The following list of Chiang Mai Emergency Numbers will help you deal with most emergency situations you may find yourself involved in while here on holiday.
Chiang Mai has well equipped emergency services and world class medical facilities. In addition to the normal Police, Chiang Mai also has a Tourist Police section with officers speaking English, as well as some other languages, who are available 24 hours a day.
If you should experience an emergency which you cannot deal with by yourself or are involved in an accident, the important thing to remember is not to panic. Stay calm and call the relevant emergency number.
If you are not sure which number to call, Chiang Mai has an Emergency Help number, 191, who will pass on your call to the correct service. Government Offices in Chiang Mai are open from 8:30am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.
Also, please remember to make copies of your passport and put one copy in each of your bags and an extra one in your money belt. You do have a money belt....don't you? I sincerely hope you don't need any of these, but if you do here's the list. Marie (nannyre)
Emergency Help 191
Tourist Police 1155, 1699
Main Police Station 053-276 040, 053-276 458
Traffic Accident Police 1193
Ambulance Police 199
Ambulance Service 1669
Vehicle Theft Police 1192
Water Problems 053-233479
Electricity Problems 053-241226, 053-241777
Telephone Problems 17
Chiang Mai Immigration 053-851356-8
Samaritans 02-7136791 (Eng. 24hr.) 053-225977 (7pm-10pm)
Chiang Mai Int. Alcoholics Anonymous 082-1862518
Mastercard Problem 001-800-11-8870663 (Toll Free)
Visa Card Problem 001-800-11-5350660 (Toll Free)
American Express Problem 02-2735544, 02-2735522 (after 8pm)
International Telephone Operator 100
Directory Enquiries 1133