Emergency Numbers in France

 
Emergency Numbers in France

A handy list of important emergency numbers in France:

These are important numbers for the emergency services in France. You can call these numbers free of charge from a home or public payphone.

Medical (Samu) – 15

Police (Gendarmes) – 17

Fire Brigade / Accident (Pompier) – 18

Single emergency call number – 112

Please note that if you are calling from a mobile phone you should dial the single European emergency call number of 112.

Further information about 112 can be found on the official website.

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Other important numbers:

Doctor call out – 01 43 37 77 77 or 01 47 07 77 77

Medical advice line – 08 20 33 24 24

24-hour pharmacy – 01 45 62 02 41 or 01 48 74 65 18

Emergency Dentist – 01 43 37 51 00

Psychiatric emergency – 01 45 65 81 08

English speaking SOS helpline – 01 46 21 46 46

Electricity emergency – 01 43 35 40 86

Gas leaks – 01 43 35 40 87

Telephone engineers – 1013

Lost or stolen Visa Card – 08 36 69 08 80

Lost or stolen Master Card – 08 00 90 13 87

Lost or stolen French cheque book – 08 36 68 32 08

Directory enquiries – 12

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Sylvia is a freelance journalist based in France, focusing on business and culture. A member of the France Media editorial team, Sylvia is a regular contributor and looks after social media across our publications.

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