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Call Chennai from New Zealand
Here are the steps for making an international telephone call from New Zealand to Chennai, India.
Use the same procedure for calling from Auckland, Wellington, or elsewhere in New Zealand.
When calling Chennai from New Zealand, it makes no difference whether you are calling from a New Zealand landline or mobile phone - although you should double check with your carrier to confirm that your plan allows international calls and that no special charges apply.
However, it does matter whether the destination phone in Chennai is a landline phone or a mobile phone. Check here to see how to tell the difference between Chennai landline and mobile phone numbers. Note that for many calling plans, calling cards, and prepaid plans, extra charges do apply when calling to mobile phones in India.
Phone Number Format to Call Chennai from
|00||91||9x xx xxxxxx|
Click here for more on Chennai landline vs. mobile phone numbers.
Follow this dialing procedure to make an overseas international call from New Zealand to a landline or mobile phone number in Chennai, India.
Note that some mobile operators may not require an IDD and/or allow use of substitute characters (such as '+') in lieu of an IDD.
If your Chennai destination phone number starts with a '0' - e.g., 044 45481800 or 094 45 123456, delete the '0'.
Chennai landline numbers are 8-digits and require a separate 2-digit area code. Mobile numbers are 10-digits and do not require a separate area code. Check here to learn how to tell landline vs. mobile phone numbers.
a. Dial the 2-digit Chennai area code: 44
b. Dial an 8-digit local subscriber number: xxxx xxxx
Simply dial the 10-digit mobile number: 9x xxx xxxxx
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