No one wants to think about an emergency situation, but it's better to face that possibility than to be caught unprepared. Whether you are a resident or visitor, the best time to prepare for an emergency is before it happens, so we have put together a list of important phone numbers so you will have them at the ready when you need them.
Emergency Phone Numbers
Police and Fire Services:
Dial 066 from any standard landline (all home and office phones, phone booths, etc).
Dial 080 from Mexican cell phones. (Dialing 080 will NOT work from U.S., Canadian, or European cell phones).
To report suspicious activity or crime in the Lakeside area 555-3462541.
For Ambulance Services & Hospitals
Red Cross Emergency (English spoken) 065
Red Cross Ambulance 376 765 2308
IMSS in Chapala 376 7652240
Clinica Ajijic 376 766 0500
Fire Department and Civil Defense 066
Fire station 376 766 3615
US Consulate 33 326 82200
Passport and citizen services 33 326 82100
Canadian consulate 33 367 14740
Credit Card Companies:
Mastercard – 01-800-366-3100
Visa – 01-800-706-6600
Other Important Phone Numbers
SVT State Traffic Police 765-4747
Chapala Police Dept 765-4444 (traffic accidents)
Civil Protection-Fire Dept 766-5252 or 766-3615 (Flooding, avalanches)
Chapala Plaza Taxi 376 765 3511
Ajijic Plaza Taxi 376 7660674