How to call Kuwait from the USA/Canada:

011 - 965 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Kuwaiti numbers. **011965 and +965 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

Calling from another country?

The current time in Kuwait is 10:36:35am

Calling Kuwait explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 965 - Country Code for Kuwait
  • Phone Number:
    • landlines - 8 digits starting with 2 in most cases; business numbers beginning with 18 are 7 digit
    • cell phones - 8 digits
  • sample call from the United States or from Canada to a Kuwait landline: 011 965 2??? ????

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach Kuwaiti cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 965 X??? ????
  • X can be 4, 5, 6 or 9

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