How to Call Canada from the United States

Follow the dialing format while calling Canada from the United States.

Below is the dialing procedure to call Canada from the United States. You will find information on how to make an international call from the Canada fixed line number or mobile number.
To call Canada from the United States
Land Phone Number Dial 1 - Area Code
Mobile Number Dial 011 - 1 - 10 Digit Mobile #
calling from USA
Local time comparison
New York (USA - New York) Monday at 12:00:00 pm
Montreal (Canada - Montreal) Monday at 12:00:00 pm
Canada has the same time zones as the US
calling from USExit Code – This is the code you need to dial OUT from a country. Also known as IDD (International Direct Dialing) code or ISD (International Subscriber Dialing) code.

Country Code – Each country or region is assigned their individual country code. You will need this code to dial IN to a country. There is a total of 249 codes worldwide. View all Country Codes

Area CodesArea codes define a specific part of a country. This can be a whole city or a general region. Some countries are not big enough to have multiple area codes, so you would simply dial the country code and the direct dial number.

Local Number – This number is the local direct line to a home, business or cellphone.

How To Dial a Canada Local Number from the US

Dial 1 – Area Code – xxx-xxx


Example #: Dial 1-305-555-5555

How To Dial a Canada Toll Free Number from the US

Dial 1 – Area Code – xxx-xxxx


Example #: Dial 1-866-555-5555

How To Dial a Canada Mobile Number from the US

Dial 011 – 1 – 10 – xxx-xxxx


Example #: Dial 1-305-555-5555


Canada Information

Canada and the United States are part of the North American Numbering Plan (NANP). All NANP countries have country code 1. The general procedure for calling a NANP country is 1 + Area code (3 digits) + TEL # (7 digit)

ISD Code</strong) or Country Code of Canada is 1

Area code – There are 40 area codes in Canada. If there is an area code, dial area code of the city in Canada you are calling after dialing ISD Code. If there is no area code dial the Recipient’s Telephone Number after ISD Code.

canada area codes

Canada Emergency Numbers

911 – Police, Fire
911 – Ambulance
311 – Non-Emergecy
112 – Redirect to 911 from mobile

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F A Q | Call Canada from the US

Dial the country code of 1, and then the Area Code, followed by the local number xxx-xxx

Dial the country code of 1, and then the Area Code, followed by the local number xxx-xxx

Dial the mobile code of 011 and the country code of 1, and then the Area Code, followed by the local number xxx-xxx Dial 011 - 1 - xxx-xxx-xxxx

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