Important phone numbers

These phone numbers can be good to note down and keep in your wallet when you are in Sweden.
Ambulance helicopter. Photo: Johan Eklund/MSB.

112 – Emergencies

Call 112 in case of emergencies, such as urgent medical conditions, active crimes or fires. You can also reach the air, sea and mountain rescue, as well as on-call priests and the poisons information hotline. Only call 112 in emergency situations. If you have non-urgent questions, use one of the phone numbers listed below. For more information, go to SOS Alarm.

113 13 – Information number in case of accidents and crises

Call 113 13 for information about major accidents and crises in Sweden. If calling from abroad or from foreign cell phones in Sweden, call +46 77 33 113 13.

114 14 – Police number for non-urgent matters

Call 114 14 for all non-urgent police matters, such as providing information or reporting crimes that are not ongoing. If you are calling from abroad or from a foreign mobile in Sweden, call +46 77 114 14 00. Information in English about the Swedish police.

1177 – Healthcare advice

Call 1177 for non-urgent healthcare issues. Operators answer your questions about illness or healthcare, and provide information about where you can find the nearest clinic. You can get information in some other languages during certain hours of the day. If you are calling from abroad or from a foreign mobile in Sweden, call +46 771 1177 00. For more information in English about Swedish healthcare, go to 1177 Vårdguiden.

Other helplines

Teletal – 020-22 11 44

You can use Teletal ("Tele speech") if you need help with making telephone calls. It is a service that provides help with and support during telephone calls. Teletal's services are free of charge.

Texttelefoni - 020-600 650

Those who want to use text will get help communicating with someone who is talking on the phone. You can get help in Swedish, English and Braille.

Bildtelefoni - 020-28 00 20

Bildtelefoni ("Picture telephony") mediates conversations between spoken Swedish and Swedish sign language or Braille. You do not need a videophone to use the service.

On-call priest of the Church of Sweden – 112

Call 112 and ask them to connect you to the on-call priest. The Church can also be reached via the Church of Sweden's chat or by sending a digital letter to the on-call priest.

Jourhavande medmänniska – 08-702 16 80

You can call the on-call support line Jourhavande medmänniska every night between 9 pm and 6 am.

BRIS support line for children – 116 111

Open 24 hours a day. You can also chat with BRIS.

BRIS advice line for adults with concerns affecting children – 077-150 50 50

Support and information on issues relating to children. Open Monday–Friday 9 am–12 pm.

Föräldralinjen – 020-85 20 00

If you are worried about your child or a child close to you. The parental helpline Föräldralinjen is run by the organisation Mind and is open Monday–Friday 10 am–3 pm, and Thursdays 7 pm–9 pm.

Kvinnofridslinjen – 020-50 50 50

Kvinnofridslinjen is a national helpline for women who have been subjected to physical, psychological or sexual violence.

Äldrelinjen – 020-22 22 33

A support line for people over 65 years of age who need someone to talk to. Äldrelinjen is run by the organisation Mind and is open Monday–Friday 8 am–7 pm and weekends 10 am–4 pm.

Självmordslinjen – 90101

You can talk to someone on the suicide crisis line Självmordslinjen if you are thinking about taking your own life or have a loved one with such thoughts. You can also reach them via Självmordslinjen's chat. Självmordslinjen is run by the organisation Mind.