American citizens visiting or residing in The Netherlands should note that the emergency number for the Dutch police, rescue, and fire departments is 1-1-2.
When Americans need emergency assistance from the U.S. Government during regular office hours (8:30 am - 5:00 pm) , they should phone the American Consulate General, Museumplein 19, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, at 020-575-5309.
When Americans need emergency assistance from the U.S. Government outside regular office hours, they should phone 070-310-2209.
This is also the number to call for emergencies during business hours on the last Wednesday of each month when the Consulate General is closed to the public.
The State Department Website is a valuable resource in emergency situations
U.S. Department of State Call Center
The U.S. Department of State also has a call center which provides information on worldwide situations which may effect American Citizens. It also provides general information.
Operators are available Monday through Friday: 8 AM to 8 PM, EST,and during crisis situations: 24 hours a day. From overseas: (Toll call) 001-202-501-4444 / In the U.S.: 1-888-407-4747
For information regarding additional U.S. Citizen Services, such as the Death of a U.S. Citizen, Passport Services, Births and Citizenship Services, Notarial Services, Apostilles, Social Security, Taxes/IRS, Voting and Embassy Registration please refer to the U.S. Consulates Offices in Amsterdam.