Given below is the procedure and dialing codes for making international calls to France mobile or land line. While calling to France 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 France is :

  • Landline: IDD + 33 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number
  • Cellular: IDD + 33 (Country Code) + 9 Digits Cellular Number

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

For example, to call France (Paris Region) land line from United States, the number format is:
011 + 33 + 1 ? ??? ????
where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 33 is the ISD code for France, 1 is the area code for Paris Region and ? ??? ???? is the 8 digits TEL # of the recipient.

Enter Country From Which You Want to Call France

The International Subscriber Dialing Code (ISD Code) of France is 33. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

France ISD Code / Country Code 33

Calling France From Abroad

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

To Make International Calls to France Dial

Exit code + 33 + Area code + Telephone Number

France - Emergency Numbers

17 - Police
15 - Ambulance
18 - Fire
112 - Other Emergency Services

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 France. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in France.

There are 21 area codes in France. France area codes usually have 1 or 3 digits. While calling France 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 France's major cities/regions.

Find Area Code


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

CountryArea Code
Basse Normandie(0)250
Northeast France(0)3
Champagne - Ardenne(0)351
Southeast France and Corsica(0)4
Poitou Charente(0)516

Complete list of France Area codes

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

While calling France, having an idea about the local France 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 France. Enter the time in the country from where you are calling France and find the corresponding local time in France.

The Time Zone Converter

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

The Time Zone Converter
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How to make international calls to France