How to call Israel from the USA/Canada:

011 - 972 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Israel numbers. **011972 and +972 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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The time in Israel is now 09:21:27am

Calling Israel from the United States explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 972 - Country Code for Israel
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0):
    • fixed - 8 digits, including area code
    • cell phones - 9 digits
    • VoIP lines - 9 digits, first digit is 7
  • sample call from US to a landline in Tel Aviv: 011 972 3 ??? ????

How to dial to Israel cellular:

  • dialing format for calls to a cell phone: 011 972 5? ??? ????

Area codes:

Add to landline numbers only!
Acre 4 Hod HaSharon 9 Netanya 9
Afula 4 Holon 3 Petah Tikva 3
Ashdod 8 Jerusalem 2 Ra'anana 9
Ashkelon 8 Karmiel 4 Rahat 8
Bat Yam 3 Kfar Saba 9 Ramat Gan 3
Be'er Sheva 8 Kiryat Ata 4 Ramat HaSharon 3
Beit Shemesh 2 Kiryat Bialik 4 Ramla 8
Betar Illit 2 Kiryat Gat 8 Rehovot 8
Bnei Brak 3 Kiryat Motzkin 4 Rishon LeZion 3
Eilat 8 Kiryat Yam 4 Rosh HaAyin 3
El'ad 3 Lod 8 Safed 4
Giv'atayim 3 Modi'in Illit 8 Shfar'am 4
Hadera 4 Modi'in-Makkabbim-Re'ut 8 Tayibe 9
Haifa 4 Nazareth 4 Tel Aviv 3
Hebron 2 Nahariya 4 Tiberias 4
Herzliya 9 Ness Ziona 8 Umm al-Fahm 4
Area codes by region
Gush Dan 3 North 4 South 8
Jerusalem 2 Sharon 9

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