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What is International Calling while in the US?
While you're in the US, you can make calls to another country using your device. If you call other countries only occasionally, you can pay a standard per-minute rate.
Learn how to make an international call when you’re in the US.
If you make such calls frequently, consider getting an international calling plan:
|International calling plan||Which countries and minutes are included & how to add the plan|
|Global Choice||Pick a country and get up to 300 minutes/month depending on the selected Global Choice country. You can add up to 140 countries for $10/line per month per country. Get discounted rates after the allowances to the selected country. Plus, make discounted calls from $0.05/per minute to 220+ countries. And get unlimited minutes to Mexico and Canada.
Add Global Choice to your mobile device's line in My Verizon online, in the My Verizon app or by texting the country's keyword to 4004.
You can find the list of country keywords here.
|Global Calling Plus (formerly Unlimited Together World)||Enjoy unlimited long distance calls from the US to landline phones in over 60 countries and to mobile devices in over 30 countries. Plus, make discounted calls to an additional 160+ destinations - all for $15/month per line.
Visit our Global Calling Plus page to see countries included with Global Calling Plus and get rates for your calls.
Add the Global Calling Plus plan to your device's line in My Verizon or by texting the word Plus to 4004.
|Global Calling (formerly Unlimited Together - North America)||Enjoy unlimited long distance calls from the US to Mexico and Canada for just $5/month per line. And, make discounted calls to an additional 220+ destinations.
See countries included with Global Calling.
Add the Global Calling plan to your mobile device's line in My Verizon online, in the My Verizon app or by texting the word Global to 4004.
For more details about calling other countries, visit our International Services (while in the US) page and enter a country name to get calling and messaging rate options and dialing instructions.
- Our Unlimited Ultimate mobile phone plan includes 1 Global Choice country.
- All Unlimited plans provide unlimited calling to Mexico and Canada. Plus you take your domestic talk, text and data allowances with you to Mexico and Canada at no additional charge. Learn more about our Unlimited plan options.
Am I able to make international calls from my Verizon mobile device?
Yes. We offer 2 different features, International Services Enabled Lite and International Services Enabled, which let you make international calls from your Verizon mobile device.
International Services Enabled Lite - is included with your mobile phone plan and lets you make international calls from the US to all countries, except these:
|Azerbaijan||Congo, Dem. Republic of|
|Congo, Republic of||Djibouti|
|Sierra Leone||St. Helena|
International Services Enabled - You must add this feature to your account if you want to:
- Make calls from the US to any of the countries listed above
- Make calls when you’re outside the US (except for calls back to the US or calls within the country you're in)
To add International Services Enabled, contact us. Your account must be active for at least 34 days* and must be in good standing to add this feature.
*Contact us if your account has been active for fewer than 34 days.
How do I make an international call when I'm in the US?
To place a call while in the US to a country that uses 10-digit dialing, simply enter the 10-digit phone number you want to call, then tap the Call button.
To place a call while in the US to all other countries, you'll start with 011. Next, you must enter the country code, followed by the number you want to reach.
For example, if you'd like to call a number in France:
- Enter 011 and the country code 33.
- Enter the phone number.
- Tap the Call button.
For more information about dialing specific countries, visit our International Service Options (while in the US) page.
For information about placing calls while traveling outside the US, visit our Trip Planner tool.
How do I add an International Long Distance Plan to my line?
You can add an international long distance plan to your device's line:
- In My Verizon online.
- In the My Verizon app - Choose Account from the top left menu, then choose My Plan and International (for shared data plans), or choose a line and click Manage Plan (for unlimited plans). Follow the prompts.
- By sending a text to 4004:
- Global Calling Plus – text the word "Plus"
- Global Calling – text the word "Global"
- Global Choice – text the name of your selected country keyword
Note: Any existing line level international long distance plan you have will be removed when you add Global Choice. Any existing account level international plan will be removed from all lines when you add Global Choice to any line on the account.
Direct dial countries
Call select countries while in the US with 10-
digit direct dialing, no
international voice plan
*International Voice Rates and airtime charges apply when
calling these countries
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