How to call Malaysia from the USA/Canada:

011 - 60 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Malaysia numbers. **01160 and +60 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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The time in Malaysia is now 07:50:18pm

Calling Malaysia from the United States explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 60 - Country Code for Malaysia
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0):
    • landlines - 8 to 9 digits, area code included
    • mobile and VoIP - 9 to 10 digits, leading digit is 1
  • sample call from US to a landline in Kuala Lumpur: 011 60 3 ???? ????

How to dial to Malaysia cellular:

  • dialing format for calls to a cell phone: 011 60 1? ??? ????(?)

Area codes:

Add to landline numbers only!
Alor Setar 4 Kota Bahru 9 Port Dickson 6
Ampang 3 Kota Kinabalu 88 Rawang 3
Batu Pahat 7 Kuala Lumpur 3 Sandakan 89
Bintulu 86 Kuala Terengganu 9 Selayang 3
Bukit Mertajam 4 Kuantan 9 Seremban 6
Butterworth 4 Kuching 82 Shah Alam 3
Chukai 9 Kulim 4 Sibu 84
George Town 4 Lahad Datu 89 Subang Jaya 3
Ipoh 5 Malacca 6 Sungai Ara 4
Johor Bahru 7 Miri 85 Sungai Petani 4
Kajang 3 Muar 6 Taiping 5
Klang 3 Pasir Gudang 7 Tawau 89
Kluang 7 Petaling Jaya 3 Teluk Intan 5

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