How to call Taiwan from the USA & Canada:

011 - 886 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT Taiwanese numbers. **011886 and +886 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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The current time in Taiwan is 03:28:32pm

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Calling Taiwan explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 886 - Country Code for Taiwan
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0):
    • fixed - 8 to 9 digits, area code included
    • cell phones - 9 digits
  • sample call from the United States or from Canada to a landline in Taipei: 011 886 2 ???? ????

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach Taiwanese cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 886 9?? ??? ???

Area codes:

Add to landline numbers only!
Bade 3 Hualien 3 Tainan 6
Caotun 49 Hukou 3 Taipei 2
Changhua 4 Huwei 5 Taitung 89
Chaojhou 8 Kaohsiung 7 Taoyuan 3
Chiayi 5 Keelung 2 Tianzhong 4
Dalin 5 Lukang 4 Toufen 37
Daxi 3 Luodong 3 Xiluo 5
Donggang 8 Magong 6 Yangmei 3
Douliou 5 Miaoli 37 Yilan 3
Dounan 5 Nantou 49 Yongjing 4
Erlin 4 Pingtung 8 Yuanli 37
Jhubei 3 Pingzhen 3 Yuanlin 4
Jungli 3 Puli 49 Zhudong 3
Hemei 4 Su'ao 3 Zhunan 37
Hsinchu 3 Taichung 4 Zhushan 49
IMPORTANT! Taiwan city names often have 2 or 3 spellings.
Example: Jhubei/Zhubei/Chupei is the same city.
More Taiwanese area codes, by province

Phone books:

  • TW Online - Taiwan Yellow Pages and Trade Directory