Emergency: 112 Non-emergency: 0900-8844


Contact the Netherlands Police by phone, in a police station, or using a contact form. We do not have email addresses that are available to the general public.

If you are in the Netherlands:


  • Emergency number: 112 (free of charge)
  • Text phone for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing: 0800-8112 (free of charge)

Non-emergency (questions or make an appointment):

  • Local police: 0900-8844*
  • Text phone for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing: 0900-1844*
  • Report Crime Anonymously: 0800-7000 (free of charge)
  • Fill in the police’s contact form, so we can contact you. 

* This number has a base rate of 9.51 cents and 2.8 cents per minute.

Tips for police investigations:

  • The WantedHotline: 0800-6070 (free of charge)
  • National Criminal Intelligence Unit (NCIE): +31 79-3458 999

Police station:

Fill in your location on this page to find the nearest police station.

If you are abroad:

Call us at: +31-343 57 8844

Social media

For non-urgent questions you can also reach us on social media. 
Twitter: @Politie. Facebook: Politie Nederland.

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