Telephone numbers in El Salvador

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Country Code: +503
International Call Prefix: 00

National Significant Numbers (NSN): seven or eight digits.

Format: +503 NXYZ MCDU where 'N' is the National Destination Code (NDC), and 'X', 'Y', 'Z', 'M', 'C', 'D', and 'U' stand for millions, hundred thousands, ten thousands, thousands, hundreds, tens, and units, respectively.

Number plan[edit]

New number plan took effect in 2005.

The numbering plan for the Republic of El Salvador uses the following numbering structure:

for services provided via eight (8) digit access networks including the NDC,
freephone numbers and premium rate numbers use seven (7) and eight (8) digits.
NDC[1]
National Destination Code (NDC) Type of network
2 Fixed
6, 7 Mobile
Digit X Use within the structure (2) XYZ–MCDU[2]
0 Not used in this structure – reserved for future use.
1 For future use in the Metropolitan area.
2 and 5 Used for identifying the fixed telephony service in any locality within the Metropolitan area known as “Gran San Salvador”.
3 Used for identifying the fixed telephony service in any locality within the Central area.
4 Used for identifying the fixed telephony service in any locality within the Western area.
6 Used for identifying the fixed telephony service in any locality within the Eastern area.
7 For future use in the Eastern area.
8 For future use in the Western area.
9 For future use in the Central area.
LIST OF ALLOCATIONS[3]
NSN (National (Significant) Number) Usage of E.164 number
Old number New number
20XX XXXX Future use
21XX XXXX Fixed telephony geographic number – metropolitan area
2XX XXXX 22XX XXXX Fixed telephony geographic number – metropolitan area
3XX XXXX 23XX XXXX Fixed telephony geographic number – central area
4XX XXXX 24XX XXXX Fixed telephony geographic number – western area
5XX XXXX 25XX XXXX Fixed telephony geographic number – metropolitan area
6XX XXXX 26XX XXXX Fixed telephony geographic number – eastern area
27XX XXXX Fixed telephony geographic number – eastern area
28XX XXXX Fixed telephony geographic number – western area
29XX XXXX Fixed telephony geographic number – central area
60XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
61XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
62XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
63XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
64XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
65XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
66XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
67XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
68XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
69XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
70XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
71XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
72XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
73XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
74XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
75XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
76XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
7XX XXXX 77XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
8XX XXXX 78XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services
9XX XXXX 79XX XXXX Non-geographic number - Mobile telephony services

Notes

  • The numbering for the freephone service for the user making the call retains its 7 and 11 digit form, with the formats 800 XXXX and 800 XXXX XXXX.
  • The numbering for the premium rate service for the user making the call retains its 7 and 11 digit form, with the formats 900 XXXX and 900 XXXX XXXX.

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