How to Call Nepal Phone Numbers

Country phone codes

+977 is the country calling code assigned to Nepal by the International Telecommunication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated under the Telecommunications Act, 1997 and Telecommunications Regulation, 1998 created by the Nepal Telecommunications Authority

So if you’re calling Nepal, the number should start with:

+977 123-456-7890

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Other Important Information about Nepal

Prefix

A prefix is simply the set of numbers that come before the country and area codes of a telephone number. Nepal’s telephone numbers are made up of 12-13 numbers split into groups of 3. So if you’re going to make a call to Nepal using a mobile phone, you should dial country code+area code+8-digit number. Some of the common area codes in Nepal include Kathmandu (1), Pokhara (061) and Biratnagar (21).

Location Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Kathmandu +977 (1) 1234 5678
Pokhara +977 (61) 1234 5678
Biratnagar +977 (21) 1234 5678

So if you’re making a call to Kathmandu, dial +977 1 1234 5678.

Network coverage

Network coverage is readily available across Nepal.

4G coverage

4G LTE connection is only available in some parts of the country, but quality highly depends on the mobile operator.

International Roaming

Available at over 50 destinations, you can count on us to keep you connected even when you’re not in home soil. 
We know how difficult it can be to be far from home and the family for a long time. We can only wish to talk to them non-stop day and night. But we also know that the more we spend time with calls and texts overseas, the bigger the expenses can get. Read more

Top Mobile SIM network in Nepal

Here are the top mobile SIM networks in Nepal:

Ncell

Nepal Telecom

Smart Telecom

Top apps used to communicate

Here are the top apps mostly used for communication in Nepal:

imo.im

imo.im

Messenger

Messenger

Emergency phone numbers

Here are the 3 most important emergency numbers to take note of when visiting Nepal:

ambulance service

102 for ambulance service

fire

101 for fire

police

100 for police

Best Time to Call Nepal

Nepal observes Nepal Time using the time offset of UTC+05:45.
Wherever you are in Australia, you can call Nepal from the following time zones:

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Nepal 3:30pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
1:30pm – 12:00am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
2:30pm – 12:00am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
4:30pm – 12:00am UTC+11:00 Norfolk Island Standard Time (NFT) Norfolk Island
12:30pm – 12:00am UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
11:30am – 11:00pm UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Daylight Savings Time (first Sunday in October – first Sunday in April)

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Nepal 4:30pm -12:00am UTC+11:00 Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Victoria, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory
3:30pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
1:30pm – 12:00am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
3:45pm – 12:00am UTC+10:30 Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
3:30pm – 12:00am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) Northern Territory
6:00pm – 12:00am UTC+12:00 Norfolk Island Daylight Time (NDT) Norfolk Island
1:00pm – 12:00am UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
11:30am – 11:00pm UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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