Telephone Dialing Code

Country Dialing Code for Nigeria

Thinking of making a phone call to Nigeria and not sure what is the country dialing code for Nigeria or want to know the local telephone area codes of cities in Nigeria?

Use the links on this page to learn more about how to call a phone number in Nigeria.


How to Dial a Nigerian Telephone Number?

Telephone Dialing Code Nigeria

How to Call a Nigerian Telephone Number from Abroad?

  • Country Dialing Code for Nigeria: 234
  • International Call Prefix to call from Nigeria: 9
  • Trunk Prefix of Local Phone Numbers in Nigeria: 0

    To call a phone number in Nigeria, simply:
    • 1. Dial the international access code for your country - (from North America you will need to dial 011; from the UK and other European countries, you will need to dial 00)
    • 2. Dial country code for Nigeria: 234
    • 3. Dial the phone number in Nigeria, excluding the 0 at the beginning of the number

    To make a call to Landline Phone Number in Nigeria from Abroad, the dialling format should be:
    International Access Code - 234 - Area Code - Land Phone Number

    To make a call to Mobile Phone Number in Nigeria from Abroad, the dialling format should be:
    International Access Code - 234 - Mobile Phone Number

How to call Nigeria from Australia?

To call a telephone number in Nigeria from Australia, simply:
1. Dial International Access Code for Australia: 0011
2. Dial country code for Nigeria: 234
3. Dial the phone number in Nigeria, excluding the 0 at the beginning of the number

How to call Nigeria from Canada?

To call a telephone number in Nigeria from Canada, simply:
1. Dial International Access Code for Canada: 011
2. Dial country code for Nigeria: 234
3. Dial the phone number in Nigeria, excluding the 0 at the beginning of the number