How To Send A Fax To Germany

To send a fax to Germany use the following fax number format +49 - area code - local number. In the fax number format, the country code for Germany is 49, and the Germany area code is 2 to 5 digits. Local numbers are 3 to 7 digits in Germany. Area code plus local number in total should be 5 to 9 digits. Adding the 2 digit international calling code or country code of 49 brings the fax number to 7 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 Germany 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 Germany.

Send A Fax To Germany

  • Germany fax number format: +49 - area code - local number.
  • Germany country code: 49.
  • Germany area code: 2 to 5 digits.
  • Germany local number: 3 to 7 digits.
  • Area code + local number total 5 to 9 digits

No Response/Busy? Try to resend the fax during normal Germany 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 Germany non-business hours, for example.

Germany Area Codes


When you send a fax to Germany 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 Germany 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: September 24, 2017