Portuguese emergency services

I hope you won’t have an emergency whilst in Portugal but accidents do happen, and the following numbers may be useful – just in case!

The pan-European emergency number 112 can be used for:

Medical emergency (ambulância).

Police – including Local Police (Guarda Nacional Republicana and Security Police (Polícia Segurança Publica).

Fire Rescue (Bombeiros).

Your nearest Accident & Emergency department is at:

Hospital de Cascais, Av. Brigadeiro Victor Gonçalves, 2775-009, Alcabideche.

24/7 Health line for emergencies 808 242 424

Forest Fires 117

Sea Rescue  214 401 919

Maritime Police  210 911 100

Other services can be accessed via