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Useful Information

  • Police
  • Often as not the Antwerp local police will be around, on foot or bicycle. If it's an emergency, call 101, otherwise call the Blue line (0800 123 12) – or you can report minor crime, like theft, online.
  • Address:
    • Noorderlaan 500
    • 2030
    • Antwerpen
    • (Police Emergency Tel: 101)
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 3 338 41 11
  • Fire Brigade
  • Call 100 or 112 in the event of a fire or a potential fire. You can also call this number for medical emergencies, as the service has ambulances. The fire service also has a maritime response unit.
  • Address:
    • Noorderlaan 69
    • 2030
    • Antwerpen
    • (Emergency Tel: 112)
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 3 338 8811

Useful and practical information to know for anyone visiting Antwerp



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