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

  • Landline: IDD + 965 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number
  • Cellular: IDD + 965 (Country Code) + 8 Digits Cellular Number

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

For example, to call Kuwait (Nuzha) land line from United States, the number format is:
011 + 965 + 224 ?????
where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 965 is the ISD code for Kuwait, 224 is the area code for Nuzha and ????? is the 5 digits TEL # of the recipient.

Enter Country From Which You Want to Call Kuwait

The International Subscriber Dialing Code (ISD Code) of Kuwait is 965. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

Kuwait ISD Code / Country Code 965

Calling Kuwait From Abroad

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

To Make International Calls to Kuwait Dial

Exit code + 965 + 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 Kuwait. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in Kuwait.

There are 87 area codes in Kuwait. Kuwait area codes usually have 3 digits. While calling Kuwait 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 Kuwait's major cities/regions.

Find Area Code


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

CountryArea Code

Complete list of Kuwait Area codes

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

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

The Time Zone Converter

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

The Time Zone Converter
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How to make international calls to Kuwait