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 UAE Local Number from the United States
Example #: Dial 011-971-2-555-5555
How To Dial a UAE Toll Free Number from United States
Example #: Dial 011-971-800-555-5555
How To Dial a UAE Mobile Number from United States
Example #: Dial 011-971-50-555-5555
Information About the UAE
Telephone numbers are fixed at seven digits, with area codes fixed at one to three digits. Previously, subscriber numbers were 5 or 6 digits, with area code plus subscriber number totaling 7 digits.
ISD Code or Country Code for the UAE is 971
Area codes – Area codes for major city landlines start with 02 thru 09 while mobile numbers start with 050, 052, 054, 055, 056 and 058.
UAE Emergency Numbers
999 – Police (emergency)
901 – Police (non-emergency)
998 – Ambulance
997 – Fire
996 – Coast Guard