sure how to do it and which dialing codes to use? Don’t worry! It’s so easy to make using our website! Choose the type of your international call from the main menu basis on your need and start to dial the correct phone number combination!

Calling to Nigeria from the USA

If you are going to call internationally to Nigeria from USA, The dialing procedure is same whether you are calling from Land phone or cell phone.

Landphone: 011 + 234+ subscriber phone number.

This number phone combination is composed from: United States exit code ‘011’ and Nigerian country code ‘234’. The subscriber phone number consists of 7 or 8 digits including area code.

For example, you need to make an international call from USA to Nigeria, Benin. We have the following phone number combination for dialing: 011 + 234 + 52 + subscriber phone number

This number combination is composed from:

  • ‘011’ is the exit code of United States;
  • ‘234’ is international Nigeria country code
  • ‘52’ is the area or city code to dial to Benin

Cellphone: 011 + 234+ mobile phone number.

The mobile phone number must consist of 10 digits including mobile code.

Calling to Nigeria from other countries

If you are going to make an international call to Nigeria from abroad, start dialing number with the international exit code of the country you are calling from. Then you need to dial Nigeria country code, area code and the local subscriber phone number. Choose the area code of Nigerian cities from the list below.

We have the following phone number combination for making an international call to Nigeria from abroad:

Landphone: your country exit code + Nigeria country code + area code + subscriber phone number.

Cellphone: your country exit code + Nigeria country code + Mobile code + subscriber phone number.

As for local subscriber phone number, it could be land phone or cell phone. Land phones have from 7 to 8 digits including area code. Cell phones have 10 digits including mobile code. Nigerian mobiles providers use the following mobile codes: 70, 80, 81, 90.

For example, making an international call from Estonia to Nigeria (Aba) we dial the following phone number combination:

Landline: 00 + 234 + 82 + local subscriber phone number

This number combination is composed from:

  • ‘00’ is the exit code of Estonia;
  • ‘234’ is international Nigeria country code
  • ‘82’ is the area or city code to dial to Aba

Cellphone: 00 + 234 + Mobile code + local subscriber phone number

Mobile code consists of 2 digits. The last 8 digits will be the phone number of the person you are calling to.

Don’t forget that area codes add to landline phone numbers!