Call Delhi from South Africa

Here are the dialing codes and steps for making an international call to Delhi, India from South Africa.

Follow the same steps to call from Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria, Durban, East Rand, or elsewhere in RSA.

When calling Delhi from South Africa, it makes no difference whether you are calling from a South Africa 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 Delhi is a landline phone or a mobile phone. Check here to see how to tell the difference between Delhi 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.

Call Delhi from South Africa: Phone Number Formats

To make an international phone call from RSA to Delhi, you need to dial a phone number formatted correctly for either a landline or mobile phone as follows:

Dial Delhi Landline Phone from RSA

00  91   11  xxxx xxxx
access code
landline number

Call Delhi Mobile Phone from RSA

00  91  9x xx xxxxxx
access code
mobile number

Click here for more on Delhi landline vs. mobile phone numbers.

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Call Delhi from South Africa: Dialing Procedure

Follow this dialing procedure to make an overseas international call from South Africa to a landline or mobile phone number in Delhi, India.

1. Dial South Africa int'l access code / IDD:  00

Note that some mobile operators may not require an IDD and/or allow use of substitute characters (such as '+') in lieu of an IDD.

2. Dial India country code:  91 

3. Remove '0' if one precedes your number

If your Delhi destination phone number starts with a '0' - e.g., 011 45481800 or 094 45 123456, delete the '0'.

4. Determine if calling to a landline or mobile phone

Delhi 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.

5. If calling a Delhi landline phone number...

a. Dial the 2-digit Delhi area code:  11 

b. Dial an 8-digit local subscriber number:  xxxx xxxx

6. If calling a Delhi mobile phone number...

Simply dial the 10-digit mobile number:  9x xxx xxxxx

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