Emergency Spain Numbers

Ambulance (ambulancía) and health emergencies

Call 061 or 112

Fire brigade (cuerpo de bomberos)

Call 080 or 112

Local police (policía municipal)

Call 092. The municipal police cover their local town or city area for traffic offences and control, lost property and crimes such as theft and neighbourhood disputes.

Civil Guard (guardia civil)

Call 062. This is a military force that operates mostly in rural areas and is responsible for drug offences, fatal car accidents, robberies and murders.

National Spanish police (policía nacional)

Call 091 or visit and contact the appropriate department online. You can also find them on Twitter @policia

The national police mainly work at an urban level in the areas of terrorism, national security and combating crime.

Maritime Sea Rescue

(Salvamento y Seguridad Marítimo): 900 202 202 | Find your closest centre | Download their safety tracking app | Radio in an emergency

Red cross

(ambulance, emergencies, intoxications): 902 222 292 | | 24/7 Helpline 900 100 333 |  | Donate blood     900 506 819

Tourist helpline and emergency number

902 102 112 (in English, French, German and Italian)

The Servicio de Atención al Turista Extranjero (SATE) handles security of foreigners. You can report a crime, lost property or documents, damage, assault, robbery, break-in or an accident to a tourist police. After calling, you will typically have 48 hours to visit your local police station to ratify your complaint.

You can also find the closest SATE contact:

Road accidents and traffic jams

Immigration information

Call 900 150 000 (free legal assistance) | 012 (citizen information line)

Citizens Advice Bureau | Emergencies 615 814 264

Crime victim support service

900 150 909

Ombudsman and complaints

900 101 025 (24/7)

Consumer information

See a list of organisation protecting consumers in Spain | European Consumer Centre

Power and gas emergencies

Call your provider | 900 171 171

Support for women

24-hour helpline 900 580 888 | Domestic violence and abuse (Mujeres Maltratadas) 900 100 009

Civil protection

1006 in case of serious group risk or a catastrophe, as well as for restoring affected areas.

Telephone line problems

1002 | English-speaking support 1004 (say English after you hear the recorded Spanish message).

Emergency doctor

1003 (if you need a doctor in a non-urgent situation, but can’t contact your doctor, you can call 1003 to find a doctor or call your local police for a reference).

Local information


Costa Blanca Samaritans

Confidential English-language helpline and free emotional support for anywhere in Spain | | 900 525 100

Guardian Angels

Support for single parents | | +34 622 795 542

Helplines and organisations in Spain

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