How to Call Oman Phone Numbers?

Country phone codes

+968 is the country calling code assigned to Oman by the International Telecommunication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated under the Telecom Act, brought into legislation by Royal Decree No. 30/2002 and created by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Omani Government.

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

+968 123-4567-9

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Other Important Information about Oman

Prefix

A prefix is simply the set of numbers that come before the country and area codes of a telephone number. Oman’s telephone numbers are made up of 11 numbers split into groups of 3. So if you’re going to make a call to Oman using a mobile phone, you should dial country code+area code+6-digit number. Some of the common area codes in Oman include Muscat (24), Dhofar (23) and Musandam (26).

Location Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Muscat +968 (24) 123 456
Dhofar +968 (23) 123 456
Musandam +968 (26) 123 456

So if you’re making a call to Muscat, dial +968 24 123 456.

Network coverage

Network coverage is readily available across Oman.

4G coverage

4G LTE connection is readily available across 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. 
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Top Mobile SIM network in Oman

Here are the top mobile SIM networks in Oman:

Omantel

Ooredoo

Renna Mobile

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Top apps used to communicate

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

WhatsApp

WhatsApp

Instagram

Instagram

Emergency phone numbers

Here is most important emergency number to take note of when visiting Oman:

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9999 for the national emergency number.

Best Time to Call Oman

Oman observes Gulf Standard Time (GST) using the time offset of UTC+04.
Wherever you are in Australia, you can call Oman from the following time zones:

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Oman 2:00pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
12:00pm – 12:00am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
1:00pm – 12:00am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
3:00pm – 12:00am UTC+11:00 Norfolk Island Standard Time (NFT) Norfolk Island
11:00am – 11:00pm UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
10:00am – 9:30pm 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

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

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