Explore this phone directory to find the most important phone numbers in Taiwan.
There’s no introduction needed. Since the name of the post says it all.
Throughout this guide, I will cover numbers for the following:
Let’s get you out of trouble.
Taiwan Country Calling Code Phone
Taiwan’s country calling code is ‘+886.’
If you’re visiting or staying in Taiwan, you’ll need to learn how to get a SIM card. Explore my guide on getting a prepaid card in Taiwan.
How to Dial a Taiwan Phone Number?
To call a landline number in Taiwan, dial the area code and then the local phone number.
I’ll cover area codes for every city and county in a bit.
Calling cell phone numbers in Taiwan requires typing in the other person’s phone number.
Taiwan Mobile has a great visual example :
If you’re outside of Taiwan and want to make phone calls to the island nation, dial your country’s exit code, then Taiwan’s country code.
Here’s an example, if you want to call Taiwan from the Philippines. You’d dial this sequence of numbers:
- 00: the Philippines exit code
- 886: Taiwan’s International Subscriber Dialing (ISD) Code
- City area code: let’s use Taipei’s code ‘02’
- Local or mobile phone number
Since Taipei phone numbers have 8 digits, an example phone number would look like this: +886-0000-0000.
Emergency Service Phone Numbers in Taiwan
Here are emergency service numbers in Taiwan:
|Fire and Ambulance||119|
|Freeway Condition Information||168|
|Center for Disease Control Hotline||1922|
To reach specific English-speaking police departments throughout Taiwan, you’ll want these numbers:
|Taipei City||(02) 2331-3561|
|New Taipei City||(02) 8072-5454|
|Pingtung County||(08) 732-2156|
Directory Assistance Phone Numbers in Taiwan
The following are directory assistance phone numbers in Taiwan:
|Long Distance Call||105|
|Phone Number Lookup (English)||106|
City Dialing Codes in Taiwan
When dialing a landline number in Taiwan, you’ll need to enter one of the following area codes first:
|City||Area Code||# of Digits in Phone Number|
|New Taipei City||02||8|
Premium Rate and Toll-free Phone Numbers in Taiwan
|Premium Numbers||0201, 0203, or 0204|
|Toll-free Numbers||0800, 0809|
|Mobile Cell Numbers||09|
Phone Numbers for Tourists in Taiwan
Here are some useful phone numbers for English-speaking tourists in Taiwan:
|Taipei 101 World Trade Center||281-018-800|
|Tourism Bureau Call Center (24/hours in English)||0800-011-765|
|Tourist Information Hotline||02-2717-3737|
|35th Floor Starbucks in Taipei 101||2-8101-0701|
|Philippines Department of Tourism||(02) 2658-2851|
|Singapore Trade Office in Taipei||(02) 2772-1940|
Taiwan Airport Phone Numbers
To reach customer support at airports, you’ll want to call one of these numbers:
|Songshan Airport (TSA)||(02) 2546-4741|
|Taoyuan International Airport (Terminal 1 Service Desk)||(03) 398-2194|
|Taoyuan International Airport (Terminal 2 Service Desk)||(03) 398-3341|
|Kaohsiung Airport (KHH)||(07) 805-7888|
Phone Numbers for National Parks in Taiwan
To learn more about national parks throughout Taiwan, call one of these numbers:
|Kinmen National Park||(082) 313-100|
|Kenting National Park||(08) 886-1321|
|Taroko National Park||(03) 862-1100|
|Yangmingshan National Park||(02) 2861-3601|
|Yushan National Park||(049) 277-3121|
|Taijiang National Park||(06) 284-2600|
|Shei-Pa National Park||(037) 996-100|
The staff may not speak English. But if you call them and say something, they’ll likely (and hopefully) try to find someone who can help.
Diplomatic Services Phone Numbers in Taiwan
Numbers to reach various diplomatic services throughout Taiwan include:
|Government Body||Phone Number|
|American Institute in Taiwan (Taipei)||(02) 2162-2000|
|Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)||(02) 2348-2999|
|Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association||(02) 2713-8000|
|Manila Economic and Cultural Office||(02) 2658-8825|
|Embassy of St. Vincent and the Grenadines||(02)2877-1609|
|American Institute in Taiwan (Kaohsiung)||(07)335-5006|
|India-Taipei Association||(02) 2729-5154|
|New Zealand Visa Application Center (VAC) in Taipei||(02) 7752 4745|
Phone Numbers for Transportation Services in Taiwan
Phone numbers to reach public transportation services include:
|Taxi Service (English)||(02) 2799-7977|
|Taipei Metro, Taipei eBus, YouBike (Inside Taipei)||1999|
|Taipei Metro (Outside Taipei)||2-27208889|
|YouBike Customer Support||8978-5511|
|Taipei Bus||(02) 2976-2999|
FAQs: Useful Phone Numbers in Taiwan
The following sections will cover frequently asked questions about useful telephone numbers in Taiwan.
What Is a Taiwan Phone Number Example?
An example of a Taiwan phone number is 886-2-2388-9393. This is Taiwan’s Immigration Agency’s number.
How To Make a Call From the US to Taiwan?
Dial ‘011’ (the U.S. exit code), enter ‘886,’ type the area code, then enter the Taiwan phone number.
How Can You Tell if a Mobile Phone Is Calling You in Taiwan?
Mobile phone numbers in Taiwan will always start with ‘09.’ 8 additional digits will follow the ‘09.’
You’ll omit the “0” when calling a Taiwan number from outside of Taiwan (e.g. +886 977777778). Otherwise, when calling from inside Taiwan, always include the “0.”
Call the above numbers if you need assistance. In some scenarios, you may not encounter anyone who speaks English. In that case, I can only recommend befriending the locals.
Or you can explore my other Taiwan traveling and living guides. They should help you when visiting or traveling to Taiwan.