Malta Emergency Numbers

List of Emergency Numbers

Here are Malta emergency numbers and other essential numbers that will help you during your stay in Malta.

The numbers are helpful for those who will be here with us for a short holiday. But if you live here, all the other numbers are essential to have at hand until you become more acquainted to our way of living.

Important Emergency Numbers For Travelers

  • Malta Country Code
  • Emergency Numbers
  • Details About 112
  • Life & Health
  • Government Hospitals
  • Public Health Centres
  • Private Hospital & Clinics
  • Animal Welfare
  • Telephone Operator
  • Mobile Operators
  • Government Departments
  • Government Entities
  • Energy
  • Transport
  • Live Weather Services
  • Travelling Between Malta & Gozo
  • Travelling Between Malta & Sicily
  • Money

Malta Country Code

Malta international dialing code +356

Malta does not have any villages, towns or city codes. If you are phoning from abroad to Malta insert Malta’s international code immediately followed by the number.

Details about 112

  • Police: 112
  • Ambulance: 112
  • Fire Brigade & Civil Protection: 112

112 Emergency number (can call from fixed, pay phone numbers and mobile).

112 can only be reached by phoning them. cannot be reached by another means rather than voice calls.

If you are a foreigner coming over to Malta you can call 112 through the mobile phone subscription you are using in your home country (international roaming).

You can call 112 emergency from a mobile that does not have a SIM card.

The 112 operator will answer you in 5 seconds on average and will only answer you either in Maltese or English.

If you are unable to tell the operator where you are at that moment, the police have a tracking system to know your location.

You can call 112 from anywhere within the EU.

Emergency Hotline Numbers

  • Malta Police Force: 2122 4001-7  &  2122 1111
  • Crime Stop: 119
  • Reporting a Traffic Accident: 2132 0202
  • Lost Property: 2122 4781
  • Civil Protection Department: 2393 0000
  • Armed Forces of Malta: 2249 4000
  • Armed Forces Of Malta Helicopter Rescue: 2124 4371 | 2182 4212 | 2182 4214
  • Armed Forces Of Malta Petrol Boat Rescue: 2123 8797 | 2123 8797  | 2122 5040
  • Marine & Air Emergency Rescue: 2249 4202
  • Decompression Chamber (Hyperbaric Unit): 2545 5269 or dial directly to 112.

Located at Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta, with highly trained staff for any diving incidents requiring medical attention.

  • Local Wardens Traffic Accident Reporting: 2132 0202

Government Hospitals

  • Mater Dei Hospital, Msida: 2545 0000
  • Gozo General Hospital, Victoria: 2156 1600
  • Mount Carmel Hospital, Attard: 2141 5183
  • Rehabilitation Hospital Karin Grech, Guardamangia: 2208 0000
  • Sir Paul Boffa Hospital, Floriana: 2122 4491
  • St. Vincent De Paule Residence: 2590 3140

Private Hospitals and Clinics

St. James Hospital (Malta):

  • Zabbar: 2329 1000
  • Sliema (Capua): 2329 1000
  • Sliema (Capua) Eye Clinic: 2329 1229
  • Transforma, Attard: 2142 3838
  • Zebbug: 2329 3000
  • Burmarrad: 2329 3700
  • Medical Laboratory Services:- 2133 4997 & 2133 5063

St. James Hospital (Abroad):

  • Tripoli: +218 21 711 3092
  • Hungary: +36 1788 2927

DaVinci Hospital (Malta):

  • Birkirkara: 2149 1200

St. Anne's Clinic (Malta):

  • Birkirkara: 2149 3555 & 2149 3553

St. Mark's Health Clinic (Malta):

  • Msida: 2123 9488
Maler Dei Hospital is the main hospital in Malta

Public Health Centres

Malta

  • Birkirkara: Tumas Fenech Street - 2149 4960
  • Cospicua: Triq Sofija, Bormla - 2167 5492
  • Floriana: Francesco Saverio Fenech Street - 2124 3314
  • Gzira: Meme’ Scicluna Square - 2133 7244
  • Mosta: Triq il-Kostituzzjoni - 2141 1065
  • Paola: Antoine de Paule Square - 2169 1314
  • Qormi: Victory Street - 2148 4450
  • Rabat: Triq San Paul, Sqaq Nru 1 - 2145 9082

Gozo

  • Rabat: - Victoria Health Centre, Triq Patri Anton Debono - 2156 1600

Life & Health

  • Al-Anon (For families, relatives & friends of alcoholics): 2137 0888 & 9986 7371
  • Child and Adult Abuse Support Line: 179
  • Agenzija Appogg: 2295 9000 
  • Agenzija Sapport: 2145 1868
  • Agenzija Sedqa: 2388 5110
    • Alcoholics Anonymous: 7923 9264 & 2123 9264
    • Breast Cancer Support Group: 2148 2602 & 9999 4666
    • Caritas Drug Help Centre: 2123 7935
  • Detox Centre: 2388 5300
  • Emotional Anonymous: 7941 2338
  • Gamblers Anonymous: 2590 6600
  • Genitourinary Clinic: 2122 7981
  • Hospice Malta: 2144 0085/6  &  2144 2473
  • Smoking Quit Line: 2156 1600
  • Meals on Wheels: 2123 0181
  • Nar-Anon Malta: 9916 8100
  • Narcotics Anonymous: 7946 6566
  • National Gay Helpline: 2143 0006 & 9925 5559
  • Oasis Addiction Treatment & Rehabilitation: 2155 8858
  • Richmond Foundation: 2122 4580 & 2148 2336
  • Yellow Pages (Malta) Helpline: 8007 2237

Telephone Operators

If you live in Malta you can phone the following for information about Maltese subscribers.

