Japan Dialing Codes

Looking to know how to call Japan from abroad? Or rather, do you want to know the area code or local dialing code for each city or province? Want to know Japan's standard phone numbers? Looking for an important phone number in Japan? In this article we are going to talk all about Japan phone dialing codes and some numbers.

About Dialing Numbers in Japan

The International Dialing Code used to call Japan is +81, if you are calling from the USA and Canada you must dial 011 before the international country code. In case you don't know, the code for Brazil is +55.

When dialing another country in Japan, start with the international prefix for dialing outside of Japan, which is 010, then the country code from the list below, then the city or area code minus the first zero.

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Japan City and Area dialing prefixes

Japanese area codes they can be 2, 3, 4 or 5 digits long. Non-geographic area codes are typically 3 and 4 digits long. In the same japan city, there is no need to use the area code on a landline. Below is a list of area codes for Japan:

  • Akita 096
  • Aomori 0177
  • Asahikawa 0166
  • Ashibetsu (Hokkaido) 01242
  • Ashikaga 0284
  • Ashiya 0797
  • Atami 0557
  • Atsugi 0462
  • beppu 0977
  • Chiba 043
  • Chicago 0467
  • Chitosis 0123
  • Chofu 0424
  • Daito 0720
  • Ebetsu 011
  • Ebina 0462
  • Ebino 0984
  • Echi 0748
  • Ehime 089
  • Ena 0572
  • Enuma 07617
  • Esashi 0197
  • Fuchu (Tokyo) 0423
  • Fuji 0555
  • Fujioka 0274
  • Fujisawa 0466
  • Fukuchiyama 0773
  • Fukui 0776
  • Fukuoka 092
  • Fukushima 0245
  • Fukuyama 0849
  • Funabashi 0474
  • Furan 0167
  • gifu 0582
  • Ginowan (Okinawa) 098
  • Goshogawara 0173
  • Gushikawa (Okinawa) 098
  • Hachinohe 0178
  • Hachioji 0462
  • Hakodate 0138
  • Hakone 0460
  • Hakuba 0261
  • Hamamatsu 053
  • Hikone 0749
  • Himeji 0791
  • Anthem 042
  • Hiratsuka 0463
  • Hirosaki 0172
  • Hiroshima 082
  • Ibaraki 0726
  • Ibusuki 0993
  • Ichihara 0436
  • Ichikawa 0473
  • Ichinomiya 0586
  • Ikeda 06
  • Ikoma 0743
  • Iambari 0898
  • Imari 0955
  • Ise 0599
  • Itami 0727
  • Izumo 0852
  • Kagoshima 099
  • Kakogawa 0794
  • Kanazawa 076
  • Karuizawa 0267
  • Kasugai 0568
  • Kasukabe 0487
  • Kawagoe 0492
  • Kawaguchi 0482
  • Kawasaki (Kanagawa) 044
  • Kirishima 0984
  • Kiryu 0277
  • Kishiwada 0724
  • Kita-Kyushu 093
  • Kobe 078
  • Kochi 0888
  • kofu 0552
  • Koriyama 0249
  • Koshigaya 0489
  • Kumagaya 0485
  • Kumamoto 096
  • Kurashiki 0864
  • Kure 0823
  • Kurume 0942
  • Kusatsu 0279
  • Kushiro 0154
  • Kyoto 075
  • Machida 044
  • Maebashi 0272
  • Matsubara 0723
  • Matsue 0852
  • Matsumoto 0263
  • Matsuyama 0899
  • Memanbetsu 0152
  • Mitaka 0422
  • Myth 029
  • Miyazaki 0985
  • Mobara 0475
  • Morioka 0196
  • Muroran (Hokkaido) 0143
  • Nagano 026
  • Nagaoka 0258
  • Nagasaki 095
  • Nagoya 052
  • Naha 098
  • Nara 0742
  • Narita 0476
  • Nasu 0287
  • Niigata 025
  • Niihama 0897
  • Nikko 0288
  • Nishinomiya 0797
  • Nobeoka 0982
  • Noboribetsu (Hokkaido) 0143
  • Numazu 0559
  • Obihiro 0155
  • Odawara 0465
  • Ogaki 0584
  • oh 0975
  • Okayama 086
  • Okazaki 0564
  • Okinawa 098
  • Omiya 048
  • Osaka 06
  • Otaru 0134
  • Ryotsu 0259
  • Sado 0259
  • Saga 0952
  • Saitama 0429
  • sakai 0722
  • Sapporo 011
  • Sasebo 0956
  • Sendai 022
  • Seto 0561
  • Shimizu 0543
  • Shimonoseki 0832
  • Shizuoka 054
  • Suzuka 0593
  • Tachikawa (Tokyo) 0425
  • Takamatsu 087
  • Takaoka 0766
  • Takarazuka 0797
  • Takasaki 0273
  • Takatsuki 0726
  • Takayama 0577
  • Tateshina-Kogen 0266
  • Toba 0599
  • Tokushima 088
  • Tokyo 03
  • Tottori 0857
  • Towada 0176
  • Toyama 076
  • Toyohashi (Aichi) 0532
  • Toyota 0565
  • Tsu (Mie) 059
  • Ube 0836
  • Uji 0774
  • Unzen 0957
  • Urasoe 098
  • Urawa 048
  • Utsunomiya 028
  • Wakayama 0734
  • Wakkanai 0162
  • Yakushima 0997
  • Yamagata 023
  • Yamaguchi 0839
  • yao 0729
  • Yokaichi (Shiga) 0748
  • Yokkaichi (Mie) 059
  • Yokohama 045
  • Yokosuka (Kanagawa) 0468
  • Yonago 0859
  • Yuzawa 0257
  • Zushi 0467
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Japan International Dialing Codes

