The Dialling Code, Website Code and Country Code for Niue
Do you need to make a phone call to Niue? You’ll need to dial the correct country code (or dialling code). Find out the Niue country code in this guide, as well as a few more tips for calling Niue from overseas. Other country codes for Niue include the Internet TLD codes for website domains and the two-digit ISO country code for Niue, which we also cover.
For advice on making calls within Niue, take a look at What are the Niue Phone Networks? Note that roaming is not available in Niue. And if you need access to the internet, see Where to Get WiFi in Niue.
Niue Country Code: +683
The country dialling code for Niue is +683
How to Use an International Dialling Code to Call Niue
If calling a Niue phone number from overseas, dial the country code “+683” before the phone number you are trying to reach. For example, if you’re trying to reach 1234, you will need to dial “+683 1234”.
Alternatively, you can use the International Call Prefix, which is “00” instead of the “+”. So to call 1234 from overseas, dial “00 683 1234”.
Note that Niuean phone numbers are typically four digits long.
Things to Remember When Calling Niue
Calling over the phone is a popular way for people to communicate in Niue. When calling from overseas, however, there are a few extra tips that might be useful.
The time zone in Niue is UTC/GMT -11. With that, the time and even the day of the week that you are calling Niue is likely to be different from where you’re calling from.
As an example of the time differences between Alofi (the capital) and other cities across the world, when it is 9 am in Niue, it is:
- 9 or 10 am in Auckland the following day
- 6 or 7 am in Sydney the following day
- 5 am in Tokyo the following day
- 12 or 1 pm in Los Angeles on the same day
- 3 or 4 pm in New York the previous day
- 8 or 9 pm in London on the same day
- 9 or 10 pm in Frankfurt on the same day*
* Note that two possible times are displayed due to whether the destination is on daylight savings time or not.
Niue Doesn’t Operate on a Sunday
Another thing to keep in mind is that many businesses are closed on a Sunday in Niue. So if no one picks up the phone on a Sunday (Niue time) then you’ll know why.
There’s No International Roaming
You won’t need to worry about using the country code from your phone once you’re in Niue because, well, there’s no international roaming. In other words, your phone on its current overseas network will not work in Niue. Find out more about how to make calls in Niue in the article, What are the Niue Phone Networks?
The Two-Letter and Three-Letter ISO Country Codes for Niue
ISO 3166-2 and ISO-3166 Alpha-3, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), define two-letter and three-letter codes of all countries.
The two-letter country code (ISO 3166-2) for Niue is ISO 3166-2:NU or simply NU.
The three-letter country code (ISO-3166 Alpha-3) for Niue is ISO-3166 Alpha-3:NIU or simply NIU.
Finally, the Internet TLD for Niue
And finally, if you were looking for the internet TLD country code for Niue, it’s “.nu“.
An internet TLD stands for “internet top-level domain”. A ccTLD (country code top-level domain) is a TLD reserved for a country. In the case of Niue, the ccTLD is “.nu”, for example, “website.nu”.
More About the Niue Country Code and Staying Connected in Niue
That’s it for our short guide to the Niue country code, as well as the Internet TLD for Niue. For more on the subject, take a look at the following: