Health Emergency or Accident Call 1669
1669 is the general emergency hotline in Thailand for health/accident/injury medical response.
Through this number you will be able to have an ambulance dispatched. "they say" that approximate response time is 10 minutes for cities and 30 minutes from rural areas. There is English speaking staff available when you place your call for emergency services.
Fire Emergency Call 199
Law Enforcement Emergency or Assistance (Royal Thai Police) Call This Number: 191
The Royal Thai Police does not always have English speaking dispatchers available
Law Enforcement Emergency or Assistance (Tourist Police) Call This Number: 1155
The Tourist Police generally have someone that can speak with you in English
Other Tourist Police Numbers
Bangkok tourist assistance Center: 02 2815051
Pattaya tourist police 038 429371
Phuket tourist police 076 225361
Chiang Mai tourist police 053 248130
Other Useful Numbers
Tourist Service Center: 1672
Telephone Directory Assistance: 1133
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Embassy Contact Information
USA Embassy Bangkok Website: CLICK HERE
USA Embassy non-emergency: From within Thailand 02 2054000 From outside Thailand +66 2205 4000
To report the new death, serious illness, violent crime against, or arrest of an American Citizen in Thailand you may call the U.S. Embassy or Consulate General directly:
USA Embassy Bangkok (Emergency)
From within Thailand: 02 2054000
From outside Thailand: +66 22054000
Chiang Mai USA Consulate General
From within Thailand: 053 1077000
From outside Thailand: +66 53 1077000
NOTE: These telephone numbers are for emergencies related to American Citizens only.
Australian Embassy Bangkok Website: CLICK HERE
Australian Embassy Bangkok non-emergency phone:
From within Thailand 02 3446300
From outside Thailand +66 2 344 6300
Urgent After Hours Consular Assistance
If you are in Thailand, phone call the embassy on 02 344 6300 and select option 1 to be transferred to the 24 hour Consular Emergency Centre in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, Australia. If your call is not automatically transferred, you can call the Consular Emergency Centre direct on +61 2 6261 3305 (international call charges apply).
If you are calling from within Australia regarding a relative or friend needing assistance in Thailand, please contact the Consular Emergency Centre toll free on 1300 555 135.
British (UK) Embassy Bangkok Website: CLICK HERE
British (UK) Embassy Bangkok emergency or non-emergency: From within Thailand 02 3058333 From outside Thailand +66 2 3058333
If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Thailand, call 020 7008 1500
Canadian Embassy Bangkok Website: CLICK HERE
Canadian Embassy Bangkok non-emergency or (Emergency during business hours):
From within Thailand 0 26464300
From outside Thailand +66 0 26464300
After hours Emergency:
You can also contact our Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawaanytime after our business hours, from Thailand:
dial 001-800-1-562-20-0142 (toll free)
call collect where available to +1 (613) 996-8885
TTY: +1 (613) 944-1310
after business hours: you may also contact the Embassy and your call will be transferred to the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa (follow the prompt "Canadian in need of assistance")
For a list of all Embassies in Thailand please CLICK HERE
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The phone numbers and information within this article were accurate per official websites as of the publication date of this article. We assume no responsibility for the accuracy of the numbers or information contained within this article. This is Thailand and through my experience here I have learned that things often and quickly change. These are the numbers that I maintain in my cell phone contact list and I will periodically review and update this article in the event that I discover that a number or information contained within has changed.
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