How To Send A Fax To Canada

To send a fax to Canada use the following fax number format +1 - area code - local number. In the fax number format, the country code for Canada is 1, and the Canada area code is 3 digits. Local numbers are 7 digits in Canada. Area code plus local number in total should be 10 digits. Adding the 1 digit international calling code or country code of 1 brings the fax number to 11 digits in total.

Exit codes such as 011 from the United States and 00 from the United Kingdom are not entered when using an online fax service. If you are trying to send a fax to Canada using a mobile phone, traditional phone or fax line, or a VoIP phone service, you may need to dial the 011 or 00 exit code. Reference the how to dial an international phone number section of your carrier's documentation if you can't connect to a fax number in Canada.

Send A Fax To Canada

  • Canada fax number format: +1 - area code - local number.
  • Canada country code: 1.
  • Canada area code: 3 digits.
  • Canada local number: 7 digits.
  • Area code + local number total 10 digits

No response or the fax number is always busy? Try to resend the fax during normal Canada business hours. Fax machine errors such as busy, no answer, or not all pages sent may indicate a jammed, out of paper, or out of ink fax machine. If the employees are out of the office, they will not know the fax machine is jammed, out of paper, or out of ink. Virtual fax machines may also be set to do not answer during Canada non-business hours, for example.

Canada Area Codes

CityArea CodeDialing Code
Banff, Calgary, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat403, 587+1 403, 587
Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Jasper, Peace River780, 587+1 780, 587
Abbotsford, Richmond, Vancouver, Whistler604, 778+1 604, 778
Victoria250+1 250
Manitoba204+1 204
New Brunswick506+1 506
Newfoundland709+1 709
Northwest Territories867+1 867
Nova Scotia902+1 902
Nunavut867+1 867
Hamilton905, 289+1 905, 289
London, Windso519, 226+1 519, 226
North Bay705+1 705
Ottawa613+1 613
Thunder Bay807+1 807
Toronto416, 647+1 416, 647
Prince Edward Island902+1 902
Quebec City418/581+1 418/581
Laval450+1 450
Montreal514, 438+1 514, 438
Sherbrooke819+1 819
Saskatchewan306+1 306
Yukon Territory867+1 867

When you send a fax to Canada or any international fax number, we recommend that you edit out any unnecessary dark lines and gray patches. Avoid fancy fax cover pages, keep them simple and straight to the point. Use any photo editing program to clean up or lighten the background of scanned receipts, credit cards, and photos, for example.

A page full of useless gray or black patches can add many minutes to your transmission time and cause a fax transmission error. The price to send a fax to Canada will be less expensive if you are paying by the minute, and, your fax will have a better chance of completing without an error.

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Last updated: May 13, 2019