International Call & SMS

    You can make or receive direct calls and SMS to and from any country in the world with our international call and SMS service at the regular Pay As You Go rate.
    International SMS tariff: 4.79Birr/SMS for all destinations

    Please visit the Safaricom Terms and Conditions for International Calling

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    Countries Price Country Code
    Abkhazia 32.5 7
    Afghanistan 24.5 93
    Albania 25.5 355
    Algeria 32.5 213
    American Samoa 7 1
    Andorra 8.5 376
    Angola 9 244
    Anguilla 14.5 154
    Antarctica 109.5 374
    Antigua 13.5 1
    Argentina 7.5 54
    Armenia 14 374
    Aruba 11 297
    Australia 9 61
    Australia Territories 177 672
    Austria 12 43
    Azerbaijan 20.5 994
    Bahamas 11 1
    Bahrain 7.5 973
    Bangladesh 7.5 880
    Barbados 10.5 1
    Belarus 18.5 375
    BELGIUM 16 32
    Belize 17.5 501
    Benin 23.5 229
    Bermuda 13 1
    Bhutan 10.5 975
    Bolivia 14 591
    Bosnia 12 387
    Botswana 9 267
    Brazil 7.5 55
    British Virgin Islands 16 1
    Brunei 21 673
    Bulgaria 20.5 359
    Burkina Faso 20.5 226
    Burundi 33.5 257
    Cambodia 13.5 855
    Cameroon 20.5 237
    Canada 7 1
    Cape Verde 27 238
    Cayman Islands 34 1
    Central African Republic 32.5 236
    Chad 33.5 235
    Chile 7.5 56
    China (PRC) 6 86
    Colombia 26.5 57
    Comoros 29 269
    Congo Brazavil 30 242
    Cook 75 682
    Costa Rica 26 506
    Croatia 25 385
    Cuba 50 53357
    Cyprus 7
    Czech Republic 7 420
    Denmark 12.5 45
    Djibouti 19.5 253
    Dominica 21.5 1
    DR. Congo 30 243
    East Timor 22.5 670
    Ecuador 21.5 593
    Egypt 10.5 20
    El Salvador 31 503
    Equatorial Guinea 32 240
    Eritrea 14 291
    Estonia 22 372
    Faeroe 9 298
    Falklands 137.5 500
    Fiji 18.5 679
    Finland 19 358
    France 7.5 33
    French Guiana 7 594/5/6
    French Polynesia 17 689
    Gabon 23 241
    Gambia 81 220
    Georgia 18.5 995
    Germany 15 49
    Ghana 17 233
    Gibraltar 8.5 350
    Global Mobile Satellite System Globalstar Basic 328.5 881
    Global Mobile Satellite System Iridium 662.5 881
    Greece 7 30
    Greenland 38.5 299
    Grenada 14.5 1
    Guadeloupe 8.5 590
    Guam 7 1
    Guatemala 8 502
    Guinea Bissau 36.5 245
    Guinea Republic 27 224
    Guyana 15.5 592
    Haiti 14.5 509
    Honduras 12 504
    Hong Kong 7.5 852
    Hungary 7 36
    Iceland 7 354
    India 7.5 91
    Indonesia 7.5 62
    Inmarsat B (SNAC) Except Pacific 386 870
    Inmarsat BGAN HSD SNAC 649.5 870
    Inmarsat BGAN SNAC 441.5 870
    Inmarsat Mini-M (SNAC) Except Pacific 159 870
    International Networks - AeroMobile 807.5 882
    International Networks - Emsat 329 882
    International Networks - Emsat Special Services 329 273.9
    International Networks - Maritime Comms Partner 212 176.3
    International Networks - Onair 306 882
    International Networks - Thuraya Satellite Telecom 193.5 882
    International Networks - Voxbon 471 883
    Iran 23.5 98
    Iraq 13 964
    Ireland 20 353
    Israel 7.5 972
    Italy 18 39
    Ivory Coast 31 225
    Jamaica 14 1
    Japan 7.5 81
    Jordan 12 962
    Kazakhstan 9 7
    Kenya 11 254
    Kiribati 76.5 686
    Kuwait 7.5 965
    Kyrgyz 16.5 996
