Emergency Services







Police: 999

In cases of emergency, you can reach the police by dialling 999 toll-free from any phone in Trinidad and Tobago.


For non-emergency matters, please use the contact information provided for each police station by following the link below.


Police Stations in Trinidad and Tobago

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Fire and Ambulance: 990

You can dial 990 toll-free from any phone in Trinidad and Tobago to reach the Fire Service or Ambulance in cases of emergency.


Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service website

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Reporting Crime: 555

You can dial 555 toll-free from any phone in Trinidad and Tobago to report any criminal activity.  Your call will not be traced and you will not be asked to give your name.

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Coast Guard: 634-4440

You can call the Coast Guard at (868) 634-4440 to report boating emergencies, accidents or missing vessels.  Boaters can contact the Coast Guard on VHF Channel 16 in cases of emergency by repeating the call sign "coast guard control" twice.


Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard website

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Natural Disaster

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM), formerly the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), is responsible for disaster management in Trinidad and Tobago.  You can visit the ODPM website for information on what to do in case of natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes, tsunamis or hurricanes.  You may also contact one of the offices below.  Office telephone lines are manned 24 hours a day, every day.     


ODPM Trinidad Office

4A Orange Grove Road

Trincity, Tacarigua

Trinidad, West Indies

Tel. (868) 640-1285/8905/8653/6493

Fax. (868) 640-8988


Open for public visits:  8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

ODPM Tobago Office

Tobago House of Assembly

Fairfield Building


Tobago, West Indies

Tel. (868) 660-7489

Fax. (868) 660-7657

Open for public visits: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays


Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) website

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