Emergency Numbers in Germany

Who to call and what to do in an emergency…

Service Telephone
Police (Polizei) Tel: 110
Fire Service (Feuerwehr) Tel: 112
Ambulance (Rettungswagen) Tel: 112
Non Emergency Medical – Doctor on Call Tel: 116 117
Toxic Substance Emergency Tel: 192 40
Pan-European emergency number Tel: 112

European SOS 112

Pan-European emergency number: calls to 112 are free from any telephone (mobile or cellular of fixed-line). The number 112 can be dialled to reach emergency services - medical, fire and police - from anywhere in Europe. This Pan-European emergency number 112 can be called from any telephone (landline, pay phone or mobile cellular phone). Calls are free. It can be used for any life-threatening situation, including:

  • Serious medical problems (accident, unconscious person, severe injuries, chest pain, seizure)

  • Any type of fire (house, car)

  • Life-threatening situations (crimes)

  • Information on the 112 number from the European Commission website