Validating Phone Number Formats in South Africa

Q

How to validate phone number formats for South Africa?

Enter your phone number in the form below and click the "Validate" button.

Country/Region:South Africa
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Validation result by FYIcenter.com:

Specified Phone Number: Valid

"11 921 6773" matches the format of "AA SSS SSSS"

Most phone numbers in South Africa are written in the following formats:

   Prefix: long distance or international
   --------------------------------------
   |   Carrier or area code 
   |   --------------------
   |   |   Subscriber number
   |   |   -----------------
   v   v   v
   0   AA  SSS SSSS     - Local format
  +27  AA  SSS SSSS     - International format

Most telephone numbers in South Africa have 9 digits and are written in the format of "AA SSS SSSS". Here are some examples: 11 921 6773; 32 436 6630.

When dialing locally inside South Africa, the long distance prefix of "0" is required. So the format becomes "0 AA SSS SSSS".

When dialing from outside of South Africa, the international dial-in prefix "+27" is required. So the format becomes "+27 AA SSS SSSS".

When dialing from South Africa to other countries, the international dail-out prefix "+" or "00" required.

To validate phone number formats for other countries or regions, see our Generic Phone Number Format Validator.

To see phone number examples in South Africa, try our Test Phone Number Generator.

 

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