Emergency and Helpful Phone Numbers for Croatia

While in Croatia, whether you are a visitor or a long term resident, it is important to know who to contact in case of an emergency. There are also a few other national services that could prove helpful during your time here.

Let’s start with the most important one.

For emergencies, call 112.

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Here are a list of the other numbers to call depending on what you need help with.

  • 192 – Police
  • 193 – Fire Brigade
  • 194 – Ambulance
  • 195 – Search and Rescue if at sea
  • 1987 – Road Assistance
  • 01 4640 800 – HAK (Croatian Automobile Club)
  • 11888 – Telephone Directory
  • 18166 – Weather Forecast
  • 18981 – General Information
  • 11802 – International Telephone Directory

The above numbers are listed as you would dial them from a Croatian number. If you are a visitor and need to call from a foreign number, precede the number with +385. +385 is the country code for Croatia. In calling a Croatian number that has an “0” at the beginning, remove it if also using the country code.

For example, to call the Croatian Automobile Club from a Croatian number, you would dial 01 4640 800. To call from a foreign number, you would dial +385 1 4640 800.

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Sara is an American expat based in Split. After globetrotting between New York, Amsterdam and California, she moved to Croatia in 2012. Sara's blog Expat in Croatia is a guide for foreigners living and traveling in Croatia.

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