To call Laos from the USA/Canada: dial 011 + 856 + phone number
Given below is the procedure and dialing codes for making international calls to Laos mobile or land line. While calling to Laos 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 Laos is :
Landline: IDD + 856 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number
Cellular: IDD + 856 (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 Laos is 856. ISD code is also know as country calling code.
Laos ISD Code / Country Code - 856
Calling Laos From Abroad
Use the example below to know the rule for dialing a number in Laos and make international calls to Laos.
To Make International Calls to Laos Dial
Exit code + 856 + 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 Laos. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in Laos.
There are 17 area codes in Laos. Laos area codes usually have 2 digits. While calling Laos 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 Laos's major cities/regions.
For example, to call Laos (Vientiane province) land line from United States, the number format is: 011 + 856 + 23 *** *** where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 856 is the ISD code for Laos, 23 is the area code for Vientiane province and *** *** is the 6 digits TEL # of the recipient.