Emergency telephone numbers in Sri Lanka

Sir Lankan government has introduced set of Emergency telephone numbers in Sri Lanka. Please check the below list and use.

Toll Free Telephone Numbers

110 – Ambulance
111 – Fire and Rescue
114 – Sri Lankan Army Operational Commander Colombo
15 – Colombo Municipal Council-Operational Unit
116 – Sri Lanka Air Force Emergency Service
118 – National Help Desk (Ministry of Defense)
119 – Police Emergency Service

Telephone area codes according to the district

  • 011 – Colombo
  • 031 – Negombo
  • 038 – Panadura
  • 055 – Badulla
  • 021 – Jaffna
  • 032 – Puttalam
  • 041 – Matara
  • 057 – Bandarawela
  • 023 – Mannar
  • 033 – Gampaha
  • 045 – Ratnapura
  • 063 – Ampara
  • 024 – Vavuniya
  • 034 – Kalutara
  • 047 – Hambantota
  • 065 – Batticaloa
  • 025 – Anuradhapura
  • 035 – Kegalle
  • 051 – Hatton
  • 066 – Matale
  • 026 – Trincomalee
  • 036 – Avissawella
  • 052 – Nuwara Eliya
  • 067 – Kalmunai
  • 027 – Polonnaruwa
  • 037 – Kurunegala
  • 054 – Nawalapitiya
  • 081 – Kandy

Four 4 Digit Telephone Numbers

1900 – Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (Telecommunication complaints)
1901 – Ministry of Power and Energy (Power Interruption complaints)
1905 – Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs
1909 – Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (Check mobile IMEI numbers and confirm)
1910 – Lanka Electricity Company (Power Interruption complaints)
1911 – Department of Examinations
1912 – Sri Lanka Tourism
1918 – Ministry of Higher Education
1919 – Government Information Centre
1920 – Ministry of Agricultural Development and Agrarian Services (Agricultural Information)
1922 – State Mortgage and Investment Bank
*1929 – Ministry of Child Development and Women’s Affairs (Child Help Line)
1933 – Sri Lanka Police Department (CID Operations Unit)
1938 – Ministry of Child Development and Women’s Affairs (Women Help Line)
1939 – National Water Supply & Drainage Board
*1948 – National Authority on Tobacco & Alcohol
1949 – Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited (Lake House)
1954 – Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption
1955 – National Transport Commission
1962 – Department of Immigration and Emigration
1969 – Expressway Emergency
1970 – Department of Pensions
1979 – SriLankan Airlines Ltd.
1984 – National Dangerous Drug Control Board
1987 – Ceylon Electricity Board
1989 – Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment
1990 – Med1 (Pvt) Limited (Emergency Medical Services & Doctor at Home Care)
1991 – Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy

* Toll free numbers

Telecommunication service providers hotline numbers

  • 1212 – Sri Lanka Telecom
  • 0117100100 – Dialog Broadband Networks
  • 1575 – Lanka Bell
  • Mobile Telepone Hotlines
  • 1717 – Mobitel
  • 1727 – Etisalat
  • 1755 – Airtel
  • 1777 – Dialog
  • 1788 – Hutch