Italian Virtual Phone Numbers

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Prefixes in Rome and Milan among many others - $2.95 per month

  • We have a very solid inventory of Italian numbers. Choose from over 230 different local Italian prefixes
  • Use our cloud PBX with your Italian number | IVR | Time Based Routing | Voicemail and more
  • Make/receive calls with a smartphone | Use the Italy phone number as the outgoing caller-id
  • Use VoIP (Smartphone, SIP, Asterisk, phone number, SIP desk phone, etc.) and its unlimited incoming minutes
  • You can use direct call forwarding and send the Italy calls to any regular phone number in the world
  • Italian numbers do not come with SMS (at the moment)

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Special Registration Requirements for Italy

  • Whether you're a business owner looking to expand into Italy or an individual wanting to stay connected with loved ones, an Italian virtual phone number can be a valuable asset. FlyNumber makes obtaining this number easy, adhering to the regulations set by Italian authorities.
  • Here's what you need to know:
  • Company or individual name: Provide the official name of your company as registered in your country of origin or your full legal name if registering as an individual.
  • Passport or ID copy: A copy of the passport or ID of the person authorized to act on behalf of your company or yourself is needed.
  • Local address in the desired Italian city: For local numbers, an address in the general area of the city where you want your FlyNumber is required. This helps in establishing a local presence.
  • Proof of address: A proof of address form, such as a copy of a utility bill no older than 6 months, is required.
  • Company Registration and Personal Tax Codes: For those registering under a company name, the necessary documents include a company registration certificate, VAT number, and the signatory's tax code. Individuals registering will need to provide their national tax code.
  • For toll-free numbers in Italy: All the above requirements apply, except for the need for a local address in the same area as the virtual number ordered. Any address worldwide will suffice.
  • Processing time: After receiving all the necessary information, it typically takes 1-2 business days to process your Italian order. Subsequent orders will be processed much faster once your first order has been approved.

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Our inventory of Italian cities

  • Hundreds of different cities in Italy, search through our inventory to see if we carry the prefix you're looking for.
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Italy Phone Number / VoIP FAQ's

What is an Italian virtual phone number?

An Italian virtual phone number is a phone number that, while associated with the Italian dialing code, can be used to receive calls from anywhere in the world. This service is particularly useful for businesses and individuals who want to establish a local presence in Italy without physically being there. For a monthly fee of $2.95 USD, you can have an Italy-based number that forwards calls to your current location, regardless of where that might be. This service is not only cost-effective but also offers the convenience of maintaining a single, consistent contact number while operating globally.

How can I record calls with my Italian virtual phone number?

With our cloud phone system, you can utilize the Call Recorder module to record calls, including those made via SIP Account and External Line contact methods. The recorded calls can be sent to a specified email address, a file server, or a third-party cloud account. This feature can be very useful for businesses for quality control or legal purposes. However, it's important to check local laws in Italy regarding call recording.

Can I set up an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system with my Italian virtual phone number?

Yes, our cloud PBX allows you to set up an IVR system, also known as a call menu. This system allows callers to interact with your phone system via the telephone keypad, directing them to various destinations based on their keypress choices. For a more effortless and fun way to configure your call flow, you can refer to our guide on our aesthetically pleasing PBX grid.

How can I manage my business hours with my Italian virtual phone number?

Our cloud phone system includes a feature called time-based routing. This allows you to route calls based on the time of day, so you could send calls to voicemail after hours or route calls to a different person on weekends. This can be particularly useful for managing incoming calls according to your business hours in Italy.

How can I ensure the security of my VoIP calls with an Italian virtual phone number?

VoIP security is a crucial aspect to consider when using virtual phone numbers. There are several strategies to secure your VoIP calls, including using strong passwords, encrypting calls, and regularly updating your software. For a more detailed discussion on VoIP security, you can read our blog post on Understanding and Combating SIP-based VoIP Abuse.

What are the benefits of using an Italian virtual phone number for my business?

Using an Italian virtual phone number can offer a multitude of advantages for businesses, particularly those with a customer base in Italy. It enables your business to establish a local presence, which can enhance customer trust and engagement. Additionally, our cloud phone system provides a range of features that allow you to manage your calls more effectively. For more insights on the benefits of virtual phone numbers, you can check out our blog post on Why Aren't More Entrepreneurs Using SIP?.

How can I customize the incoming caller ID with my Italian virtual phone number?

