how to call Singapore from Australia

Quick answerNeed help figuring out how to call your friends and family back in Singapore? You've come to the right place.

When calling a phone number from Singapore, the country code of +65 needs to entered, followed by the Singapore local (or mobile) number in order to complete the call.

e.g - To dial the Singapore number 6298 1143 from an Australian mobile, you’d dial:

+65 6298 1143

If calling from a landline, replace the + sign with 0011 followed by 65 (Singapore country code) and then the Singapore local number.

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Understanding international dialling codes can be quite tricky. You will need the country code and the area code. It also helps to have a plan with unlimited international calls. Even knowing when to remove zero or add a + sign to the number can be a damn-right headache!

Thankfully, we’ve summarised everything you’ll need to know about calling Singapore from Australia. So read on and get dialling, the world is only a phone call away!


calling Singapore from an Australian mobile

  1. Enter the + on your dial pad.* This is usually done by holding down the 0 key
  2. Enter the country code for Singapore (65)
  3. Finally, enter the local number of your family or friend 

* Your phone automatically converts the "+" into the correct international exit code (depending on what country the phone is being used). This allows callers to use the same stored number no matter what county they are in. This is a great feature if you’re travelling abroad, using international roaming and calling your contacts while abroad.

Also, remember to remove the first 0 if the mobile number starts with 0

For example:

If you want to call a landline number in Singapore:

For example, 6298 1143 from an Australian mobile, you’d dial: +65 6298 1143

calling Singapore from a mobile, plus 65 country code, 6298 1143 local number

 

If you want to call a  mobile number in Singapore:

For example, 8888 8888 from an Australian mobile, you’d dial: +65 8888 8888 

calling a mobile in HK from a mobile, plus 65 country code, 8888 8888 local number

calling Singapore from an Australian landline

  1. Enter the Australian exit code (0011)
  2. Enter the country code for Singapore (65)
  3. Finally, enter the local number of your family or friend 

Also remember to remove the first 0 if the mobile number starts with 0

For example:

If you want to call a landline number in Singapore:

For example, 6298 1143 from an Australian landline, you’d dial: 0011 65 6298 1143

calling HK from a landline, 0011 exit code, 65 country code, 6298 1143 local number

 

If you want to call a mobile number in Singapore:

For example, 8888 8888 from an Australian landline, you’d dial: 0011 65 8888 8888 

calling HK from a landline, 0011 exit code, 65 country code,  8888 8888 mobile number

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calling codes from Singapore explained

Australian exit code (0011)

This number dials you out of Australia, allowing you to call international numbers. It is the same number no matter where you call in the world.

country code for Singapore (65)

This is the international code to dial into Singapore.

area code for Singapore

Singapore does not require an area code to dial into specific areas of the country.

Local number

This is the telephone number you want to call.


area codes in Singapore

There is no area code needs to be added when calling a Singapore number.