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Standard Pay Per

If you occasionally make calls to
destinations, our pay per
minute* option provides
calling without a monthly charge.

Rates starting from $0.49/min.

*Domestic airtime usage may apply.

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How much does international messaging cost while I'm in the US?

These mobile phone plans include unlimited messaging to and from other countries while you're in the US:

  • Current Unlimited plans: Unlimited Ultimate, Unlimited Plus, Unlimited Welcome
  • Previously-available plans: One Unlimited for iPhone, Welcome Unlimited, 5G Start, 5G Play More, 5G Do More, 5G Get More, Get More Unlimited, Do More Unlimited, Play More Unlimited, Above Unlimited, Beyond Unlimited, Go Unlimited, Just Kids, Shared Data – 5GB and Shared Data – 10GB, The Verizon plan shared data plans (e.g., S, M, L, XL & XXL)

If you're on a different plan, you can view international messaging rates on our International Services (while in the US) page.

Note: On the Just Kids plan, messaging to everyone except trusted contacts is blocked. This plan is no longer available to add to accounts.

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:

Excluded Countries - International Services Enabled Lite


Angola Ascension Island
Azerbaijan Congo, Dem. Republic of
Congo, Republic of Djibouti
East Timor Estonia
Gambia Guinea
Latvia Liberia
Lithuania Maldives
Mayotte Senegal
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:

  1. Enter 011 and the country code 33.
  2. Enter the phone number.
  3. 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.

International Long Distance Terms &

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