To call Uganda from the USA/Canada: dial 011 + 256 + phone number
Given below is the procedure and dialing codes for making international calls to Uganda mobile or land line. While calling to Uganda 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 Uganda is :
Landline: IDD + 256 (Country Code) + Area Code + Recipient's Number
Cellular: IDD + 256 (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 Uganda is 256. ISD code is also know as country calling code.
Uganda ISD Code / Country Code - 256
Calling Uganda From Abroad
Use the example below to know the rule for dialing a number in Uganda and make international calls to Uganda.
To Make International Calls to Uganda Dial
Exit code + 256 + 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 Uganda. Use the Search box given below to find the area code of various cities and places in Uganda.
There are 17 area codes in Uganda. Uganda area codes usually have 2 or 3 digits. While calling Uganda 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 Uganda's major cities/regions.
For example, to call Uganda (Jinja) land line from United States, the number format is: 011 + 256 + 43 *** *** where 011 is the Exit code for United States, 256 is the ISD code for Uganda, 43 is the area code for Jinja and *** *** is the 7 digits TEL # of the recipient.