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UK Virtual Phone Numbers

Connect with British customers through cloud-based UK phone numbers
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  • UK virtual phone number format
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United Kingdom Virtual Phone Numbers for Business

Getting a UK virtual phone number when planning to expand a business to the UK or launch a new business in the UK can be the saving grace for a company with a tight budget by helping the business to access tools, access counsel in the UK, and build cross-border communications.

Buy UK Virtual Numbers

United World Telecom is the #1 most trusted provider of UK virtual phone numbers to businesses that want to expand operations in the UK. With these numbers, you do not need to move or open field offices to maintain connections. You can contact local customers and clients through virtual or VoIP calling.

Types of UK Numbers That We Provide:

  • UK National Numbers are available with the following prefixes: (330), (345) , (843), (845), and (870).
  • UK Geographic Numbers are available for almost all cities in the UK. Most of these numbers also have SMS capabilities.
  • Mobile UK Numbers are capable of receiving SMS. However, the SMS feature is limited to peer-to-peer messages. It does not work with WhatsApp or OTP verification codes.
  • UK Toll Free Numbers or Freephone Numbers start with (0800) and (0808). These numbers are free to call from within the UK.

How Much Does a UK Virtual Number Cost?

United World Telecom’s UK virtual numbers start from as low as $7.95 per month. For plans with more monthly minutes include, browse through our 5 virtual phone number plans once you select the number you want.

UK Phone Number Format

Geographic numbers with 4-digit area codes generally have a 6-digit subscriber number. These numbers begin with a trunk code (0) or the dialing code (+44), followed by the area code, and the subscriber number.

UK number format:(+44 / 0) (area code) (xxxx-xxxx)

How Long Does it Take to Get a UK Virtual Phone Number?

We have a large inventory of UK virtual numbers such as national, mobile, toll-free, and geographic numbers. Available numbers can be quickly activated once documentation is verified. Numbers that will be provided on activation may take up to 2 days or more.

Telephone Numbers in the United Kingdom

Ofcom is the independent regulator for UK communication. You can get a variety of UK telephone numbers depending on your needs.

VoIP Numbers

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You can get UK VoIP numbers with codes 333, 345, 843, 845, and 870 from United World Telecom.

Geographic Area Codes

United World Telecom offers geographic numbers for the following UK cities:

  • Aberdeen (1224)
  • Aberfeldy (1887)
  • Abergavenny (1873)
  • Abingdon (1235)
  • Abington (1864)
  • Aboyne (1339)
  • Aldershot (1252)
  • Arrochar (1301)
  • Cambridge (1223)
  • Glasgow (1418)
  • Kettering (1536)
  • London (203) and (208)
  • Manchester (1617) and (1618)
  • York (1904)

We also offer UK local numbers with SMS capabilities for the other major cities within the country. However, the SMS service is not compatible with WhatsApp or verification codes.

Telecommunications in the United Kingdom

The UK telecom scene has greatly evolved with fixed lines, fourth-generation mobile networks, and more. Major telecom providers currently are BT, Vodafone, EE, Three UK, O2, and Virgin. United World Telecom has been offering reliable virtual phone numbers to businesses trying to expand to the UK. Get your UK virtual number today or speak with an expert to learn more.

How to Buy a UK Virtual Phone Number?

You can buy a UK phone number from Global Call Forwarding in two ways:

To purchase your numbers online, follow these steps:

  1. Visit our Pricing page.
  2. Select your new number from the left dialog box.
  3. Choose United Kingdom, type of number, prefix, and number available.
  4. Then, enter the necessary information in the right dialog box to have your calls forwarded.
  5. Note: You can forward calls to any location or VoIP/SIP system.
  6. Click on View Rates and choose from our five different plans.
  7. Add premium services, if desired. We offer Call Recording, Outbound Calling, Voicemail Transcription, and Rollover Minutes.
  8. Submit your order and wait for your service to be activated.
How to get a virtual UK phone number.

The process of getting a virtual UK phone number is easy with United World Telecom. It's a simple process that can be completed in just a few steps. You can buy a UK phone number directly on our website. Once your phone number is activated, you can start making and receiving calls.

United Kingdom (UK) virtual phone numbers start from $7.95 per month. We offer 5 plans with included minutes and an additional per-minute rate. All service plans are month-to-month with no commitment.

+44 is the country code for the United Kingdom. UK phone numbers are typically 8 digits long, plus the area code. An example number format for a UK London number is +44 (020) 4xxx xxxx.

The ordering requirements to get a UK phone number are less strict compared to other countries. In some cases, we might request a copy of your business registration and other KYC documents.

Getting a UK virtual phone number is a very fast and easy process. Once your documentation is approved, your UK phone number will be activated in around 1 business day.

We can provide toll-free, mobile, geographic, and non-geographic phone numbers in the United Kingdom. Toll-free numbers are free to call from within the country, but can only be reached in the UK. Geographic, non-geographic, and mobile UK numbers can be dialed from anywhere in the world.

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