Use the codes below to dial from Japan to any other country, but don't forget to dial 010 beforehand:

  • Alaska 1
  • Albania 355
  • Algeria 213
  • American Samoa 684
  • American Virgin Is. 1
  • Andorra 376
  • Angola 244
  • Antigua & Barbuda 1
  • Argentina 54
  • Armenia 374
  • Aruba 297
  • Ascension 247
  • Australia 61
  • Austria 43
  • Azerbaijan 994
  • Azores Is. 351
  • Bahamas 1
  • Bahrain 973
  • Bangladesh 880
  • Barbados 1
  • Belarus 375
  • Belgium 32
  • Belize 501
  • Benin 229
  • Shorts 1
  • Bhutan 975
  • Bolivia 591
  • Bosnia & Herzgovina 387
  • Botswana 267
  • Brazil 55
  • Brit. Virgin Is. 1
  • Brunei 673
  • Bulgaria 359
  • Burkina Faso 226
  • Burundi 257
  • Cambodia 855
  • Cameroon 237
  • Canada 1
  • Canary Island 34
  • Cape Verde 238
  • Cayman Island 1
  • Central Africa 236
  • Chad 235
  • Chile 56
  • China (PR) 86
  • Christmas Is. 61
  • Cocos Keeling Is. 61
  • Colombia 57
  • Comoros 269
  • Congo 242
  • Cook Is. 682
  • Costa Rica 506
  • Cote d'Ivoire 225
  • Croatia 385
  • Cuba 53
  • Cyprus 357
  • Czech 420
  • Denmark 45
  • Djibouti 253
  • Dominica 1
  • Dominican Republic 1
  • Ecuador 593
  • Egypt 20
  • El Salvador 503
  • Equatorial 240
  • Eritrea 291
  • Estonia 372
  • Ethiopia 251
  • Falkland Is. 500
  • Faroe Is. 298
  • Fiji 679
  • Finland 358
  • France 33
  • French Guyana 594
  • French Polynesia 689
  • Gabon 241
  • Gambia 220
  • Georgia 995
  • Germany 49
  • Ghana 233
  • Gibraltar 350
  • Greece 30
  • Greenland 299
  • Grenade 1
  • Guadeloupe 590
  • Guam 1
  • Guatemala 502
  • 224
  • Guyana 592
  • Haiti 509
  • Hawaii 1
  • Honduras 504
  • Hong Kong 852
  • Hungary 36
  • Iceland 354
  • India 91
  • Indonesia 62
  • Iran 98
  • Iraq 964
  • Ireland 353
  • Israel 972
  • Italy 39
  • Jamaica 1
  • Japan 81
  • Jordan 962
  • Kazakhstan 7
  • Kenya 254
  • Kiribati 686
  • Korea (North) 850
  • Korea (South) 82
  • Kuwait 965
  • Kyrgyzstan 996
  • Laos 856
  • Latvia 371
  • Lebanon 961
  • Lesotho 266
  • Liberia 231
  • Libya 218
  • Liechtenstein 423
  • Lithuania 370
  • Luxembourg 352
  • Macao 853
  • Macedonia 389
  • Madagascar 261
  • Wood 351
  • Malawi 265
  • Malaysia 60
  • Maldives 960
  • Mali 223
  • Malta 356
  • Marshall Is. 692
  • Martinique 596
  • Mauritania 222
  • Mauritius 230
  • Mexico 52
  • Micronesia 691
  • Moldova 373
  • Monaco 377
  • Montserrat 1
  • Morocco 212
  • Mozambique 258
  • Myanmar 95
  • Namibia 264
  • Nauru 674
  • Nepal 977
  • Netherlands 31
  • Netherlands Antilles 599
  • New Caledonia 687
  • New Zealand 64
  • Nicaragua 505
  • Niger 227
  • Nigeria 234
  • Niue 683
  • Norfolk Is. 672
  • North Korea 850
  • Norway 47
  • Oman 968
  • Pakistan 92
  • Palau 680
  • Panama 507
  • Papua New Guinea 675
  • Paraguay 595
  • turkey 51
  • Philippines 63
  • Poland 48
  • Portugal 351
  • Puerto Rico 1
  • Qatar 974
  • Meeting 262
  • Romania 40
  • Russian Federation 7
  • Rwanda 250
  • Saipan 1
  • San Marino 378
  • Sao Tome & Principe 239
  • Saudi Arabia 966
  • Senegal 221
  • Serbia 381
  • Seychelles 248
  • Sierra Leone 232
  • Singapore 65
  • Slovakia 421
  • Slovenia 386
  • Solomon Is. 677
  • South Africa 27
  • South Korea 82
  • Spain 34
  • Spanish North Africa 34
  • Sri Lanka 94
  • St Christopher & Nevis 1
  • St Helena 290
  • St Lucia 1
  • St Pierre & Miquelon 508
  • St Vincent & Grenadines 1
  • Sudan 249
  • Suriname 597
  • Swaziland 268
  • Sweden 46
  • Switzerland 41
  • Syria 963
  • Tadzhikistan 992
  • Taiwan 886
  • Tanzania 255
  • Thailand 66
  • Togo 228
  • Tonga 676
  • Trinidad & Tobago 1
  • Tunisia 216
  • turkey 90
  • Turkmenistan 993
  • Turks & Caicos Is. 1
  • Tuvalu 688
  • USA 1
  • Uganda 256
  • Ukraine 380
  • United Arab Emirates 971
  • United Kingdom 44
  • Uruguay 598
  • Uzbekistan 7
  • Vanuatu 678
  • Vatican 39
  • Venezuela 58
  • Vietnam 84
  • Western Samoa 658
  • Yemen 967
  • Zaire (Congo) 243
  • Zambia 260
  • Zimbabwe 263
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Japan Emergency Service Numbers

