Phone numbers

Phone numbers are formatted differently depending on the country. For all locales, include the area code, leave off the country code, and don’t bold anything. Follow the formats in these examples.

Examples

Australia
Use spaces in phone numbers. Leave off the +61 before the STD code and use “ext.” for extension if needed.
04 1234 5678
1234 5678 ext. 753
0422 123 456 (mobile)

Brazil
Use dashes in most phone numbers and use a space to separate the area code. For 0800 numbers, use spaces. Use ramal for extension if needed.
11 99999-5060
3456-6070 ramal 234
0800 047 4094

Canada
Use dashes in phone numbers. Leave out the 1 before the area code except for toll free numbers, and use “ext.” for extension if needed.
123-456-7890
123-456-7890 ext. 234
1-888-829-8589 (toll free)

France
Use spaces between sets of 2 numbers and leave out the +33 before the number. For toll-free numbers, don’t use a space between the 4 digits.
06 24 55 32 14
0805 220 189 (toll free)

South Africa
Use spaces in phone numbers.
010 203 4300

UK
Use spaces in phone numbers. Leave out the +44 before the area code.
07986 123 456
0300 123 4567 (for companies)
7986 123 456 (mobile)

US
Use dashes in phone numbers. Leave out the 1 before the area code and use “ext.” for extension if needed.
888-777-1234
800-558-9558 ext. 1234