One of the standout features of our cloud PBX is the ability to edit the caller-ID for the phone receiving the FlyNumber calls. This comes in handy when you need to distinguish between calls coming in from different phone numbers. For more information on this feature, you can read our blog post on how to customize incoming caller ID .

What happens if I lose my Italian virtual phone number and how do I get it back?

If you lose your Italian virtual phone number, there are certain steps you can follow to recover it. It's important to note that FlyNumber does not "own" the phone numbers, and you can port out if necessary. For a detailed guide on the recovery process, you can refer to our blog post on what to do when your phone number goes MIA and how to get it back.

Is receiving faxes through my Italian virtual phone number an option?

Yes, it is! FlyNumber's Fax module makes it possible for your Italian virtual phone number to receive incoming faxes. These faxes are captured and stored in PDF format, with various delivery options available, including Email, Dropbox, FTP, SFTP, Google Drive, or OneDrive. Supporting both G.711 pass-through and T.38 fax protocols, this feature offers a modern and environmentally friendly faxing solution in Italy.

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Every Italy Phone Number Comes with Three Core Options

  • 1. Route your Italy FlyNumber to any standard phone number
  • This is a fundamental FlyNumber feature that can be updated "on the fly" (pun intended) via your panel
  • There's no need for a PBX or phone system with this option
  • Whenever our system has to route calls to a standard phone number, a minimal per minute rate applies
  • Learn more about call forwarding

  • 2. Pair the FlyNumber with our cloud-based PBX
  • This is an optional feature. You can always revert to one of the other core options (1. Standard Phone or 3. Voip/SIP)
  • The cost is $14.95 a month, in addition to the price of the Italy phone number (displayed at the top of the page)
  • If you route to a standard phone number and/or make outgoing calls, a per minute rate is applicable
  • Features include IVR/Voice Menu, Call Recording, On-Hold/Queue, Time-based routing, SIP Accounts, Voicemail, and more
  • The PBX significantly enhances the core features (1. and 3.)
  • You can use the PBX to make outgoing calls with your virtual phone number
  • Learn more about the phone system

  • 3. Directly link the Italy virtual phone number to VoIP
  • This is a fundamental FlyNumber feature - link the Italy phone number to any SIP address (URI/host)
  • No PBX involved | Instantly update settings | Detailed logs (including failed attempts)
  • Using the SIP protocol (VoIP) may be the most efficient way to handle calls, as it involves the least number of "hops"
  • Your Italy FlyNumber is compatible with 3CX, Asterisk, FreePBX, FreeSwitch, and other VoIP solutions
  • There are no extra charges for receiving calls this way - Unlimited incoming minutes
  • Link your Italy DID phone number to one of our "easy setup" voip providers
  • Each FlyNumber includes 2 incoming channels (with the option to purchase more in the near future)
  • Learn more about using VoIP

Buy a Italy virtual phone number in 3 easy steps

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1.) Choose a country and city for your phone number

2.) How would you like to use the FlyNumber? (change this anytime)

3.) Configuration Options

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Italy Phone Number Porting

  • Transitioning your service to FlyNumber is a seamless process. Whether you're looking to port your existing Italian local or toll-free numbers, or you're in the market for a fresh start with a new number, we've got you covered. The porting process is typically wrapped up within 14-30 days. Here's what you need to do:
  • Local Numbers:
  • 1.) Provide a local address in Italy. The address should be in the same area as the number(s) to be ported.
  • 2.) You'll need the most recent invoice from your current provider, which includes your account number.
  • 3.) A copy of your ID / Passport or company registration certificate is also required.
  • 4.) Obtain the migration code from your current provider.
  • Toll-Free Numbers:
  • 1.) Provide a national address in Italy.
  • 2.) You'll need the most recent invoice from your current provider, which includes your account number.
  • 3.) A copy of your ID / Passport or company registration certificate is also required.
  • 4.) Obtain the migration code from your current provider.
  • Complete the LOA:
  • FlyNumber will provide a Letter of Authorization (LOA) form, which gives us the green light to port your number. Make sure to fill it out completely.
  • Designate a contact person:
  • Let us know who we should reach out to during the porting process. We'll need their name, surname, and phone number. This ensures we can keep you in the loop and address any issues promptly.
  • To get things moving, please order a FlyNumber in the Italian city where you plan to port a number. If your preferred city isn't available, choose the closest one. We'll replace the number as needed.
  • If you have any questions or need help with this process, don't hesitate to get in touch. We're committed to making your transition to FlyNumber as smooth as possible. Welcome aboard!

