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Call Surat from Singapore
To make an international call to Surat, Gujarat, India from Singapore, please follow the dialing steps shown below.
Use the same dialing codes and procedure for all Singapore locations.
When calling Surat from Singapore, it makes no difference whether you are calling from an Singapore landline or mobile phone - but, you should double check with your carrier to confirm that your calling plan allows international calls and that no special charges apply.
However, it does matter whether the destination phone in Surat is a landline phone or a mobile phone. Check here to see how to tell the difference between Surat landline and mobile phone numbers. Note that for many calling plans, calling cards, and prepaid plans, extra charges apply when calling to India mobile phones.
Note that Singapore has a fairly complicated approach to IDDs with specific carriers and even specific calling plans having unique codes. See details below.
Phone Number Format to Call Surat from Singapore
To make an international phone call to Surat from Singapore, you need to dial a phone number formatted correctly for either a landline or mobile phone as follows:
Call Surat Landline Phone from Singapore
Call Surat Mobile Phone from Singapore
* See note below about '8x' series mobile numbers
** In Singapore, specific carriers and service plans have unique IDDs - see details below. All calls to Malaysia via all carriers use the prefix 020 without the Malaysia country code.
Click here for more on Surat landline vs. mobile phone numbers.
Call Surat from Singapore
Follow this dialing procedure to make an overseas international call from Singapore to a landline or mobile phone number in Surat, Gujarat, India.
1. Dial Singapore carrier- or plan-specific IDD: xxxx
The following is a partial list of IDDs and their associated service plans (if any) for the most popular Singapore carriers. Most IDDs are 3-digits long, some are 4-digits.
Note that some mobile operators may not require an IDD and/or allow use of substitute characters (such as '+') in lieu of an IDD.
* Calls to Malaysia do not require use of a country code.
2. Dial India country code: 91
3. Remove '0' if one precedes your number
If your Surat destination phone number starts with a '0' - e.g., 0 261 454 8180 or 0 94 631 23456, delete the '0'.
4. Determine if calling to a landline or mobile phone
Surat landline numbers are 7-digits and require a separate 3-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 Surat landline phone number...
a. Dial the 3-digit Surat area code: 261
b. Dial a 7-digit local subscriber number: nnn nnnn
6. If calling a Surat mobile phone number...
Simply dial the 10-digit mobile number: 9x nnn nnnnn
NOTE: In addition to '9x' series mobile numbers, India now also issues '8x' series mobile numbers in the same 10-digit format: 8x nnn nnnnn.
Confusingly, the area codes used for landline numbers in some areas also start with '8x'. An example is Bangalore which uses area code '80'. But where landline '8x' area codes are tied to a specific region, mobile '8x' numbers can be issued for any location nationally.
For more information on Singapore phone numbers, check the Singapore National Numbering Plan [large pdf] published by Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA).
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