An international phone number for your company. If you're looking for this, then you know business is going well. Congratulations, entrepreneur! Companies use an international number when they open a new office abroad or want to serve more foreign customers.
If that applies to you, then it means that you are working hard! Discovered a new opportunity that you want to take advantage of? Are you moving your entire office abroad? Or are you expanding your services to our neighboring countries? These are all moments when you consider purchasing a foreign phone number.
In which cases is an international telephone number really a good idea? And what are the advantages or the drawbacks? We'll go through it with you!↓
A regional number, or a national 088 or 085 number are the best choice for a company in the Netherlands. The main advantage is that you come across as much more professional and reliable to your customers than with a 06 number.
The opposite applies abroad: with a Dutch (+31) number you will soon come across as unreliable.
After all, it is not something that your foreign customers immediately recognize. Even if you call a professional company number instead of 06. Plus, people may think of a scam more quickly when they get a call from an foreign phone number.
Are you planning to:
If you answered yes to at least one of these questions, then an international number is the right step for your business!
Okay, we now know that an international phone number is a good idea. But why actually? Here are the advantages are when you purchase an international number from Rinkel:
Make sure you enter the correct country code before calling. Such as +31 for the Netherlands, +32 for Belgium and +49 for Germany.
Do you want to reach foreign customers, without having to purchase a special foreign telephone number?
For example, because you have to call a supplier from Bangladesh, or a partner from the U.S.? That too is possible!
Rinkel currently supports 50 international destinations around the world. Do you usually call these countries? Then it will cost you nothing more than you are used to from us. Always at the same rate as when you call within the Netherlands!
At Rinkel we are at home in all markets. But unfortunately not in every country. This has to do with bureaucracy and the complexity of applying for a foreign telephone number.
You can currently purchase an international telephone number from us from:
Is your country not listed? Then hit us up in the chat: we'll always see what we can do for you!
Requesting an international phone number is slightly different than what you are used to from us. This has to do with the legislation that differs per country and which we must comply with.
Therefore what you must comply with to obtain a telephone number differs per country. The most common requirement is having a physical location in that country.
Looking for a US or UK phone number? Then you're in luck: they don't have any special requirements. So if you want a phone number from here, you can do that right away.
Want to know more? Read all frequently asked questions about foreign phone numbers or order an international phone number directly!