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Telephone numbers in Sri Lanka

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Country  Sri Lanka
Type  Open
Continent  Asia
NSN length  7
Telephone numbers in Sri Lanka
Regulator  Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka
Typical format  0XX-XXXXXXX (10 digits)

Emergency Services

  • 110 - Fire and Rescue Service
  • 112 - Police Emergency Service (Mobile)
  • 114 - Operational Commander Colombo (Sri Lanka Army)
  • 116 - Sri Lanka Air Force Emergency Service
  • 117 - Disaster Management Call Centre
  • 118 - National Help Desk (Ministry of Defence)
  • 119 - Police Emergency Service
  • 4 Digit Short Codes

  • Short Codes in 19XX Range for Government Organizations
  • Short Codes in 13XX Range for Private Sector Organizations
  • Fixed line Operator Hotlines

  • 1212- Sri Lanka Telecom
  • 1575 - Lanka Bell
  • Mobile Operator Hotlines

  • 1755 - Airtel
  • 1777 - Dialog
  • 1727 - Etisalat
  • 1788 - Hutch
  • 1717 - Mobitel
  • Fixed line (landline) codes

    Fixed Telephone numbers in Sri Lanka consist of 10-digits in the xxx y zzzzzz format where:

    Contents

  • "xxx" represents the area code. All area codes begin with 0.
  • "y" represents the operator code for fixed (landline) numbers.
  • "zzzzzz" represents the main telephone number of six digits.
  • Operator codes

    *Operated by Dialog Axiata's subsidiary, Dialog Broadband Networks.
    **No incoming calls are allowed to Public Pay Phones in Sri Lanka.

    Mobile operator codes

    Mobile numbers in Sri Lanka consist of 10-digits in the xxx zzzzzzz format where:

  • "xxx" represents the mobile operator code when contacting a mobile number. All mobile operator codes begin with 07.
  • "zzzzzzz" represents the main telephone number of seven digits.
  • Mobile phone users must always enter area codes when dialing a fixed (landline) number.
  • To Fixed telephone

    To dial into Sri Lanka from abroad callers must use the +94 xx y zzzzzz format where:

  • "+" is the international call prefix (usually 00).
  • "94" is Sri Lanka's country code.
  • "xx" represents the area code. (i.e. omitting the leading 0 used when calling inside Sri Lanka)
  • "y" represents the operator code.
  • "zzzzzz" represents the main telephone number of six digits.
  • To Mobile phone

    To dial into Sri Lanka from abroad callers must use the +94 xx zzzzzzz format where:

  • "+" is the international call prefix (usually 00).
  • "94" is Sri Lanka's country code.
  • "xx" represents the mobile operator code (i.e. omitting the leading 0 used when calling inside Sri Lanka).
  • "zzzzzzz" represents the main telephone number of seven digits.
  • References

    Telephone numbers in Sri Lanka Wikipedia


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