UK Area Codes and Phone Number Information

How To Phone South Africa

Dialling instructions for calling to and from anywhere in South Africa, including Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg and Soweto.

Country code: +27

How to call South Africa from the UK

To phone South Africa dial 0027
then the full national number minus any leading 0

If a number is displayed already including the +27 country code, just replace the '+' with the UK international access code of 00 and ignore any reference to '(0)'.


South Africa phone numberDialled from UK as
0234 23456700 27 234 234567
+27 234 23456700 27 234 234567
+27 (0)234 23456700 27 234 234567

How to call the UK from South Africa

To call a United Kingdom landline or mobile phone from South Africa, dial 00 44, then the UK number without its leading zero.

For example, the UK number 01632 234567 should be dialled as 00 44 1632 234567 from South Africa.

These codes and instructions apply when dialling any part of the UK including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, as well as Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man.
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