Calling South Africa from the UK

Instructions for calling from the UK to international locations requires special calling codes that allow you to connect to countries outside of the United Kingdom.

Calling out to South Africa

Here are the instructions on how to call the country of Canada from the United Kingdom.

To call South Africa, dial 0027 and then enter the phone number of the person or location you’re trying to reach. If the phone number is displayed with a leading +27 omit the 27 and replace it with the UK international dialing code of 00. For example:

Phone Number in South AfricaDialed from the United Kingdom
+27 xxx xxx xxx00 xxx xxx xxx
139 662 38500 139 662 385

How to call the UK from South Africa

To call a landline or mobile phone in the United Kingdon from South Africa, dial 00 44, then dial the UK phone number, minus the leading zero. For example:

if you want to call the UK number it should be dialed as
0808 536 457400 44 808 536 4574

Map of South Africa

Other Country Codes in Africa

CodeCountry
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+244Angola
+226Burkina Faso
+257Burundi
+229Benin
+267Botswana
+243Zaire
+236Central African Republic
+242Congo
+225Cote d'Ivoire
+237Cameroon
+238Cape Verde
+253Djibouti
+213Algeria
+20Egypt
+212Western Sahara
+291Eritrea
+251Ethiopia
+241Gabon
+233Ghana
+220Gambia
+224Guinea
+240Equatorial Guinea
+245Guinea-Bissau
+254Kenya
+269Comoros
+231Liberia
+266Lesotho
+218Libya
+212Morocco
+261Madagascar
+223Mali
+222Mauritania
+230Mauritius
+265Malawi
+258Mozambique
+264Namibia
+227Niger
+234Nigeria
+262Reunion
+250Rwanda
+248Seychelles
+249Sudan
+290Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da C
+232Sierra Leone
+221Senegal
+252Somalia
+211South Sudan
+239Sao Tome and Principe
+268Swaziland
+235Chad
+228Togo
+216Tunisia
+255Tanzania
+256Uganda
+262Mayotte
+260Zambia
+263Zimbabwe

All Country Codes