How to call Bhutan from the USA/Canada:

011 - 975 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Bhutan numbers. **011975 and +975 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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The current time in Bhutan is 12:16:06pm

Calling Bhutan explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 975 - Country Code for Bhutan
  • Phone Number:
    • fixed - 7 digits including area code
    • cell phones - 8 digits
  • sample call from the United States or from Canada to a landline in Thimphu: 011 975 2 ??? ???

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach Bhutan cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 975 XX ??? ???
  • XX can be either 17 or 77

Area codes:

Add to landline numbers only!
Bumthang Region 3 Ha 8 Sarpang 6
Chukha 5 Mongar 4 Thimphu 2
Gedu 5 Phuntsholing 5 Trongsa 3
Gomtu 5 Samdrup Jonkhar 7 Wangdue 2
Gelephu 6 Samtse 5 Yangtse 4

Phone books:

  • Official Phone Book - PDF document, published by Bhutan Telecom, includes residential and commercial listings