How to Call Taiwan Phone Numbers?

Country phone codes

+886 is the country calling code assigned to Taiwan by the International Telecommunication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated under the Fundamental Communications Act (2016) created by the National Communications Commission of the Executive Yuan of the Republic of China.

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

+886 123-4567-90

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Other Important Information about Taiwan

Prefix

A prefix is simply the set of numbers that come before the country and area codes of a telephone number. Taiwan’s telephone numbers are made up of 11-12 numbers split into groups of 3. So if you’re going to make a call to Taiwan using a mobile phone, you should dial country code+area code+8-9-digit number. Some of the common area codes in Taiwan include Taipei (2), Kaohsiung (7) and Taichung (4).

Location Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Taipei +886 (2) 1234 5678
Kaohsiung +886 (7) 1234 5678
Taichung +886 (4) 1234 5678

So if you’re making a call to Taipei, dial +886 2 1234 5678.

Network coverage

Network coverage is readily available across Taiwan.

4G coverage

LTE 4G connection is moderately 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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Emergency phone numbers

Here are the 2 most important emergency numbers to take note of when visiting Taiwan:

ambulance service

119 for ambulance service

fire

119 for fire

police

110 for police

Best Time to Call Taiwan

Taiwan observes China Standard Time (CST) using the time offset of UTC+08.
Wherever you are in Australia, you can call Taiwan from the following time zones:

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Taiwan 9:00am – 10:00pm UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
8:00am – 10:00pm UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
8:30am – 9:30pm UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
10:00am – 11:00pm UTC+11:00 Norfolk Island Standard Time (NFT) Norfolk Island
8:00am – 7:00pm UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
7:30am – 6:30pm 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

Taiwan 9:00am – 11:00pm UTC+11:00 Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Victoria, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory
9:00am – 1:00pm UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
8:00am – 8:00pm UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
11:30am – 11:30pm UTC+10:30 Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
10:30am – 10:30pm UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) Northern Territory
12:00pm – 12:00am UTC+12:00 Norfolk Island Daylight Time (NDT) Norfolk Island
7:00am – 7:00pm UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
7:30am – 6:30pm UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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