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Emergency numbers

Emergency numbers

Essential and Emergency Numbers and Helplines

Quick list:

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

Lange Voorhout 10
2514 ED The Hague

Access and opening times

British Consulate General Amsterdam

Koningslaan 44
1075 AE Amsterdam

Access and opening times

Non-Emergency Medical Centres:

Expat Medical Centre:

Amsterdam English Expat Counseling:




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