Emergency Numbers You Should Know


To help you prepare for any emergency when on holiday in Costa del Sol, Spain, we have a list of emergency numbers you should know.

Emergency Numbers to Have Handy

  • Ambulance: 061
  • Fire brigade: 080
  • National police: 091
  • Local police: 092
  • Civil Guard: 062
  • General Emergencies: 112

The Spanish police also runs a special foreign tourist service, which allows foreigners to report crimes such as burglary, theft. Call +34 902 102 112 between 9:00 and 21:00.

Emergency Terms & Phrases

Emergency services: Servicios de urgencia

I’d like to report a crime: Quiero hacer una denuncia./Quiero denunciar un crimen.

I need you to send me an ambulance: Necesito una ambulancia./Necesito que me envíen una ambulancia.

My husband/wife had a stroke: Mi esposo/a tuvo un derrame cerebral.

My house is burning down: Mi casa está quemandose.

I live at…: Vivo en…

Help me!: ¡Ayúdame!

Accident: Accidente

Doctor: Médico

Serious illness: Enfermedad grave