To call Kenya from the USA/Canada: dial 011 + 254 + phone number
Given below is the procedure and dialing codes for making international calls to Kenya mobile or land line. While calling to Kenya 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 Kenya is :
Landline: IDD + 254 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number
Cellular: IDD + 254 (Country Code) + 9 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 Kenya is 254. ISD code is also know as country calling code.
Kenya ISD Code / Country Code - 254
Calling Kenya From Abroad
Use the example below to know the rule for dialing a number in Kenya and make international calls to Kenya.
To Make International Calls to Kenya Dial
Exit code + 254 + 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 Kenya. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in Kenya.
There are 27 area codes in Kenya. Kenya area codes usually have 1 or 2 digits. While calling Kenya 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 Kenya's major cities/regions.
For example, to call Kenya (Nairobi) land line from United States, the number format is: 011 + 254 + 20 *** **** where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 254 is the ISD code for Kenya, 20 is the area code for Nairobi and *** **** is the 7 digits TEL # of the recipient.