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

  • Landline: IDD + 972 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number
  • Cellular: IDD + 972 (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 Israel (Ashkelon) land line from United States, the number format is:
011 + 972 + 8 ??? ????
where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 972 is the ISD code for Israel, 8 is the area code for Ashkelon and ??? ???? is the 7 digits TEL # of the recipient.

Enter Country From Which You Want to Call Israel

The International Subscriber Dialing Code (ISD Code) of Israel is 972. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

Israel ISD Code / Country Code 972

Calling Israel From Abroad

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

To Make International Calls to Israel Dial

Exit code + 972 + 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 Israel. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in Israel.

There are 26 area codes in Israel. Israel area codes usually have 1 digits. While calling Israel 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 Israel's major cities/regions.

Find Area Code


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

CountryArea Code
Qiryat Shmona(0)4

Complete list of Israel Area codes

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

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

The Time Zone Converter

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

The Time Zone Converter
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How to make international calls to Israel