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Vancouver Inbound International Dialing
To make an international telephone call to Vancouver, British Columbia from any country worldwide, please follow the dialing procedure shown below.
Canada has highly standardized phone numbers, so the dialing steps are the same whether you are dialing a Vancouver landline phone or a Vancouver mobile phone
To dial a Vancouver phone number, you will need:
Click here for dialing steps by country.
Procedure to Dial Vancouver, BC from Any Country
Follow this basic dialing procedure to place an international long-distance call from any country worldwide to a landline or mobile phone number in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The procedure outlined below is for direct international dialing from a landline or mobile phone in the home or office.
1. Dial international access code / IDD: ddd
Note that some mobile operators do not require dialing an IDD and/or allow use of substitute characters (such as '+') in lieu of dialing an IDD. As well, in many cases you don't dial an IDD when using a calling card or VoIP service.
2. Dial Canada country code: + 1
If your Vancouver phone number starts with a ' 1 ' - e.g., 1 604 224 1800, don't add a second ' 1 '. Dial just a single ' 1 ' after the international access code.
3. Dial a 10-digit Vancouver phone number
All Vancouver phone numbers are 10-digits long with two parts:
a. Dial a 3-digit Vancouver area code: aaa
b. Dial a 7-digit local subscriber number: nnn nnnn
Some common Vancouver area codes are: 604 , 778 , and 250 . List of Vancouver area codes
Steps to Dial Vancouver from a Specific Country
Follow the links below for country-specific dialing instructions for calling Vancouver landline and mobile phones. These pages include originating country access codes and other information.
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