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Example use cases for an Italian virtual phone number

  • The Italian number can be used in a multitude of ways, including but not limited to:
  • “Contact Us” page (on your website) | Letterhead/business cards | Registrations | Marketing materiel | Customer service phone number | Storefront
  • Are you a marketer in Rome? Perhaps you run political campaigns in Milan? - Use FlyNumber to obtain multiple Italian numbers for call tracking and recording (among other features)
  • Real estate agents/brokers in Italy - Are you on immobiliare? - Use FlyNumber to keep your personal Italian number private while keeping track of call statistics
  • Italian computer engineers and telecom professionals - Route the Italian DID number to any SIP address, we’ll provide the IP addresses where calls come from (if you need to whitelist)
  • Privacy and identity protection - Use an Italian FlyNumber anywhere you may need to use a phone number, keep your personal phone number off any databases
  • Receive your current Italy mobile calls while you’re abroad - Before you travel outside the country, set you mobile phone “call forwarding” setting to an Italian FlyNumber. You now control the call flow for the Italian mobile number and can be set anywhere
  • A grandmother in Naples? Father in Rome? - Encourage family and friends to stay in touch with you , give them an Italian phone number to add into their contacts
  • Do you post on Subito? Use an Italian FlyNumber instead of your personal phone number and stay anonymous
  • Budget entrepreneurs who “just want a phone number” to use when signing up for online services (hosting, domain registration, etc.) - Set the calls to your smartphone directly and its unlimited incoming for $2.95

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Technical info on Italian phone numbers

  • Italy's telephone numbering system is regulated by Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni (AGCOM), the national regulatory authority for communication services.
  • Country code: Italy's country code is +39. When dialing from abroad, you need to use this code, followed by the area code and the local number.
  • Area codes: Italian area codes, also known as "prefissi," are two to four digits long and start with a zero (0). The length of the area code depends on the size of the city or town; larger cities generally have shorter area codes. For example, Rome has the area code 06, while a smaller town like Pisa has the area code 050.
  • Local numbers: Local numbers in Italy are usually between five and eight digits long, depending on the area code's length. The total number of digits, including the area code, is always ten. When dialing within Italy, you must include the area code, even for local calls.
  • Mobile numbers: Mobile phone numbers in Italy also use the +39 country code, followed by a three-digit mobile prefix and a six or seven-digit local number. Mobile prefixes usually start with a '3' (e.g., 320, 333, 347, etc.). It is important to include the mobile prefix when dialing a mobile number, even when calling from a landline within Italy.
  • Premium numbers and special services: Italy also has special numbers for premium services, toll-free numbers, and emergency services. Some examples include:
  • 800, 848, and 803 prefixes for toll-free numbers (numeri verdi)
  • 899 and 892 prefixes for premium-rate numbers
  • 112 for the European emergency number
  • 113 for police
  • 115 for fire service
  • 118 for emergency medical services
  • *If you need emergency service on your Italy FlyNumber please contact us directly, additional fees apply.
  • Note: When dialing Italian numbers from abroad, you must remove the leading zero in the area code. For example, to call a Rome landline from outside Italy, you would dial +39 6 xxxxxxxx.


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  • FlyNumber works great if you just launched a start-up and you're on a shoestring budget
  • Is your business already off the ground but you'd rather not spend hundreds of dollars a month on phone service?
  • We come from a "mom and pop" type background, rooted in the international diversity that is NYC. We understand business.
  • Buy multiple international local phone numbers and manage them all from your FlyNumber account

Family and friends

  • Stay in touch with family and friends by giving them a phone number "local to them"
  • For example you have friends or family in the U.S. but now live elsewhere, you can give them a US FlyNumber that forwards directly to your smartphone
  • Great for expats that want to stay in touch with friends and family from their hometown
  • Give family members who aren't tech-savvy an easy way to reach you no matter where you are
  • Grandma or Grandpa would love a simple local phone number they can dial that connects them to their loved ones

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Why choose FlyNumber?

  • You "own" the Italy phone number, you can port out if necessary
  • No obligations | Cancel anytime | Never any hidden fee's | No contracts
  • You're billed based on the phone number, not users or agents
  • Detailed call logs that you can export to CSV, we don't retain the logs past a certain point
  • Logs include multiple responses - Ok (connected), declined, timeout, internal server error, request terminated and more
  • Set a credit card/Paypal for recurring billing or add funds manually to your prepaid balance
  • Easily add multiple phone numbers to your account
  • Starting at $2.95 a month for U.S numbers as well as Canada, the U.K. and others

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