Useful Telephone Numbers

Whenever travelling abroad for holidays, it is important to know, in advance, some of the useful telephone numbers in case of emergency. The following information is for emergency services including fire, police and ambulance. Note that all these services speak English or Greek. Also remember that for local phone numbers dialed from an international number, you need to dial the Cyprus’s country code first (+357).

Emergency Service Telephone Numbers

Ambulance 199/112

Police 199/112

Fire Service 199/112

All Emergencies (Pan-European) 112

Call 199 or 112 to reach emergency services—medical, fire or 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. If you do not know your location, they are able to geo-locate you. Use 112 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)
  • SOS 112

Hospitals and Pharmacies/Chemists

Medical Assistance

Hospital Information Tel: 1400

RCC Rescue Coordination Centre (air/sea rescue) Tel: 1441

Drugs/Narcotics/Poison Emergency Tel: 1401

Drug (anti-abuse support) Tel: 1410 / 1498

Doctors on Call Tel: 90 90 1432

AIDS Advisory Centre Tel: 22 305 155

24-hour Pharmacies by region

Ammochostos Tel: 90 90 1413

Larnaca Tel: 90 90 1414

Limassol Tel: 90 90 1415

Nicosia Tel: 90 90 1412

Paphos Tel: 90 90 1416



General Hospital Tel: 23 200 200


General Hospital Tel: 24 800369


General Hospital Tel: 25 801195


General Hospital Tel: 22 604011

Makareio Hospital Tel: 22 405 000


General Hospital Tel: 26 306100


Hospital Tel: 25 806700

Polis Chrysochous

Hospital Tel: 26 821811

For any general information or other contacts, call 11892 only from a Cypriot phone number.


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