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How to call Brazil from the USA/Canada:

dial 011 + 55 + phone number
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The time in Brasilia, Brazil is now 05:17:55pm

Calling Brazil from the United States explained:

  • 011 - US exit code; dial first for international calls made from the USA or Canada
  • 55 - Country Code for Brazil
  • Phone Number (may not begin with 0):
    • fixed - 10 digits, area code included
    • cell phones - 10 to 11 digits, details below
  • sample call from US to a landline in Rio de Janeiro: 011 55 21 ???? ????

Calling Cards:

How to dial to Brazil cellular:

  • dialing format for calls to a cell phone: 011 55 XX Y??? ????
  • XX is the area code and Y can be 6, 7, 8 or 9
  • exception: mobile phone numbers in the following cities/states have an extra digit (9) after the area code:
    • Sau Paulo (city and state) with area codes 11 to 19
    • Rio de Janeiro (city and state) with area codes 21, 22, 24
    • Espirito Santo (state) with area codes 27 and 28
    • states Alagoas, Ceara, Paraiba, Pernambuco, Piaui, Rio Grande do Norte using area codes 81 to 89
    • states Amapa, Amazonas, Maranhao, Para and Roraima using area codes 91 to 99
    • example: 011 55 11 9 Y??? ???? is a Sao Paulo mobile number dialed from the USA
    • more info about this change

Area Codes:

Ananindeua 91 Ilheus 73 Rio de Janeiro 21
Anapolis 62 Itaquaquecetuba 11 Salvador 71
Aparecida de Goiania 62 Joinville 47 Santa Maria 55
Aracaju 79 Joao Pessoa 83 Santarem 91
Bauru 14 Juiz de Fora 32 Santo Andre 11
Belem 91 Limeira 19 Santos 13
Belo Horizonte 31 Londrina 43 Sao Bernardo Campo 11
Boa Vista 95 Macapa 96 Sao Goncalo 21
Brasilia 61 Maceio 82 Sao Joao de Meriti 21
Campinas 19 Manaus 92 Sao Jose Campos 12
Campo Grande 67 Maringa 44 Sao Jose de Rio Preto 17
Canoas 51 Maua 11 Sao Luis 98
Carapicuiba 11 Montes Claros 38 Sao Paulo 11
Cariacica 27 Mogi das Cruzes 11 Sao Vicente 13
Caxias do Soul 54 Natal 84 Serra 27
Contagem 31 Niteroi 21 Sorocaba 15
Cuiaba 65 Nova Iguacu 21 Taubate 12
Curitiba 41 Olinda 81 Teresina 86
Diadema 11 Paulista 81 Uberlandia 34
Duque de Caxias 21 Pelotas 53 Uberaba 34
Feira de Santana 75 Petropolis 24 Varzea Grande 65
Florianopolis 48 Piracicaba 19 Vila Velha 27
Fortaleza 85 Porto Alegre 51 Vitoria 27
Foz do Iguacu 45 Porto Velho 69 Vitoria da Conquista 77
Franca 16 Recife 81 Volta Redonda 24
Goiania 62 Ribeirao Preto 16    
Guarulhos 11 Rio Branco 68    
Brazil area code map

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