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Contact the Specific Needs Customer Care Centre

This is a dedicated customer support centre for people with disabilities.

Call 12580 from a Vodacom cellphone or 082 12580 from any other phone.


Fax  0860 082 082

Send an SMS to 12580

Emergency 112:

If you have an emergency you will be put through to public services e.g. police, ambulance

Call 112 (FREE)
147: 24-hour SOS call centre, roadside assistance, medical advice line Call 147 (General service call rates apply)
Netcare 082911: Medical help is only a call away Call 082 911 (General service call rates apply)
Directory Enquires - 110: Quick access to a listed number Call 110 (Standard cellular rates apply)
Reconnect 119: If you drop a call, get it reconnected with the first minute free Call 119
Voicemail - 121: Personal voice-message service Call 121 (FREE)
1026 - tells you what the current time is Call 1026
10118 - Yellow Pages Call 10118
Please Call Me (PCM) Send a message to someone asking them to call you (limited to 10 FREE PCM's per day) Call *140*cellphone number of message recipient# (FREE)
General enquiries related to Vodacom services Dial *111# (FREE)
Access to value added services information Dial *120# (FREE)
To recharge airtime via your cellphone Dial *111# and choose option 6: 'Recharge'
Disability Organisations – standard calls rates apply to calls  
DEAFSA +27 (0)11 482 1610
Disabled People South Africa (DPSA) +27 (0)11 488 5111
National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in South Africa (NCPPDSA) +27 (0)11 726 8040
Office on the Status of Disabled Persons (OSDP) +27 (0)12 300 5480
South African Blind Workers Organization (SABWO) +27 (0)11 839 1793
South African National Council for the Blind (SANCB) +27 (0)12 452 3811


Register as a Specific Needs Customer

If you are a Specific Needs Customer who is blind, partially sighted, deaf, hard of hearing or physically disabled, we encourage you to register as a Specific Needs customer with our Specific Needs Contact Centre in one of the following ways:

  • Call 12580, free from your Vodacom cellphone;
  • Call 082 12580 from any other phone (standard rates apply);

  • Send an SMS to 12580 free from your Vodacom cellphone; or
  • Send an email to


Vodacom Online Call Centre

For a new Contract or special deals contact the Vodacom online call centre on 082 178 44 (standard call rates apply). Vodacom online call centre will process your request without the need for you to visit a Vodacom dealer and will deliver your new Contract and cellphone to your door for FREE. 

Walk-In Customer Care Centres

Vodacom has Walk-in Customer Care Centres across the country to assist all Vodacom customers with any products and services queries. To find your nearest Vodacom dealer, click here.