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Locale Summary

Locale nameGermany
ISO codeDE
Dialing code+49


Portable Numbers
  • Geographic (local) numbers (+49)1-99, (+49)2-99
  • Toll-Free Numbers (+49)800
  • Most of International Phone Numbers have VOICE capability only, no SMS.
  • German local numbers are often assigned in ranges. Ranges must be ported together. Partial range portability is not supported.
  • Often conditions of service contracts are limiting porting opportunities. Check with your current provider if there are any timeframe restrictions on porting. It often happens that service contract does not allow immediate porting.
  • Mobile number porting is not supported.
Required Information

Once you submit all required documentation/information, up to 2 weeks, depending on the complexity of the port and time required by the current service provider.

Regulatory Bodies

Bundesnetzagentur (BNetzA)

Other Details

You can also activate new German Toll-Free numbers allocated by the regulator. For activation please follow the guide here.

How To Submit

Email with the required documentation/information.

You can find all the requirements needed here.

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