How To Send An International Fax
To send an international fax online, you are generally required to dial using the international fax number format. The international fax number format is +country code - area code - local number. Sending international faxes by fax machine connected to a VoIP or land line may be different. In such case, you will need to follow the instructions that came with your equipment. You may also need to consult the dialing instructions specified by your carrier.
- International fax number format: +country code - area code - local number.
- Country code will lead with a plus sign
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- Area code will vary by country from none to 5 digits.
- Local number will vary by country from 4 to 10 digits.
- Area code + local number total is usually between 6 to 10 digits.
- DO NOT use an exit code such as 011 (USA/Canada).
Select the country to which you would like to send your international fax in the table below. Each country page contains a list of area codes and dialing codes for the major cities. A few helpful tips on how to send international faxes to Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania and South America are also included.
|Falkland Islands||French Guiana||Guyana|
International Fax Number Format
It's important to double check that the international fax number format is correct. The person waiting to receive the international fax may not understand how to dial from your country, or send from your device. First, understand the pieces of the international fax number you were given.
Which numbers are the dial out code, international call prefix, country code, and the local fax number. Second, compare those pieces to the international fax number format expected by your service provider. Doing so will save you countless minutes if not hours while faxing international numbers
Last updated: May 14, 2019