In this article, I will discuss how to call from Nigeria to Benin. We will cover both landline and mobile phone calls. We will also provide some tips on how to make international calls more affordable.
How to call a mobile number in Benin from Nigeria
When you make an international call from Nigeria to Benin, at first you need to dial the exit code of Nigeria. Then the country code for Benin, and then the local phone number.
Here is the quick dialing format to call to BJ mobile phone number from NG:
Here are the steps to follow when making an international call from NG to BJ:
- Dial 0, the exit code for Nigeria. Nowadays, the plus sign (+) can be used instead of the exit code.
- Enter 229 the country code for Benin.
- Enter the 8 digits’ local phone number.
- Press the call button and wait for the call to connect.
How to call a Landline Number in Benin from Nigeria
To call Benin landline numbers from Nigeria, firstly, you will need to dial the Exit code of Nigeria. Secondly, the ISD code of Benin. Thirdly, the area code, and finally the landline number.
Here is the quick dialing format to call to BJ Landline number from NG:
To make a landline call to BJ From NG, you need to follow the international dialing format given below.
- Dial 0, Exit code for Nigeria.
- Enter 229, ISD Code, or Country Code of BJ.
- Enter the Area Code of the regional location. Search here for area codes for Benin.
- Then dial the recipient’s telephone number.
***If there is no area code, dial the Recipient’s Telephone Number after ISD Code.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- What is an Exit Code?
The exit code (For Nigeria- 0) is sometimes referred to as the International Access Code or the International Direct Dialing (IDD) code. These prefixes are set to redirect calls or text messages to phone numbers registered in other countries. Nowadays, exit codes and the plus sign (+) can be used interchangeably. The plus sign is preferred by many because it works regardless of the country you are calling from.
- What is Country Code?
The country code identifies the home country (For Benin, 229) of the number that you are calling. If you are calling a mobile number, it is that mobile subscriber's home country regardless of where they are currently located in the world.
- What is Area Code?
An area code refers to the regional location of a phone number within a country.
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