In case of emergency

In any emergency situation you should call the toll free number 112, as this is the contact number for the emergency services in Latvia.

Numbers for various emergencies:

  • Emergency medical assistance 113
  • Fire and rescue service 112
  • Police 110
  • Tourist Police +371 67181818

In Riga there is a tourism department of the Municipal Police Department, which ensures public order, educates tourists about rules of conduct and laws and offers help in emergencies. The tourist police work throughout the city, but most of the patrols are in the old town. Information is available in English and Russian around the clock on +371 67181818.

  • Riga Municipal Police Department +371 67037811; +371 67037822
  • 24-hour veterinary clinic +371 67500494; +371 67288539
  • Coast Guard Search and Rescue Service 115, +371 67323103, +371 29476101, +371 67082070
  • If you lose your bank card + 371 67092555; +371 80009006
  • Gas emergency service 114

Further information is available through the paid telephone service 1188 or on and its mobile version, as well as in the 1188 app for iOS and Android smartphones.

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