In this article, I will discuss how to call from Sierra Leone 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 Sierra Leone
When you make an international call from Sierra Leone to Benin, at first you need to dial the exit code of Sierra Leone. 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 SL:
Here are the steps to follow when making an international call from SL to BJ:
- Dial 0, the exit code for Sierra Leone. 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 Sierra Leone
To call Benin landline numbers from Sierra Leone, firstly, you will need to dial the Exit code of Sierra Leone. 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 SL:
To make a landline call to BJ From SL, you need to follow the international dialing format given below.
- Dial 0, Exit code for Sierra Leone.
- 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 Sierra Leone- 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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