    Laos 7.5 856
    Latvia 18.5 371
    lebanon 10.5 961
    Lesotho 24 266
    Liberia 26 231
    Libya 21.5 218
    Liechtenstein 8.5 423
    Lithuania 19 370
    Luxemburg 8.5 352
    Macau 7.5 853
    Macedonia 23 389
    Madagascar 43 261
    Malawi 29.5 265
    Malaysia 7.5 60
    Maldives 53 960
    Mali 23 223
    Malta 7 356
    Marshall Islands 19 692
    Martinique 7.5 596
    Mauritania 31.5 222
    Mauritius 9 230
    Mayotte 9 262
    Mexico 7 52
    Micronesia 33.5 691
    Moldova 19 373
    Monaco 19 377
    Mongolia 7.5 976
    Montenegro 22 382
    Montserrat 13.5 1
    Morocco 32 212
    Mozambique 13.5 258
    Myanmar 35 95
    Namibia 9 264
    Nepal 8.5 977
    Netherlands 13 31
    Netherlands Antillas 7.5 599
    New Caledonia 13.5 687
    New Zealand 9 64
    Nicaragua 15.5 505
    Niger 25.5 227
    Nigeria 9 234
    Niue 97.5 683
    Norfolk 93.5 672
    North Korea 47.5 850
    Norway 7 47
    Oman 32.5 986
    Pakistan 7.5 92
    Palau 29.5 680
    Palestine Authority 11.5 970
    Panama 7 507
    Papua New Guinea 62.5 675
    Paraguay 7.5 595
    Peru 7.5 51
    Philippines 9 63
    Poland 7 48
    Portugal 9.5 351
    Puerto Rico 7 1
    Qatar 11 974
    Reunion 7 262
    Romania 9 40
    Russia 12 7
    Rwanda 17.5 250
    Saint Kitts & Nevis 28 1
    Saint Lucia 11.5 1
    Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 14 1
    San Marino 12 378
    Sao Tome & Principe 154.5 239
    Saudi Arabia 9 966
    Senegal 25.5 221
    Serbia 24.5 381
    Seychelles 44 248
    Sierra Leone 36.5 232
    Singapore 7.5 65
    Slovakia 7 421
    Slovenia 18.5 386
    Solomon Islands 63 677
    Somalia 17.5 252
    South Africa 11 27
    South Korea 7.5 82
    South Sudan 28.5 211
    Spain 21 34
    Sri Lanka 10.5 94
    St Helena 122 290
    St Pierre & Miquelon 62 508
    Sudan 11 249
    Suriname 11.5 597
    Swaziland 15 268
    Sweden 18.5 46
    Switzerland 30 41
    Syria 15.5 963
    Taiwan 7.5 886
    Tajikistan 12 992
    Tanzania 19.5 255
    Thailand 7.5 66
    Togo 39.5 228
    Tokelau 95 690
    Tonga 118 676
    Trinidad & Tobago 15 1
    Tunisia 41 216
    Turkey 40 90
    Turkmenistan 7.5 993
    Turks and Caicos 13.5 1
    Tuvalu 61 688
    Uganda 19.5 256
    Ukraine 13 380
    United Arab Emirates 10.5 971
    United Kingdom 14.5 44
    United States 7 1
    Uruguay 9.5 598
    US Virgin Island 7 1
    Uzbekistan 7.5 998
    Vanuatu 62.5 678
    Venezuela 7.5 58
    Vietnam 7.5 84
    Yemen 10 967
    Zambia 27.5 260
    Zimbabwe 27.5 263

    International calling is a service that allows Safaricom subscribers to call other phone users in different parts of the world.

    Prepaid subscribers already have international calling activated and can start making calls anytime.

    Simply dial "+," followed by the country code and then the phone number.

    International calls are charged at a per second or per minute rate. Rates differ according to the country a customer is calling.
    All pricing reflected in the Tariff Table are VAT Inclusive. Check our international calling tariff on www.safaricom.et

    No, you won't be charged international rates if you're in Ethiopia and someone calls you while they're outside Ethiopia.

    No, you will not be charged.