Jeopardy Procedures

NANPA has declared extraordinary jeopardy in the area codes listed below, indicating that the supply of numbers could exhaust before relief can be provided.

Following jeopardy declaration, standard interim procedures take effect immediately. Interim procedures remain in effect until the industry can develop "final" jeopardy procedures specific to the area code. NANPA posts interim procedures to this website within one week after declaration of jeopardy.

No later than three weeks after jeopardy is declared, the industry meets, generally by conference call, to develop final jeopardy procedures. These procedures typically limit the number of central office codes that can be assigned each month. NANPA posts final jeopardy procedures to this website within two weeks after the industry reaches consensus on the content.

Existing and prospective central office code holders must monitor the list below and adjust their code application flow as required by the operative procedures.

Area Codes in Jeopardy

State Jeopardy NPA(s) Date Jeopardy Declared Date Jeopardy Procedures Published or Revised Jeopardy Procedures

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