  • GO Customer Careline: 8007 2121
  • GO operator for Land Line Directory Numbers: 1182
  • Overseas Operator: 1152
  • Telephone Faults for GO Land Lines: 133
  • Go Telephone Faults: 133
  • GO Star Services: 8007 2121

Mobile Operators

Directory Enquiries:

  • GO (Directory enquiries): 1182 & 8007 2121
  • GO Mobile: 1187
  • Vodafone: 1189  &  2388 8238
  • Melita: 2727 5000 & 2727 2727
  • Ping: 98 890 100
  • Red Touch Fone: 100 & 9811 0100
  • Paging: 7117 4444

The main mobile operators mobile numbers start with following numbers:

  • Vodafone Malta: 99xx xxxx
  • Go Mobile Malta: 79xx xxxx

Live Weather Services

Weather Forecast (Basic information): 5230 2021. (Charge per call €1.00 incl. VAT 18%).

Weather Forecast (Detailed pilot briefings only): 5230 2022. (Charge per call €5.00 incl. VAT 18%).

For Vodafone clients you can call 99638. (Charge per call €2.45 incl. VAT 18%) (+0.14/10 seconds).

Government Departments

  • Passport Offices Malta branch, Valletta: 2590 4100 & 8007 2386
  • Passport Offices Gozo branch, Victoria: 2215 6400 & 2156 1482
  • Passport Section/Civil Registration Department: 8007 2386 & 2220 9100
  • ID Cards Office: 2558 3200
  • Government Information Services: 153
  • Consumer & Competition Department: 8007 4400
  • Education Customer Care: 2598 0000
  • Consumer Affairs: 8007 4400 & 2144 6250
  • Consumer Protection: 2125 0221
  • Malta Competition And Consumer Affairs Authority, Office for  Consumer Affairs: Freephone 8007 4400 & Tel 2395 2000
  • European Consumer Centre Malta: 2122 1901
  • Citizenship Expatriates Affairs: 2590 4800
  • Identity Card Office: 2122 1994
  • Social Security: 2590 3000
  • Social Policy Information Centre (SPIC): 159
  • Cleansing Directorate: Phone freephone no 1718
  • Ombudsman Office, Valletta: 2124 7944
  • Inland Revenue (Government Dept.): 8007 2297 & 2296 2296
  • VAT (Value Added Tax) Office: 8007 4404 & 2149 9330
  • Price Verification Unit: 2569 0311
  • Bulk Refuse Service Collection: 2148 3905, 2152 1333
  • Time Check: 195

Travel between Malta & Gozo

Gozo Channel provides a ferry service between Malta and Gozo:

Travelling between Malta & Sicily

Virtu Ferries provide catamaran services to and from Sicily

  • Reservation and Sales: 2206 9022
  • Administration Offices: 2349 1000
  • Departure Office Malta: 2206 9999

Booking Offices

  • Catania:  +39 095 7031211
  • Pozzallo / Ragusa:  +39 0932 811811
  • Pozzallo:  +39 0932 956099
  • Bari:  +39 080 5789815/6
  • United Kingdom:  +44 (0) 20 82063420
  • France:  +33 4 67656730

Transport

Malta / Gozo ferry service:

  • Gozo Channel Company Limited: 2156 1622
  • Gozo Channel Timetable Enquiries: 2210 9000

Malta International Airport, Luqa:

  • General Administration: 2124 9600 & 2124 9563
  • General Enquiries: 2124 9600
  • Flight Enquiries: 5004 3333 (Each call costs €1.00).

Transport Malta (Government entity):

  • Public Transport: 2122 2203 & 2556 3410

Government Entities

  • Enemalta Emergency: 8007 2224
  • Enemalta Customer Service: 8007 4400
  • Enemalta Electrical Division: 2122 0462 & 2122 1907
  • Enemalta Faults: 2165 1174
  • Enemalta Gas Divisions: 2165 1174 & 2165 1731

(Enemalta is the only power provider for the Maltese islands).

  • Water Services Corporation emergency freephone number: 8007 6400

This number is to be used for lack of water, water leaks both inside and outside buildings, as well as sewage overflows and odours.

(Water Services Corporation is the only potable water provider in Malta and Gozo).

  • ARMS Emergency Service: 8007 2222

Manages the water & electricity billing system for Malta & Gozo

Money - Banks In Malta

Energy

Enemalta Corporation (Government owned):

  • Customer Care: 8007 2224
  • Electrical Power Failure: 2122 3601
  • Petroleum Division: 2165 1431

Water Services Corporation (Government owned):

  • Faults and Bills: 8007 2222
  • Liquigas Malta Limited  (private company): 2165 1661/5

Animal Welfare

  • Animal ambulance: 2590 4132

Natural Trust marine Wildlife Rescue 

  • Animal Welfare Department: 2590 4132 & 9942 2085
  • Emergency Vets Service Malta: 5004 3888

SPCA Homing Services:

  • Floriana, Malta: 2123 4431 & 2123 0468
  • Victoria, Gozo: 2155 3769
  • The Malta Veterinary Association runs an emergency service for small animal Vet 24 hours emergency services: 5250 2000.

Charge per call €5.00 incl. The service can be accessed from all fixed and mobile networks. 

Malta emergency numbers are a must to have when you are in a foreign country away from home.

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