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In which countries are Skype Numbers available?

The following questions and answers describe the availability of Skype Numbers and will help you find the right Skype Number for you.

Which countries can I get a Skype Number from?

The availability of Skype Numbers depends on how you purchase them. If you purchase them through your personal Skype account, Skype Numbers are available in the following countries:

  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Australia
  • Brazil*
  • Chile
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Japan*
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland*

*Unavailable for purchase with Skype Credit.

Skype Numbers available for purchase through a Skype Manager account that is not registered in the United States:

  • United Kingdom
  • Australia
  • Chile
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

Skype Numbers available for purchase through a Skype Manager account registered in the United States:

  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Australia
  • Chile
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Romania
  • Sweden

If you purchased a Skype Number through Skype Manager before September 2, 2010, from a country not listed above, you will still be able to use that Skype Number, and renew it if you want.

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Important: You are required to provide proof of residence before you can set up a Skype Number for certain countries. Find out more about setting up a Skype Number for another country.

What's happened to Skype Numbers in Italy?

Italian Skype Numbers are no longer available. Unfortunately, our efforts to restore Skype Numbers in Italy have not been successful, and we have now decided to terminate Skype Numbers in Italy.

We are currently in the process of providing our customers with a full refund for their Skype Numbers, and we are also providing a voucher for one month of our Unlimited World subscription. This will give you unlimited calls to phones in 40 countries worldwide, day or night, seven days a week.

You can redeem your voucher from your account by simply entering the numbered code. Find out more.

If you would like to retain your number, you can make arrangements with an alternative Italian service provider, and they will port the number on your behalf. This will allow you to continue to use your number through a new provider.

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