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How To Call Japan From the United States

Follow the dialing format while calling Japan from the United States

Below is the dialing procedure to call Japan from the United States. You will find information on how to make an international call from the U.S. to an Japan landline number or mobile number.
To call Japan from the United States
Land Phone Number Dial: 011 - 81 - Area Code+Local #
Mobile Number Dial: 011 - 81 - 10-Digit Mobile #
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Local time comparison
Tokyo (Japan - Tokyo) Tuesday at 02:00:00 am
New York (USA - New York) Monday at 12:00:00 pm
Japan is 14 hours ahead of the US East Coast.
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Exit 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 thier 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 Codes - Area 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 Japan Local Number from the United States

Dial 011 - 81 - Area Code - xxx-xxx

Example #: Dial 011-81-3-5555-5555

How To Dial a Japan Toll Free Number from United States

Dial 011 - 81 - Area Code - xxx-xxxx

Example #: Dial 011-81-001-555-5555

How To Dial a Japan Mobile Number from United States

Dial 011 - 81 - Area Code - xxxx-xxxx

Example #: Dial 011-81-70-5555-5555

 

Information About Japan

The nation of Japan currently has one of the most advanced communication networks in the world. According to the Japanese government’s Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry that in 2008 about 75 million people used mobile phones to access the Internet.

ISD Code or Country Code for Japan is 81

Area codes – There are 1-5 digit area codes in Japan and 4-7 digit carrier numbers. Local phone numbers are 9 or 10 digit numbers and cellphones are a 10-digit number. Dial the area code of the city in Japan you are calling after dialing ISD Code (81). International calls to Japanese mobile phones are dialed just like any other international call. To call a Japanese mobile phone from the U.S., dial 011 + 52 + 1 + area code + number.

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Japan Emergency Numbers

110 – Police
119 – Ambulance & Fire
118 – Maritime emergencies
171 – Earthquake assistance

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How to Get a Japan Phone Number

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Takes About 1 minutes
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Here are the steps to getting a Japan Phone Number
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F A Q | Call Japan from the US

Dial the exit code 011, next dial the Japan country code of 81, and then the Area Code, followed by the local number XXX-XXXX. Dial 011-81-3-5555-5555.

Dial the exit code 011, next dial the Japan country code of 81, and then the Area Code, followed by the local number XXX-XXXX. Dial 011-81-001-555-5555.

Dial the exit code 011, next dial the Japan country code of 81, and then the Area Code, followed by the local number XXX-XXXX. Dial 011-81-70-5555-5555.

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