How to call North Korea from the USA/Canada:

011 - 850 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT North Korean numbers. **011850 and +850 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

Calling from another country?

The current time in North Korea is 08:17:21am

Calling North Korea explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 850 - Country Code for North Korea
  • Phone Number - 8 digits for landlines (area code included), 10 digits for cell phone numbers

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach North Korean cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 850 19? ??? ????

Area codes: