What area code is in Northern Territory?

Northern Territory currently utilizes 1 area codes that are dedicated for the form of geographic numbers: (08). Accordingly, area code (08) covers these following localities of Northern Territory including Alice Springs, Darwin. Regarding the form of mobile telephone numbers, (04) is applied for the whole country, regardless of the caller's location.

Area codes for cities in Northern Territory

The following table sets out the form of geographic numbers for use in Northern Territory:

State/Territory Locality Prefix
Northern Territory Alice Springs 0879
Northern Territory Alice Springs 0889
Northern Territory Darwin 0879
Northern Territory Darwin 0889

History of area code in Northern Territory

The Australian telephone numbering plan has changed many times to deal with the expansion of the subscriber phone number demand.

According to the latest version of the Telephone numbering plan in Australia 2015, the Australian government applied 08 area code for Northern Territory.

What is White Pages in Northern Territory?

To make a successful phone call to Northern Territory, the caller needs to know about the area code of that locality as well as the telephone number of the receiver. If they do't, access the White Pages of Northern Territory to search for personal information those who callers want to contact.

The White Pages is a phone book that contains the contact information of names, addresses, and phone numbers of residents, businesses, service providers and government departments in Northern Territory. It helps people in Northern Territory keep in touch with each other, reconnect with their old relationships, check backgrounds and prevent crime. The White Pages also provides phone numbers, work time, maps, email addresses & websites for local Northern Territory businesses which allows businesses to promote their products or services and stay in contact with their customers.

How to make a national call in Northern Territory?

Australia uses eight digit local phone numbers preceded by the telephone prefix of area code. Therefore, users have to dial before someone's telephone number if they want to make a phone call from their place to another area. However, if the caller is located within the same area code of the receiver , you can omit the area code and just dial the last 8 digits. For instance:

  • Dialing from a different cities:

Caller wants to call for the number 5599 9999 in Alice Springs.

Alice Springs is in Northern Territory.

The Area Code for Alice Springs in Northern Territory is 08

Follow the format like this: Area Code + Phone Number

Call: 08 5599 9999.

  • Dialing a number within the same city:

If the caller's phone shares the same area code as the called phone, the area code may be omitted.

Call: 5599 9999

How to make an international call in Northern Territory?

The international phone system allows people in Northern Territory to make a phone call internationally. An international phone call is made up of three parts:

Country code + Area Code + Phone Number

There are situations when making an international call:

  • Making an International call from Northern Territory state

To make an international call from Northern Territory to the UK phone number 07 999 999 999.

The Country Code for the UK is +44

The Australia dial out code (the exit code). Each country has its own exit code, for Australia is 0011.

Follow the international format like this: the Australian exit code + the country code + the phone number

Dropping the first “0”.

Call: 0011 44 7 999 999 999.

  • Dialing an Northern Territory number from Overseas

If the caller is in Uk and wants to call for the number 5599 9999 in Alice Springs of Northern Territory state.

The Country Code for the Australia is +61

The Area Code for Alice Springs in Northern Territory state is 0879

Follow the international format like this: Country code + Area Code + Phone Number

Remove the first "0".

Call: +61 8 5599 9999

The + sign on a mobile phone replaces the dial out code.

How to make a mobile call to Northern Territory from overseas?

Calling a mobile number in Northern Territory state from New Zealand follows the same process as calling a landline, except dropping the leading "0" from the area code.

Why did the call to Northern Territory not work?

To a call to Northern Territory is going through, users have to ensure that:

  • The local number you're dialing is correct.
  • Using the correct dialing format
    (country's exit code + Australia's country code + the Northern Territory area code + the local number)
  • Dropping off the "0" in the area code from the area code or from the mobile telephone number when calling from outside Australia.

Special prefixes in Northern Territory

The following codes are used in domestic dialling to serve local activities or give urgent advice in life-threatening situations for Australia people.

  • 000 is the telephone number for Emergency (Police, Fire, Ambulance)
  • 106 is used for the hearing impaired with a TTY terminal.
  • 112 is the international GSM mobile emergency telephone number.
  • 1800 xxx xxx is the free phone number for calls from within Australia except from mobile phones.
  • 13 xx xx/ 1300 xxx xxx is the fixed (untimed) low call rate from within Australia except from mobile phones. These numbers can provide source-based routing which are used to connect with customers by organisations such as food chains.

Other State or Territory Area Codes besides Northern Territory area code

State/Territory Area code
Central East 02
South East 03
North East 07
Central and West 08

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