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Emergency SMS Service

The emergencySMS service lets deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people in the UK send an SMS text message to the UK 999 service where it will be passed to the police, ambulance, fire rescue, or coastguard.

Simply by sending an SMS message to 999 you can call for help and the emergency services will be able to reply to you.

You will need to register your mobile phone online with the emergencySMS service in order to use the emergency service.

Telephone: 999

Register your phone to send emergency texts to 999

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Textphone: Send the word 'register' in an SMS message to 999

Textphone: Send the word 'register' in an SMS message to 999

Cost: Free

Last updated: December 10, 2018

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