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How to Call Brazil - Calling Brazil From Abroad

Given below is the procedure and dialing codes for making international calls to Brazil mobile or land line. While calling to Brazil from abroad, the dialing procedure is same whether you are calling from Land phone or cell phone.

The international dialing codes and dialing format to call Brazil is :

  • Landline: IDD + 55 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number
  • Cellular: IDD + 55 (Country Code) + 10 Digits Cellular Number

IDD or International Direct Dial code is the exit code and is different for different countries

For example, to call Brazil (São Paulo) land line from United States, the number format is:
011 + 55 + 11 ? ??? ????
where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 55 is the ISD code for Brazil, 11 is the area code for São Paulo and ? ??? ???? is the 8 digits TEL # of the recipient.

Enter Country From Which You Want to Call Brazil

The International Subscriber Dialing Code (ISD Code) of Brazil is 55. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

Brazil ISD Code / Country Code 55

Calling Brazil From Abroad

Use the example below to know the rule for dialing a number in Brazil and make international calls to Brazil.

To Make International Calls to Brazil Dial

Exit code + 55 + Area code + Telephone Number

Brazil - Emergency Numbers

190 - Police
192 - Ambulance
193 - Fire
100 - Human rights
198 - Highway police

Exit code or access code of a country is the code which is necessary to make international calls from that country. Find the access code of the country from which you are dialing before calling Brazil. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in Brazil.

There are 67 area codes in Brazil. Brazil area codes usually have 2 digits. While calling Brazil from abroad, you need to dial the ISD code followed by the area code and finally the phone number. Given below is a list of area codes for calling Brazil's major cities/regions.

Enter Place (0)11

* Ignore the number within bracket while calling Brazil from another country. The number within bracket is to be dialed along with area code only while calling within Brazil

CountryArea Code
Volta Redonda(0)24
Ponta Grossa(0)42
Caxias do Sul(0)54
Mato Grosso do Sul(0)67
Feira de Santana(0)75
Amapá state(0)96

Complete list of Brazil Area codes

When to Call Brazil - Time Difference between Brazil & Other Countries

While calling Brazil, having an idea about the local Brazil time at the time of your call will ensure that you are not calling someone during untimely hours. Use the Time Converter given below to know what time it is in Brazil. Enter the time in the country from where you are calling Brazil and find the corresponding local time in Brazil.

The Time Zone Converter

Given below is the current time in Brazil. Enter Your Timezone and Change the time in the text box below to get corresponding time in Brazil. You can use this Time converter to find an appropriate time to make international calls to Brazil.


Brazil Timezone, Time

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How to make international calls to Brazil