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

  • Landline: IDD + 98 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number
  • Cellular: IDD + 98 (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 Iran (Babol) land line from United States, the number format is:
011 + 98 + 111 ??? ????
where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 98 is the ISD code for Iran, 111 is the area code for Babol and ??? ???? is the 7 digits TEL # of the recipient.

Enter Country From Which You Want to Call Iran

The International Subscriber Dialing Code (ISD Code) of Iran is 98. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

Iran ISD Code / Country Code 98

Calling Iran From Abroad

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

To Make International Calls to Iran Dial

Exit code + 98 + Area code + Telephone Number

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

There are 200 area codes in Iran. Iran area codes usually have 2 or 3 digits. While calling Iran 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 Iran's major cities/regions.

Find Area Code


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

CountryArea Code

Complete list of Iran Area codes

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

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

The Time Zone Converter

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

The Time Zone Converter
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How to make international calls to Iran