How to Call Ho Chi Minh City from the USA

Learn how easy calling Ho Chi Minh City can be!

Sure, Ho Chi Minh City feels far. And without calling, it can feel even farther. In the past you searched and searched for affordable calls to Ho Chi Minh City but got nowhere. Even Vonage World® wasn’t an option, as Vietnam wasn’t covered, so calls to Ho Chi Minh City were a no go.

Not anymore!

We’ve now added Vietnam to the Vonage World calling plan! Your search ends with Vonage World, so the next time you call Ho Chi Minh City, you can focus on the conversation and not the cost. Sounds great, but what about mobiles? My family is always on the go. Don’t hesitate with Vonage World. This Vietnam calling plan also lets you call Ho Chi Minh City mobiles. Vonage World gives you mobile calling to Ho Chi Minh City and landlines for one, low monthly rate. So you can call Ho Chi Minh City as much as you want¹, whenever you want, without being bothered by a big, obnoxious bill ever again! Free calls to Ho Chi Minh City are now included in Vonage World! Calling Ho Chi Minh City has never been easier and, just to drive our point home, below is our simple step-by-step guide for how to call Ho Chi Minh City:

How to call Ho Chi Minh City from the USA:

  1. Start with 011 — the exit code for the U.S. and Canada.
  2. Next, enter 84 — the country code for Vietnam.
  3. Then, dial 8 — the Ho Chi Minh City area code (landlines only*).
  4. Finish by dialing the local 5–7 digit Ho Chi Minh City phone number.

*When calling mobiles in Ho Chi Minh City, enter in the U.S./Canada exit code, the Vietnam country code and then either: a) “1” before the 9–digit mobile number or b) “9” before the 8–digit mobile number.

Those are the steps for calling Ho Chi Minh City, so get Vonage World and get to calling your hometown. But Vonage World covers calling to the entire country, so check out how to call Vietnam to learn how to call all the major cities today.

The hard facts about Ho Chi Minh City:

Named after the late Communist leader, Ho Chi Minh City (originally Saigon pre-1976) is the largest city in Vietnam. Despite its size, Ho Chi Minh City is not the country’s capital — Hanoi is. With a population hovering near six million, Ho Chi Minh City is the economic center of the country with 12 industrial parks and over 50 banks. Incredibly, Ho Chi Minh City’s airport accounts for more than half of Vietnam’s air traffic, emphasizing how crucial the city is for both domestic and international transit. And, speaking of tourists, Vietnam’s largest metropolis has plenty to offer in the way of sights, with many historic buildings such as the Notre- Dame Basilica and the Hotel Majestic.

¹Unlimited calling and other services for all residential plans are based on normal residential, personal, non-commercial use. A combination of factors is used to determine abnormal use, including but not limited to: the number of unique numbers called, calls forwarded, minutes used and other factors. Subject to our Reasonable Use Policy and Terms of Service.