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How to Call Brazil from the U.S.

Interested in how to call Brazil from the United States?

To call Brazil from the U.S., just follow these simple dialing directions:

  • First dial 011 – the U.S. exit code.
  • Dial 55 – the country code for Brazil.
  • Then the city/area code – 2 digits.
  • And finally, the phone number – 8 digits.

Calling a toll-free number in Brazil?

Calling a toll-free number may not always work when calling to Brazil from the U.S.
While toll-free calls are normally free, you may be charged a regular international rate or even higher when calling from abroad. Try calling the regular number instead.

Need more help calling Brazil?

Here’s a list of Brazil area and city calling codes:

BRAZIL AREA CODES
Ananindeua 91 Mogi das Cruzes 11
Anapolis 62 Natal 84
Aparecida de Goiania 62 Niteroi 21
Aracaju 79 Nova Iguacu 21
Bauru 14 Olinda 81
Belem 91 Paulista 81
Belo Horizonte 31 Pelotas 53
Boa Vista 95 Petropolis 24
Brasilia 61 Piracicaba 19
Campinas 19 Porto Alegre 51
Campo Grande 67 Porto Velho 69
Canoas 51 Recife 81
Carapicuiba 11 Ribeirao Preto 16
Cariacica 27 Rio Branco 68
Caxias do Soul 54 Rio de Janeiro 21
Contagem 31 Salvador 71
Cuiaba 65 Santa Maria 55
Curitiba 41 Santarem 91
Diadema 11 Santo Andre 11
Duque de Caxias 21 Santos 13
Feira de Santana 75 Sao Bernardo Campo 11
Florianopolis 48 Sao Goncalo 21
Fortaleza 85 Sao Joao de Meriti 21
Foz do Iguacu 45 Sao Jose Campos 12
Franca 16 Sao Jose de Rio Preto 17
Goiania 62 Sao Luis 98
Guarulhos 11 Sao Paulo 11
Ilheus 73 Sao Vicente 13
Itaquaquecetuba 11 Serra 27
Joinville 47 Sorocaba 15
Joao Pessoa 83 Taubate 12
Juiz de Fora 32 Teresina 86
Limeira 19 Uberlandia 34
Londrina 43 Uberaba 34
Macapa 96 Varzea Grande 65
Maceio 82 Vila Velha 27
Manaus 92 Vitoria 27
Maringa 44 Vitoria da Conquista 77
Maua 11 Volta Redonda 24
Montes Claros 38

Now you know HOW to call Brazil, but what’s the BEST WAY to call Brazil?

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As mentioned before, Vonage World Plus Latin America 100 gives you unlimited¹ calling to landlines plus 100 included minutes to Brazilian mobiles. From Sao Paolo to Salvador, you’ll be able to call Brazil without second guessing whether you’ve got the right plan or should have chosen calling cards to Brazil. It’s turning a super deal (Vonage World®) into something superb (Vonage World Plus Latin America 100).

With Latin America 100, you’ll get:

  • All the benefits of Vonage World
  • 100 included minutes to landlines and mobiles in select Latin American countries
  • After the initial 100 minutes are used, great low rates to included countries

Check out all the Latin American countries covered by the plan by checking out the Latin America 100* plan homepage, and get the plan by calling 1-800-583-5421 today!

How does my family in Brazil benefit from Vonage?

Other than getting to hear from you, when your family in Brazil signs up for Vonage, we’ll ship them, via UPS, a Vonage Box™. This box gives your family the ability to make unlimited¹ international calls to the USA from both landlines and mobiles. Also, the box shipped will have a U.S. area code, allowing you to dial your family in Rio like a local call since you’ll be calling from a U.S. area code too! You’ll be able to call Brazil free!

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¹Unlimited calling and other services for all residential plans are based on normal residential use by single-family household members. A combination of factors is used to determine abnormal use, including but not limited to: the number of unique numbers called, international calls forwarded, minutes used and other factors. Subject to our Reasonable Use Policy and Terms of Service.