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How to call to Canada

How to call to Canada

To call Canada from the USA: dial 1 + area code + local phone number

Area codes of Canada

Province City Area Code(s)
Alberta Banff, Calgary, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat 403, 587, 825
Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Jasper, Peace River 780, 587, 825
British Columbia Abbotsford, Richmond, Vancouver, Whistler 604, 778, 236
Victoria 250, 778, 236
Manitoba Winnipeg 204, 431
New Brunswick Single code 506
Newfoundland Single code 709
Northwest Territories Single code 867
Nova Scotia Single code 902
Nunavut Single code 867
Ontario Hamilton 905, 289, 365
London, Windsor 519, 226
North Bay 705, 249
Ottawa 613, 343
Thunder Bay 807
Toronto 416, 647, 437
Prince Edward Island Single code 902
Quebec Quebec City 418, 581
Laval 450, 579
Montreal 514, 438
Gatineau, Sherbrooke 819, 873
Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatoon 306, 639
Yukon Territory Single code 867

Dialing procedure

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

Landline: IDD + 1 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number

Cellular: IDD + 1 (Country Code) + 10 Digits Cellular Number

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

The International Subscriber Dialing Code (ISD Code) of Canada is 1. ISD code is also know as country calling code.

Canada ISD Code / Country Code - 1

Calling Canada From Abroad

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

To Make International Calls to Canada Dial

Exit code + 1 + Area code + Telephone Number

Canada - Emergency Numbers

911 - Police, Ambulance, Fire

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

There are 26 area codes in Canada. Canada area codes usually have 3 digits. While calling Canada 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 Canada's major cities/regions.

Numbering technology

For example, to call Canada (Alberta) land line from United States, the number format is: 011 + 1 + 780 *** **** where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 1 is the ISD code for Canada, 780 is the area code for Alberta and *** **** is the 7 digits TEL # of the recipient.

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