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Country Specific SIM For The United Kingdom (Virgin Mobile)

This Virgin Mobile SIM Card For The UK Includes:

A Virgin Mobile SIM card to fit your phone
$6 starter airtime credit
Free incoming calls
A local phone number while in the UK
No yearly contract, monthly charges or credit check
SMS (text messaging)

Domestic Rates:

Domestic rates for England and throughout the UK are per minute for outgoing calls within the UK (while you are in the UK). All incoming calls are free, regardless of where they originate.

Mobiles from other network operators


National Toll Rate numbers


Local Toll Rate numbers




Customer Service via 789


Text messages to Virgin Mobiles within the UK


Text messages to mobiles on other UK networks


International Rates:

International rates are per minute for international outgoing calls within UK from your UK SIM card while you are in UK. All incoming calls, regardless of where they originate, are free with your Virgin Mobile UK SIM card.

The Republic of Ireland / Island of Man


USA and Canada, Australia and New Zealand


Europe, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan


Rest of the world


International text messages

20p per msg

Activation Instructions:

Your cell phone number will be dynamically assigned to your cellular phone once you arrive by simply following the instructions outlined below:

Be sure that battery is charged
Turn on your phone
Set you cell phone to the GSM 900/1800 frequency (as needed)
Insert the UK Virgin mobile SIM chip into the cellular phone *
Enter PIN code
Start calling **

Customer service with your UK Virgin Mobile SIM card is available 24/7 simply by dialing 789 from the cell phone or 08456000 789 from a landline.

* You will need to snap out the thumbnail sized UK SIM card along the perforated edge of its holder and then insert the UK SIM card into your international cell phone with the gold contacts of the UK SIM card facing the metal contacts of your international cellular phone.

** When calling overseas from the United States to your UK cellular phone number callers will need to dial 011 followed by the country code 44 and then your UK cell phone number, omitting the first 0 (zero). To call abroad from your UK cell phone simply dial 00 followed by the country code and phone number. To call InTouch Smartcards you would dial 0017032227161.

Adding Credit:

From time to time, your prepaid UK Virgin Mobile SIM card may need to be recharged with airtime credit. In order to credit your UK Virgin Mobile SIM card with additional airtime, simply

1. Purchase a Virgin Mobile airtime (Top-up card) voucher from a Kiosk or authorized Virgin dealer.

2. Scratch off the gray panel to reveal your airtime top-up pin code.

3. Phone 789 (free) from your phone and follow the instructions.

To add airtime to your UK Virgin Mobile SIM, you can also register you credit card by dialing 789 from your GSM cellphone. You can check your balance anytime while in the UK for free by dialing 798 from your cell phone.

Service Life:

The Virgin Mobile SIM card is valid for a period of 180 days from activation (when you arrive in the UK or 90 days from the last time you added talk time (whichever is later).

If you will also be travelling to other countries and are looking for global SIM cards that have world-wide coverage, check our Monaco Plus and United WorldWide Prepaid GSM SIM cards that work in over 80 countries with NO roaming charges!

Click Here to purchase the Virgin Mobile UK SIM Card.

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