Here are the emergency numbers that you should call in Sri Lanka

Toll-free numbers and land lines provide connectivity to all government departments, police emergency, emergency ambulance, public amenities, transportation, shopping complexes, restaurants or even hotels.

Here’s a list of some important numbers to keep by your phone in case you need to make a call in Sri Lanka

For callers outside Sri Lanka, the country code is 0094 Sri Lanka

Dialing code : +94

1. Short Codes Numbers

Who to call in the event of an emergency in Sri Lanka

Emergency Short CodesNumber
Police Emergency and National Help Desk118 / 119
Government Information Center1919
Suwa Seriya Ambulance1990
Ambulance / Fire & rescue110
Tourism Ministry1912
TRCSL – Telecommunication Regulatory Commission1900
Southern Highway Emergency1969
Sri Lanka Air Force Emergency Service116
National Water Supply & Drainage Board1939
National Authority on Tobacco & Alcohol1948
Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment1989

2. Travel Information Numbers

Tourist Police(011) 242 1451
Travel Information Centre(011) 242 6906 / 243 7952
Sri Lanka Tourism(011) 243 7059 / 60
Flight Information – All Airlines(011) 226 3047 / 8
Colombo Fort Railway Station Inquiries(011) 243 4215
Kandy Railway Station Inquiries(081) 222 2271

3. Important Phone Numbers

Central Bank of Sri Lanka(011) 247 7000
National Gem & Jewellery Authority(011) 232 5364
National Museums Department(011) 269 4767
Postal Department(011) 232 8301 / 03
Human Rights Commission(011) 269 4925
Board of Investment of Sri Lanka [BOI](011) 243 4403 / 05

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