The European emergency number 112, is the only emergency number in Portugal.
The average time to answer a 112 call is 6 seconds.
The Advanced Mobile Location (AML) service is available in Portugal.
According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 49% of Portuguese people know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.
People with disabilities can send an Short Message Service (SMS) to a long number in order to access the emergency services.