This is some Useful Telephone Information  

oo ( zero zero ) is the International Access (Dial) Code you use to call overseas from 'within' Portugal.

351 ( three five one ) is the International Country Calling Code for Portugal.

(If you are behind a switchboard you may have to dial '0' or '9' (or another number) to get an external line.)

City Area Telephone Codes

  • City codes not required.  All points nine digits.

    Note: Effective December 1999, Portugal changed its dialing scheme to incorporate the previous city codes into local phone numbers.  
    In addition to the prior city codes, the following digits were added at the beginning of each number for various types of services.

    Number prefixes

    Fixed phones and faxes

    2

    Toll-free

    8

    Added value/Internet

    6

 Calling Portugal from the UK

CELLULAR:: Dial 00-351-9???? ????

GEOGRAPHIC FIXED:: Dial 00-351-2???? ????

Mobile Telephone Codes/Operators

  • Optimus - 93
  • TMN - 96
  • Vodafone - 91

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Important Telephone Numbers

  • Emergency Services - Police, Ambulance, Fire Service 112
  • Forest Fires 117
  • Directory Inquiries 118
  • Speaking Clock 151
  • International Directory Inquiries 177
  • International Operator 179
  • Operator Assisted International Calls 171
  • Lost Credit Cards - VISA/Mastercard 800 811 272
  • Diners Club 213 159 856
  • American Express 213 925 740