If you are experiencing an emergency in Japan, you will not dial 911. Below we will share the numbers available for emergency dialing in Japan:

  • 110 Police (112 and 911 redirect to 110 on cell phones)
  • 118 Maritime Emergencies
  • 119 Ambulance, Fire Service
  • 171 earthquake assistance

Operator and Special Services

  • 100 NTT
  • 106 Operator-assisted collect call service
  • 108 Automated collect call service
  • 113 NTT technical failure hotline
  • 116 NTT customer service and general inquiries
  • 104 NTT National Directory Queries
  • 0057 KDDI International Directory Queries
  • 114 Automated busy check by numbers
  • 115 Telegram Service
  • 117 talking clock
  • 136 Information about the last call received
  • 177 Weather forecast for

Long Distance Carrier Services

  • 001 KDDI (international)
  • 0032 IPS Inc.
  • 0033 NTT Communications
  • 0034 NTT Communications (International Toll Free)
  • 0036 NTT East
  • 0037 Fusion Communications
  • 0039 NTT West
  • 0041 SoftBank Telecom (international / ex-Japan Telecom)
  • 0053 KDDI (resold)
  • 0056 KDDI (international)
  • 0061 SoftBank Telecom (international / former Cable and Wireless IDC)
  • 0066 SoftBank Telecom (international / former Cable and Wireless IDC)
  • 0070 KDDI Toll Free
  • 0071 Verizon Japan
  • 0077 KDDI (national)
  • 0080 T-Systems
  • 0081 Fusion Communications (formerly TTNet)
  • 0088 SoftBank Telecom (national / ex-Japan Telecom)
  • 0089 T-Systems
  • 0091 Brastel
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