What is UK Access Charge and Service Charge (for UK 08 numbers) The cost of calling UK service numbers beginning with 084, 087, 09 and 118 from within the UK is made up of two parts: An access charge: This part of the call charge goes to your phone company, charged as pence per minute. They will tell you how much the access charge will be for calls to service numbers. It will be made clear on bills and when you take out a contract. A service charge: This is the rest of the call charge. The organisation you are calling decides this, and will tell you how much it is. Ofcom states the service charge for calls to 084 numbers can be between 0p and 7p per minute. Ofcom states the service charge for calls to 087 numbers can be between 0p and 13p per minute. We provide the following UK 08 numbers ranges with service charges; 0844445.. Service charge 7 pence per min 0844487.. Service charge 6 pence per min 0870489.. Service charge 10 pence per min Ofcom, the UK regulator, instigated these changes from 1 July 2015. more information can be got from their site http://www.ukcalling.info/ See also: What is a UK 0844 number ? What is a UK 0870 number ?