International Dialing Jamaica
This is the international dialing code used when dialing from Jamaica. International Dialing Jamaica Code is also known as Jamaica International Direct Dialing prefix (or IDD) is used when dialing from the Jamaica to outside Jamaica (sometimes also refers to as Jamaica international access code). Do not use Jamaica IDD code when dialing within Jamaica. By simply using the Jamaica Dialing Code before the number, it unables you to place a call to outside Jamaica from within Jamaica. Without this international dialing Jamaica Code, you will not able to place a call outside the Jamaica because the telephone exachange will not reconginize it as a valid international call.
To dial a international number outside Jamaica from within Jamaica, you have to dial International Dialing Jamaica Code or Jamaica International Direct Dialing prefix (IDD), Jamaica Country Code, City/ Area Code, and then the subscriber telephone number respectively as:
+1-876 (International Dialing Jamaica Code) + (Country Code) + City Area Code + Number you wish to call.
When dialing from a mobile phone outside Jamaica from Jamaica, only Dial '+' + (Country Code) + City Area Code + Number you wish to call. (The "+" is universal mobile international direct dialing prefix also includes Jamaica)
On the other hand, when dialing to Jamaica from outside Jamaica, a Jamaica Country Code is used. Jamaica Country Code however is not used when dialing within Jamaica.
The other type of code is Jamaica National Direct Dialing prefix (or NDD). It is used only when dialing to a destination within the Jamaica (Refer to dialing Jamaica code). Jamaica NDD code is only used as long distance dialing within the Jamaica. Do not use Jamaica National Direct Dialing prefix when dialing from outside Jamaica into Jamaica.
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