Useful Phone Numbers

Telephone numbers in Taiwan are between 8-10 digits, and start with the number 0. The international code for Taiwan is +886. Mobile phones start with 09.

When dialing internationally from Taiwan, add the international call prefix 00 in front of the destination country code. For example, to call the USA, dial 00 1 then the area code and number. To call the Philippines, dial 00 63 then the number. To call Singapore, dial 00 65 then the number. To call Malaysia, dial 00 60, then the number. Besides the code prefix 00, other codes may be available which provide different rate tariffs, including the most common 002 from Chunghwa Telecom for all carriers, for only Chunghwa 009 (billing every 6 seconds) and 019 for longer call duration (billing every minute), or for Taiwan Mobile 006 (billing every 6 seconds) or 016 (billing every minute).

Area codes:

  • 02 - Taipei
  • 03 - Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Hualien, Yilan
  • 037 - Miaoli
  • 04 - Taichung, Changhua
  • 049 - Nantou
  • 05 - Chiayi, Yunlin
  • 06 - Tainan, Penghu
  • 07 - Kaohsiung
  • 08 - Pingtung
  • 082 - Kinmen
  • 0836 - Matsu
  • 089 - Taitung
  • 09 - Mobile Cell Phone Numbers
  • 0800, 0809 - Toll-free from Landlines
  • 0201, 0203, 0204 - Premium Numbers

Nationwide Services

Tourism Bureau Call Center
24H English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean Service
Life Advisory Service
Number Lookup (English-Language)
Civic Complaint Hotline
Not available in some cities

Transportation

Emergency Services

Fire and Ambulance
Police
Centers for Disease Control Hotline
Backup Emergency Line

National Parks

Diplomatic Services

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
外交部
American Institute in Taiwan
美國在台協會
Manila Economic and Cultural Office
馬尼拉經濟文化辦事處
Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association
日本台灣交流協會
Korean Mission in Taipei
주 타이베이 대한민국 대표부
Hong Kong Economic, Trade and Cultural Office
香港經貿文化辦事處
Macau Economic and Cultural Delegation
在台灣澳門經濟文化辦事處