Prepaid International Calling | Verizon Wireless

Prepaid International Services

As a prepaid customer, connect with your friends and family worldwide with our International Services.

Your world is on speed dialPREPAID INTERNATIONAL CALLING

Make calls from in the US to the world with your Verizon Wireless phone with our standard per minute rates.

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International Country Calling List

Night and/or Weekend Minutes do not apply to International Calling while in the US. Locations and rates are subject to change without notice.

*Available only on Unlimited Talk and Text Monthly Plans. No annual contract.

**Anytime Minutes rates and International Calling surcharges apply. For further information, as well as the latest available services, locations and rate, including International Travel (while traveling outside the US), visit Prepaid International Travel .

Country Surcharge**
Puerto Rico $0.25/min
Mexico Landlines $0.10/min
Mexico wireless, Canada, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands & North Mariana Island $0.29/min
Other Available Location $1.49/min
1000 Minutes to Mexico & Canada $10/month

Message your friends & family INTERNATIONAL MESSAGING

Send text messages while in the US to friends and family worldwide.

Text messages sent to and received from participating carriers in: Prepaid Basic and Daily Plans per message sent (per recipient); Received rate based on the Prepaid Plan selected Prepaid Monthly Talk Plans per message sent (per recipient) or received $50 Unlimited Plan and Prepaid Monthly Talk & Text Plans per message sent (per recipient); $0.20 per message received Other prepaid calling plans
Canada, Mexico & Puerto Rico Per message rate based on the Prepaid Plan selected $0.20 NO CHARGE $0.25 per message sent (per recipient); $0.10 per message received
Other countries $0.25 $0.25 $0.25 $0.25 per message sent (per recipient); $0.10 per message received

International Messaging rates (while in the US) vary by Prepaid Plan. Unlimited Text Bundles do not apply to International Text Messages.

International text messaging rates apply when sending and receiving messages received while traveling outside the US, excluding participating networks in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

Text Messaging Country List

International Calling rates (while in the US) apply in addition to airtime rates. In the US, some international destinations can be reached using 10-digit direct dialing.

These 10-digit dialing countries include:America Samoa, Anguilla, Antiqua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guam, Jamaica, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saipan NM Islands, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos, and U.S. Virgin Islands. Locations and rates are subject to change without notice.

Picture & Video (MMS) Messaging:

Picture and Video (MMS) Messaging Rates to Puerto Rico, Mexico and Canada

  • NO CHARGE: Unlimited Text Bundled Prepaid Plans
  • $0.25 per message sent (per recipient) or received: All other prepaid plans

Picture and Video (MMS) Messaging Rates for Other Nations

All Prepaid Plans: $0.50 per message sent (per recipient); $0.25 per message received.

Participating Nations:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Bahrain
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cypress
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Isle of Man
  • Japan
  • Kuwait
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Philippines
  • Portugal
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Spain
  • South Africa
  • Suriname
  • Switzerland
  • Sri Lanka
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Trinidad & Tobago

If you are on a Prepaid Plan with unlimited texting or unlimited text bundle and you don't have sufficient funds in your account at the time of renewal, picture and video messaging will be charged $0.25 per message sent (per recipient) or received for Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. If you are on a Prepaid Plan with unlimited texting or unlimited text bundle and have a sufficient balance, you will receive unlimited picture and video messaging to Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico at no charge.

Picture & Video messages sent to phone numbers while in the US, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico are charged domestic rates per your plan. Plans with unlimited texting include unlimited picture and video messaging to the US, participating carriers in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. International Picture and Video message rates apply when sending and receiving messages while traveling outside the US and excluding participating networks in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

Stay connected on-the-go INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL SERVICES

Use your phone while traveling outside the US to select international destinations. Staying connected has never been easier.

International Calling While Traveling
Outside the US

Make calls and stay connected while traveling outside of the U.S. at these per minute rates:

  • $0.69 per minute while in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

International Messaging While Traveling
Outside the US

You can send and receive text messages while traveling outside the U.S.

$0.50 per message sent (per recipient) and $0.05 per message received in the following countries:

  • Puerto Rico
  • U.S. Virgin Islands

Note: Messaging bundles do not apply to text messages sent or received while traveling outside the US.

Availability of service and features, including the ability to make and receive calls while outside the US, varies by serving carrier and location and may be restricted without notice. Locations and rates are subject to change without notice. Coverage only available on participating networks and is not guaranteed. Data services (including picture and video messaging) and features are not available when traveling internationally. Unlimited Calling, Text Bundles, Anytime Minutes, Unlimited Night, Weekend, and Mobile-to-Mobile Minutes do not apply to International Services.

Rates, terms, and conditions apply only when traveling internationally on participating networks in published countries. Service may be available in additional countries, but rates and service availability (including return calls from emergency services personnel) may be restricted. Where available, calls placed to directory assistance, entertainment lines, and any third-party services are billed (along with applicable toll charges) in addition to International Travel rates. When using your device near country borders, calls may be carried by a cell site located in a neighboring country and billed at that country's rates.