Frequently asked questions

opsommingsteken Urgency services
opsommingsteken Medical services from doctors, dentists and pharmacies during the night and weekend
opsommingsteken Find a place in Antwerp
opsommingsteken Well known places in Antwerp
opsommingsteken Bank offices
opsommingsteken The garbage system of Antwerp City
opsommingsteken Info and City Shops
opsommingsteken District houses
opsommingsteken Container parks
opsommingsteken Shopping in the city
opsommingsteken The Belgian Government

 

Urgency services

Police

For immediate help, call 101

In not urgent situations, call, 24 hours a day, the free blue line 0800 123 12
For dirt on the street, call the free number
0800 93 511

 

Fire ware

For immediate help in case of fire or when you immediately need an ambulance, call 100 or 112
In other situations, call +32 (0)3 248 11 53

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  Medical services from doctors, dentists and pharmacies during the night and weekend

You urgently need a doctor, call 0900 10 512.
Then enter your postcode and you will be connected to a doctor in your neighbourhood.

You live in
 zone 2040 of Berendrecht-Zandvliet-Lillo, call 03 650 52 50.
You live in  zone 2030 of 2180, call 03 650 52 51

More information you can find on the site of  HuisArtsenVereniging Antwerpen Centrum,


You need a dentist during the weekend, call 03
448 02 20
 

You urgently need some medical products, surf to Wachtdienst Apothekers
You 'll find the list of pharmacies open during the night and weekend.

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Well known places in Antwerp

City House  
Great Market  
Cathedral  
Groenplaats  
Boerentoren  
't Eilandje  
Central Station  
Franklin Roosevelt Place  
Sint-Jansplein  
China Town  
't Zuid  
City Park  
King Albert park  
ItaliŽlei  
Frankrijklei  
Britselei  
Amerikalei  

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Bank offices

This list gives you  the most know banks in Belgium.
Each of them offers the possibility for searching the offices in a certain city.

KBC Bank   Fortis Bank   Dexia   ING Belgium   AXA

Bank van de Post   Centea   CityBank  Commerzbank AG   Deutsche Bank

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The garbage system of Antwerp City

In Antwerp you have to separate your garbage. By collecting the garbage selected, recycling becomes possible.

Your garbage is collected in four separated fractions.
For some of them you need to buy special bags from the City of Antwerp

- Paper en carton
- Plastic bottles and flacons, metal packing and mild cartons (PMD) - Blue bags
- Rest from vegetables, fruit and from the garden (GFT) - Green bags
- All the rest -
White bags

You can buy the bags in shops, supermarkets, district houses, city offices and in the City Shop. Mostly they are sold in rolls but in the city locations, you can buy the per peace.

 

A PMD-bag (blue) bag costs  (60 litres) 0,25 EUR,  a small one (15 litres) 0,21 EUR.

A big GFT-bags (green) of 50 litrescost  0,42 EUR.
A white rest-bags of 30
litrescosts 0,50 EUR, one of 60 litres0,74 EUR.

 

Glass, small dangerous garbage (KGA) and great garbage is not collected. You have to bring it to one of the eight container parks.

 

For more information, you always can call the free number 0800 160 80

 

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Info and City Shops

Info shop district Antwerpen 
Lange Gasthuisstraat 21
2000 Antwerpen
tel. 03 201 35 54

    Open: Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 16.30 pm., Thursday until 19.00 pm

Infoshop district Borgerhout 
Moorkensplein 1
2140 Borgerhout-Antwerpen
tel. 03 270 17 17

    Open: Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 16.30 pm., Thursday until 19.00 pm

Infoshop district Hoboken
Kapelstraat 3
2660 Hoboken-Antwerpen
tel. 03 820 30 81

    Open: Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 16.30 pm., Thursday until 19.00 pm

City Shop 
Grote Markt 11
2000 Antwerpen
tel. 03 22 11 333

    Open: Thuesday to Saturday, from 11.00 am to 17.30 pm

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District houses

District Antwerpen (postcode: 2000, 2018, 2020, 2030, 2050, 2060)
Lange Gasthuisstraat 21
2000 Antwerpen
tel. 03 201 34 11
fax 03 201 35 11
district.antwerpen@stad.antwerpen.be

District Berchem 
Grotesteenweg 150
2600 Berchem-Antwerpen
tel. 03 286 40 11
fax 03 286 40 78
district.berchem@stad.antwerpen.be

District Berendrecht-Zandvliet-Lillo
Antwerpsebaan 140
2040 Berendrecht-Antwerpen
tel. 03 568 38 10
fax 03 568 38 11
district.berendrechtzandvlietlillo@stad.antwerpen.be

District Borgerhout
Moorkensplein 1
2140 Borgerhout-Antwerpen
tel. 03 270 17 11
fax 03 236 04 42
district.borgerhout@stad.antwerpen.be 

District Deurne
Maurice Dequeeckerplein 1
2100 Deurne-Antwerpen
tel. 03 360 45 11
fax 03 360 46 90 
district.deurne@stad.antwerpen.be

District Ekeren
Veltwijcklaan 27
2180 Ekeren-Antwerpen
tel. 03 543 29 11
fax 03 543 29 78 
district.ekeren@stad.antwerpen.be

District Hoboken
Marneflaan 3
2660 Hoboken-Antwerpen
tel. 03 820 30 11
fax 03 820 30 55 
district.hoboken@stad.antwerpen.be 

District Merksem
Burgemeester J. Nolfplein 1
2170 Merksem-Antwerpen
tel. 03 641 72 11
fax 03 641 72 92 
district.merksem@stad.antwerpen.be

District Wilrijk
Bist 1
2610 Wilrijk-Antwerpen
tel. 03 820 53 11
fax 03 820 53 10 
district.wilrijk@stad.antwerpen.be

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Container parks

Vroegmarkt

Kielsbroek

2020 Antwerpen

tel. 03 238 63 55

 

Luchtbal

Noorderlaan

2030 Antwerpen

tel. 03 546 48 98

 

Zandvliet

Derdeweg

2040 Zandvliet-Antwerpen

tel. 03 569 16 45

 

Berchem

Arbeidersstraat

2600 Berchem-Antwerpen

tel. 03 230 81 49

 

Borgerhout

Noordersingel

2140 Borgerhout-Antwerpen

tel. 03 272 45 63

 

Deurne

Merksemsesteenweg

2100 Deurne-Antwerpen

tel. 03 325 72 70

 

Wilrijk

Kernenergiestraat

2610 Wilrijk-Antwerpen

tel. 03 825 12 89

 

Hoboken

Smallandlaan

2660 Hoboken-Antwerpen

tel. 03 830 17 26

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Shopping in the city

On the website Bezoek Antwerpen you find an option 'Shopping & Markets' that gives you a good overview of the different shopping area's in Antwerp.

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The Belgian Government

The Belgian government has a compicated structure. Even the people from here hardly understand it.
You can read more about is at the site of the Federal Government.

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