Telephone numbers in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka telephone numbers
Location of Sri Lanka (dark green)
Location
Country Sri Lanka
Continent Asia
Regulator TRCSL
Type Open
NSN length 7
Typical format 0XX-XXXXXXX
Access codes
Country calling code +94
International call prefix 00
Trunk prefix 0

Short Codes[edit]

3 Digit Short Codes[edit]

4 Digit Short Codes[edit]

  • Short Codes in 19XX Range for Government Organizations
  • Short Codes in 13XX Range for Private Sector Organizations

Fixed line Operator Hotlines[edit]

Mobile Operator Hotlines[edit]

Fixed line (landline) codes[edit]

Fixed Telephone numbers in Sri Lanka consist of 10-digits in the xxx y zzzzzz format where:

  • "xxx" represents the area code. All area codes begin with 0.
  • "y" represents the operator code for fixed (landline) numbers.
  • "zzzzzz" represents the main telephone number of six digits.

Area codes[edit]

Province District Area Area
Code
Eastern Ampara Ampara 063
North Central Anuradhapura Anuradhapura 025
Western Colombo Avissawella 036
Uva Badulla Badulla 055
Uva Badulla Bandarawela 057
Eastern Batticaloa Batticaloa 065
North Western Puttalam Chilaw 032
Western Colombo Colombo 011
Southern Galle Galle 091
Western Gampaha Gampaha 033
Southern Hambantota Hambantota 047
Central Nuwara Eliya Hatton 051
Northern Jaffna Jaffna 021
Eastern Ampara Kalmunai 067
Western Kalutara Kalutara 034
Central Kandy Kandy 081
Sabaragamuwa Kegalle Kegalle 035
North Western Kurunegala Kurunegala 037
Northern Mannar Mannar 023
Central Matale Matale 066
Southern Matara Matara 041
Central Kandy Nawalapitiya 054
Western Gampaha Negombo 031
Central Nuwara Eliya Nuwara Eliya 052
Western Kalutara Panadura 038
North Central Polonnaruwa Polonnaruwa 027
Sabaragamuwa Ratnapura Ratnapura 045
Eastern Trincomalee Trincomalee 026
Northern Vavuniya Vavuniya 024

Operator codes[edit]

xxx y zz zzzz
Area Code (0xx) 2 Sri Lanka Telecom
3
4 Dialog
5 Lanka Bell
7 Dialog
9 Public Pay Phones

No incoming calls are allowed to Public Pay Phones in Sri Lanka.

Mobile operator codes[edit]

Mobile numbers in Sri Lanka consist of 10-digits in the xxx zzzzzzz format where:

  • "xxx" represents the mobile operator code when contacting a mobile number. All mobile operator codes begin with 07.
  • "zzzzzzz" represents the main telephone number of seven digits.
xxx zzz zzzz
071 Mobitel
072 Etisalat
075 Airtel
076 Dialog
077
078 Hutch
  • Mobile phone users must always enter area codes when dialing a fixed (landline) number.

Dialling into Sri Lanka[edit]

To Fixed telephone[edit]

To dial into Sri Lanka from abroad callers must use the +94 xx y zzzzzz format where:

  • "+" is the international call prefix (usually 00).
  • "94" is Sri Lanka's country code.
  • "xx" represents the area code.
  • "y" represents the operator code.
  • "zzzzzz" represents the main telephone number of six digits.

To Mobile phone[edit]

To dial into Sri Lanka from abroad callers must use the +94 xx zzzzzzz format where:

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]