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|Country||United Arab Emirates|
|Format||0x xxx xxxx (landline)|
xxx xxxx (special services)
Telephone numbers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) follow a closed telephone numbering plan. The UAE is assigned an international dialing code of +971 by ITU-T. Telephone numbers are fixed at seven digits, with area codes fixed at two or three digits.
Subscriber numbers were 5- or 6- digits, with area code plus subscriber number totalling 7 digits.
The overall structure of the UAE's national numbering plan is:
Landline numbers begin with:
- 01 Al Karama (Canceled)
- 02 Abu Dhabi
- 03 Al Ain
- 04 Dubai
- 06 Sharjah, Ajman and Umm al-Quwain
- 07 Ras Al Khaimah
- 08 Western Region (Liwa, etc.)
- 09 Fujairah
Mobile numbers begin with:
- 050 cell phones (Etisalat)
- 052 cell phones (Du)
- 054 cell phones (Etisalat) (Recently released for public use.)
- 055 cell phones (Du)
- 056 cell phones (Etisalat)
- 058 cell phones (Du/Virgin Mobile) (Recently released for public use.)
- 057 cell phones: DOMC
The following numbers are used for emergency services within the UAE:
- 999 - Police (Emergency)
- 901 (in Dubai) - Police (Non-emergency)
- 998 - Ambulance
- 997 - Fire Department (Civil Defence)
- 996 - Coast Guard
- 991 - Electricity failure (DEWA)
- 922 - Water failure (DEWA)
These are special 7-digit number ranges, and have no associated area code):
- 200xxxx shared cost services
- 600xxxxxx shared cost services
- (800 + min. 3 digits)
- "Emirates plus Etihad equals neo-federal UAE". 13 December 2009.
- "Emergency phone numbers - the Official Portal of the UAE Government".
- "للحالات غير الطارئة" (PDF). www.dubaipolice.gov.ae (in English and Arabic). 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on September 20, 2022. Retrieved 24 April 2023.