Standard Roaming Rates

Use your mobile phone to make & receive calls when outside the UAE


International Roaming Service

International Roaming allows you to continue using your mobile phone when travelling outside the UAE. You can continue making and receiving calls to or from anywhere in the world, send and receive SMS as well as stay connected to the Internet.
Here you can discover the standard prices for roaming, but do explore our other pages for great deals offering cheap roaming rates.


Roaming For All

Existing Postpaid customer who don't have a standard roaming service subscription, can now enjoy the following features while travelling abroad without having to apply for any service or pay the roaming deposit:
• Send/receive SMS
• Receive incoming calls
• Make outgoing calls in Wasel roaming countries
• Subscribe to voice & data roaming packs

If you have a data only SIM you can send and receive SMS and use data while roaming.
If you wish to disable your roaming service, please text CSROAM to 1010.


International Roaming Coverage

Please click here to view the list of all Etisalat Roaming Partners and the availability of roaming services, covering 650+ operators in more than 200 countries.

Standard Roaming Rates

Enjoy the standard international roaming rates when you travel abroad, charged on a "pay as you go" basis. It’s a great reason to roam with Etisalat.

Voice Call/SMS
GCC Countries
Rest of the world (ROW)
Satellite, Maritime & Flight Operators
Incoming call
1.285
4.25
5.25
Outgoing Voice Call to UAE
2.35*
9.50
15
Outgoing Local Voice Call
0.955
4.50
10
Outgoing Voice Call to others
9
13
15
Outgoing SMS
0.294
2
4
Incoming SMS
FREE
FREE
FREE
Data
0.14322 /30KB
1 /30KB (Postpaid)
1.5 /30KB (Prepaid)
1 /10KB (Postpaid & Prepaid in Lebanon)
1 /30KB (Postpaid)
1.5 /30KB (Prepaid)
* When roaming in GCC zone, rate of call to UAE (2.35 AED/min) applies also on calls to other GCC countries
Rates are in AED/min (voice); and AED/SMS (for SMS)


Terms & conditions

1) Rates apply on all Etisalat customers (Postpaid & Prepaid)
2) Rates listed above are inclusive of any applicable TAX and operator charges
3) For Prepaid customers, voice calls can only be made on roaming partner networks who support direct calling; for a full list, please see Roaming List
4) Roaming calls to satellite, flight & premium numbers are charged based on roaming partners' charges plus Etisalat Mark-up


How to call a number in another country whilst International Roaming

If you are roaming in the UK and would like to call someone in Dubai, you need to dial as follows:
+971 4 xxxxxxx = (country code) + (area code) + (number you wish to call).
Please add "00" or '+' before the country code while dialing any number.


Calling a number in the same country when roaming

If you are roaming in the UK and want to call someone in the UK (London), you need to dial as follows:
0207xxxxxxx = (London area code) + (number you wish to call).
Please make sure you pay any outstanding bills before leaving the country. This will ensure that your phone service is not interrupted while you are traveling.


Other Roaming Packs

 

 

 
Incoming voice 25 min
AED 50/week
Validity: 7 days (starts from 1st call received abroad)
 
 
Incoming voice 100 min
AED 100/week
Validity: 7 days (starts from 1st call received abroad)
 
 
Incoming voice 500 min
AED 250/month
Validity: 30 days (starts from 1st call received abroad)
 
 
Data Roaming Preferred Partners 25 MB
AED 25/day
Preferred Roaming Partners only
Pack Validity: 24 hours (starts from 1st internet access abroad)
 
 
Data Roaming Preferred Partners 100 MB
AED 35/day
Preferred Roaming Partners only
Validity: 24 hours (starts from 1st internet access abroad)
 
 
Data Roaming Preferred Partners 1GB
AED 200/week
Preferred Roaming Partners only
Validity: 7 days (starts from 1st internet access abroad)
 
 
Omra & Hajj
AED 250/2 weeks
1GB data roaming + 200 outgoing and incoming roaming minutes
 
Traveler Pack
AED 500/month
1000 incoming minutes
1GB with Preferred Roaming Partners
Pack Validity: 30 days
 
 
Etisalat Alliance Unlimited Data Pack
AED 50/day
Available in Mobily, Etisalat Egypt & Nigeria, Ufone Pakistan