Essential and Emergency Numbers and Helplines
Below you will find a summary of important Dutch telephone numbers in the case of an emergency or problem.
Police, fire brigade or ambulance
Emergency police, fire brigade, ambulance: 112
Police information (non-emergency): 0900 8844
Anonymous tip-line (to report a crime): 0800 7000
Electricity and gas
There is a 24-hour number to call for electricity, gas or meter problems. If you suspect a gas leak, smell fumes or have a general power problem. The national number for such gas and electricity problems is 0800 9009.
Emergency doctor’s office
An emergency doctor office exists for problems outside of regular doctor’s hours. The service operates around the clock (24-hour) and is available for nights, weekends and all public holidays.
The number in Amsterdam is 088 00 30 600. The operator will connect you with an emergency doctor in your area
British Embassy The Hague
Non-Emergency Medical Centres:
Expat Medical Centre: http://www.expatmc.net/
Amsterdam English Expat Counseling: http://amsterdam-english.expatriatecounseling.com/