What happens if you call 911 in Spain?

What happens if you call 911 in Spain?

The emergency number in Spain and Andorra (equivalent to 911 in the U.S.) is 112. This number is available 24/7, toll free from Spanish and Andorran landline phones, cell phones, public phones. This number is intended to be used in case of accidents, fire, urgent medical assistance, assaults, robberies or catastrophes.

How do I contact the police in Spain from UK?

For all urgent care and emergencies in Spain, such as the need for an ambulance, police attention, or the fire brigade, dial 112. To report an assault or crime to the police, dial 902 102 112. For motor vehicle accidents, traffic reports, or weather related emergencies, dial 011.

Can you call emergency services in another country?

Dialling 112 will direct you to the same emergency call centre as phoning the country’s emergency number would. In some countries a phone does not even need to have a SIM card present to dial 112.

What happens if I dial 999 in Europe?

999 is the official emergency number for the United Kingdom, but calls are also accepted on the European Union emergency number, 112. All calls are answered by 999 operators, and are always free.

Is ambulance free in Spain?

For those that are chronically ill or in need of constant transport, ambulances are about €10 a month. Otherwise, emergency transport should be covered by the public system at no extra charge.

What emergency numbers should I have?

​​​​Using other emergency numbers

  • 106—Text Emergency Relay Service.
  • Using the 106 Text Emergency Relay Service.
  • When calling from a mobile telephone.
  • 112—International standard emergency number.
  • Voice over Internet Protocol.
  • State and territory emergency service organisations.
  • 9-1-1.

What country uses 112 for emergency?

What are the emergency response telephone numbers in foreign countries – police, ambulance, etc.?

Country Ambulance (Cell) Fire (Cell)
Germany 112 112
Gibraltar 999 999
Greece 112, 166 112, 199
Hong Kong 999 999

Why do you call 111?

What is 111? 111 is a new telephone service brought to you by the NHS. It is the number you should call when you need advice or medical treatment quickly, and you cannot wait for an appointment to see your doctor. If you need emergency medical treatment, you must call 999.

What happens if I dial 112 by mistake?

112 is only for emergency assistance. If you call the number for another reason, it is considered abuse (if you do it intentionally) or misuse (if you do it accidentally). Abuse of the emergency number is a criminal offence.