Post & Telecommunication

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Vietnam code:     84
Hanoi code:   04

HCM city-Saigon: 08


Police:        113

Fire             114

Ambulance   115


International Telephone Service 110

Phone Number Inquiries           116

VMS Mobifone Enquiry Service 145

Vinaphone Enquiry Service       151

Vinaphone Paging Service        141


VNN Access Number (International) 1269

General Information Service           1080


Yellow Pages Information & Consultancy Service             1081

Operator-assisted long distance domestic telephone calls 103


 To provinces & cities within Vietnam:
- 0 + Area code + Tel. Number OR
- 171 (177, 178) + 0 + Area code + Tel. Number (economic call)

To other countries:
- 00 + Country code + Area code + Tel. number OR
- 171 (177, 178) + 00 + Country code + Area code + Tel. number (economic call) or
- 171 + 1 + Waiting for connective tone + Country code + Area code + Tel. number


Vietnamese postal system offers you most telecommunications services. At present, telecommunications fee in Vietnam is said to be the most expensive in all over the world. But the situation is changing overtime. Otherwise, you could find herein some special services such as: EMS (Express Mail Service), DHL Worldwide Express, Freight Forwarders...

Email & Internet

Thank to the technology, E-mail and Internet services are available in most hotels and posts in Vietnam. An other place where you could find the same service is Cafe Internet in the street of major cities. Normally the post will charge you 300 VND per minute for internet service (about 0.021 USD) but it could be 800 VND (0.056 USD) or more in the hotel or Cafe Internet. Evident, isn't it ?

Telephone Box & Telephone Card

Telephone box is the cheapest way for you to call home . You can find telephone box at post offices or in the street of major cities. Telephone cards are on sales at GPO, shops, restaurants, book stores...

Mobile phone

In Vietnam, GMS (Global Mobilephone System) is presently operated by two main suppliers: VINAPHONE and MOBIPHONE so your mobile phone could be use here by roaming service. These suppliers offer also VINA and MOBI Pre-Paid Card service. The best way for you to use mobile phone in the country is to rent a mobile phone and buy a pre-paid card. It is easy to rent a mobile phone at your hotel or at a Mobile Phone Service Center in the street


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