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Emergency Hotlines & Important Numbers in Saudi Arabia

Knowing which telephone number to call in case of a fire, road accident, or other emergency is crucial, wherever you may be in the world. Here in Saudi Arabia, there are certain numbers that you can call to ensure that immediate help, action, and information are provided.

In today’s post, we have gathered a list of emergency hotlines in the Kingdom, along with other important numbers. Be sure to copy or print, then post these numbers in a place where you and other people can easily see them, both inside your home and in the workplace.

Emergency Hotlines & Important Numbers in Saudi Arabia

Important Numbers to Know When in Saudi Arabia

Before anything else, take note of the following area code numbers of the major cities across the Kingdom. These will especially come in handy when making inter-city calls:

  • Riyadh – 011
  • Jeddah – 012
  • Makkah – 012
  • Khobar – 013
  • Dammam – 013
  • Madinah – 014
  • Abha – 017

Unified Emergency Number – 911

The unified emergency number in Saudi Arabia is 911. By calling this number, you can easily contact Civil Defense, Roads Security, Traffic Accidents, and other agencies in cases of emergency.

For specific cases, you can still call these departments separately by dialing:

  • 993 – Traffic Accidents
  • 996 – Roads Security
  • 998 – Civil Defense

Ministry of Labor Helpline

If you have any labor-related question or concern, or labor dispute that needs to be resolved, you can contact the Ministry of Labor through its customer care hotline, 19911. This service is available from 8 am to 5 pm, Sundays to Thursdays. The great thing about this service is its availability in five different languages for faster communication: English, Arabic, Tagalog, Urdu, and Malayalam.

Other Important Numbers

Meanwhile, here are other important numbers that you may find useful during your stay in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia:

  • 112 – Kingdom Emergency (without the SIM card)
  • 123 – Flying Ambulance
  • 905 – Land Line Phone Book Inquiries
  • 933 – Electricity Emergency
  • 937 – Ministry of Health
  • 938 – Ministry of Transport
  • 939 – Saudi Water & Sewage Services (Eastern Region)
  • 940 – Balady (Ministry of Municipal & Rural Affairs)
  • 966 – Natural Disasters
  • 985 – General Intelligence Presidency
  • 988 – Presidency of Meteorology & Environment
  • 989 – Reporting Violations of Work & Residence Regulations
  • 990 – Saudi Telephone Service for Security Issues
  • 992 – Criminal Investigation
  • 994 – Coast Guard
  • 995 – Narcotics Control
  • 997 – Ambulance
  • 999 – Police
  • 1900 – Commercial Violations
  • 1909 – General Presidency of Promotion of Virtue & Prevention of Vice
  • 1918 – Saudi Customs
  • 19991 – Nazaha (National Anti-Corruption Commission)
  • 920000560 – Najm (Incidents of Insured Vehicles)
  • 920001744 – Saudi Water Company
  • 920022222 – Saudi Airlines
  • 8001256666 – Bank Complaints with SAMA

Emergency Hotlines & Important Numbers in Saudi Arabia

Telephone Numbers of Major Hospitals

All of us may experience a medical emergency from time to time. A visit to the doctor is also necessary in cases of illness and/or injury. If you live near any of these major hospitals, it would be wise to take note of their telephone numbers for emergency purposes:

Major Hospitals in Riyadh

  • 011 2520088 – King Fahad National Guard Hospital
  • 011 4670011 – King Khaled University Hospital
  • 011 4647272 – King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center
  • 011 4821234 – King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Major Hospitals in Jeddah

  • 012 2328888 – King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital
  • 012 6652600 – Maternity & Children’s Hospital

Major Hospitals in Dammam

  • 013 8427777 – Dammam Central Hospital
  • 013 8422828 – Maternity & Children’s Hospital
  • 013 8442771 – King Fahad Specialist Hospital

DISCLAIMER: The above telephone numbers are presented for information-sharing purposes only. These may be changed and updated from time to time, so to know more about emergency hotlines and other important numbers in Saudi Arabia, please visit gov.sa.




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