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Call Mumbai from UAE / Dubai
This page shows the dialing codes and dialing procedure to call Mumbai, India from Dubai and elsewhere in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The same procedure applies for calling Mumbai from anywhere in the United Arab Emirates, including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Qaiwain, Ras al-Khaimah and Fujairah.
When calling Mumbai from the UAE, it makes no difference whether you are calling from a UAE 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 Mumbai is a landline phone or a mobile phone. Check here to see how to tell the difference between Mumbai 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.
Phone Number Format to Call Mumbai from the UAE / Dubai
To make an international phone call from the UAE / Dubai to Mumbai, India, you need to dial a phone number formatted correctly for either a landline or mobile phone as follows:
Call Mumbai Landline Phone from UAE / Dubai
Call Mumbai Mobile Phone from UAE / Dubai
Click here for more on Mumbai landline vs. mobile phone numbers.
Dialing Steps to Call Mumbai from UAE / Dubai
Follow this dialing procedure to make an overseas international call from UAE / Dubai to a landline or mobile phone number in Mumbai, India.
1. Dial UAE / Dubai 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 Mumbai destination phone number starts with a '0' - e.g., 022 45481800 or 094 45 123456, delete the '0'.
4. Determine if calling to a landline or mobile phone
Mumbai 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 Mumbai landline phone number...
a. Dial the 2-digit Mumbai area code: 22
b. Dial an 8-digit local subscriber number: xxxx xxxx
6. If calling a Mumbai mobile phone number...
Simply dial the 10-digit mobile number: 9x xxx xxxxx
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