Digital Single Market
Digital Economy & Society

112 in France

Article
112 is one of the emergency numbers in France.

112 calls are answered in 9 seconds. In addition to French, the calls can be answered in 40 languages thanks to the help of interpreters. It is not possible to call 112 from a mobile phone without a SIM card.

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 40% of French people know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in France:

  • 15 - medical emergency,
  • 17 - police,
  • 18 - fire brigade,
  • 115 - social emergency,
  • 119 - abused children,
  • 116000 - missing children,
  • 114 - National centre for emergency calls for deaf and people with hearing problems.

Useful Links

Last updated on 16/02/2016 - 17:48