Louisiana Division of Administration

Dialing Instructions

Dialing Instructions

Long Distance Calls

To place a business-related long distance call:

  • From an AT&T Centrex (Standard Dial Tone) line
    • Dial 9 + 1 + the area code + the seven-digit telephone number.
  • From a business line/Non-Standard Dial Tone line
    • Dial 1 + the area code + the seven-digit telephone number.
  • From a PBX or Hosted VoIP Service
    • PBX and HVS users should check with their local PBX or HVS administrator for dialing instructions.

Calls to a Toll Free Number

To place a call to a toll free (800/888/877/866/855) number:

  • From an AT&T Centrex line
    • Dial 9 + the toll free number
  • From a NSDT line
    • Dial 1 + the toll free number
  • From a PBX or HVS
    • PBX and HVS users should check with their local PBX or HVS administrator for dialing instructions.

International Calls

To place a business-related international call:

  • From an unrestricted AT&T Centrex line
    • Dial 9 for an outside line then dial 0 + 11, the country code, city code and the local number.
  • From an unrestricted NSDT line or trunk
    • Dial 0 + 11, the country code, city code, and the local number.
  • From a PBX or HVS
    • Obtain an outside line then dial 0 + 11, the country code, city code and the local number.
    • PBX and HVS users should contact their system administrators for feature and dialing instructions.

Local Dialing

To place a local call:

  • From an AT&T Centrex line:
  • From a NSDT line:
    • Dial the seven-digit telephone number
  • From a PBX or HVS
    • PBX and HVS users should check with their local PBX or HVS administrator for dialing instructions.