Calls to 112 are answered in French, Dutch and English. In some cases they may also be answered in German.
The average time to answer a 112 call is 7 seconds.
According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 74% of Belgians know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.
The Advanced Mobile Location (AML) service is available in Belgium.
The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Belgium.
The national emergency numbers are:
- 100 - medical emergency and fire brigade,
- 101 - police.
Users with disabilities can contact the emergency services by SMS or fax.