How to Make an International Call?

To make a phone call international, there are some information that you need to get started. You must first know the international prefix. This code allows you to dial outside of the country that you’re calling from and is unique to each country. Once you pick up the phone and hear a dial tone, you dial the code. In Brazil, this code is 00.

The code IDD (International Direct Dialing) for Brazil is 55. For international calls, in the web site Country Codes you will find the complete list, in addition to a simulator with the code where the call is originated to where it is intended.

Once the digit of the country is placed, the next digit to be dialed for an international call are the country code of the country you are trying to call. In some countries, the country code varies depending on whether you are calling from a mobile phone or a fixed phone. In the case of Brazil, there was a unification for these connections. The country code can have between 1 and 3 digits.

After you dial the country code, you must dial the area code or city, also ranging between 1-3 digits.

To make a phone call international, there are some information that you need to get started. You must first know the international prefix. This code allows you to dial outside of the country that you’re calling from and is unique to each country. Once you pick up the phone and hear a dial tone, you dial the code. In Brazil, this code is 00.

The code IDD (International Direct Dialing) for Brazil is 55. For international calls, in the web site Country Codes you will find the complete list, in addition to a simulator with the code where the call is originated to where it is intended.

Once the digit of the country is placed, the next digit to be dialed for an international call are the country code of the country you are trying to call. In some countries, the country code varies depending on whether you are calling from a mobile phone or a fixed phone. In the case of Brazil, there was a unification for these connections. The country code can have between 1 and 3 digits.

After you dial the country code, you must dial the area code or city, also ranging between 1-3 digits.

Finally, dial the destination number of the call, and you’re ready to talk. Here is a summary of all the steps:

  • Step 1: dial the international prefix (links DDI originated in Brazil need the carrier code)
  • Step 2: the code of the country to which the connection is intended
  • Step 3: code the area of the municipality
  • Step 4: the number to which you want to dial.

So, let’s say that you want to connect to Manhattan, in the city of New York in the United States with a call that originated in São Paulo, in Brazil. The dialed number will look like this:

00 (Code DDI Brazil) + XX (Carrier Code) + 1 (Country Code US) + 212 (area Code Manhattan + XXXXXXXX (phone Number)

The same connection was originated from Manhattan and a destination in a number of São Paulo would be in the following format:

011 (Code DDI USA) + 55 (Country Code for Brazil) + 11 (Code of the City of Sao Paulo) + XXXXXXXX (phone Number.

Well simple does not? Just be very careful with the amounts charged by DDI, particularly when using mobile phones in international roaming. The amounts to be paid are very expensive. Try to seek cheaper options, such as connections for Skype or VoIP or the use of phone cards for the connections. Some plans already offer values more into account. Keep an eye on these pranks and please, only make an international call to be charged if it is very urgent. To make such a connection, just connect to 0800-703-2121 and make your call via the operator. This site you can find the phone numbers that you must dial to make an international call collect from abroad to Brazil.