How to call Malawi from the USA/Canada:

011 - 265 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Malawian numbers. **011265 and +265 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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The current time in Malawi is 12:41:30am

Calling Malawi explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 265 - Country Code for Malawi
  • Phone Number - 7 or 9 digits
  • calling from Canada or United States to Malawi landlines international dialing format : 011 265 ? ??? ???(??)

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach Malawian cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 265 XX ??? ????
  • XX can be 77, 88 or 99

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