Approved Toll Free Providers For 855

Now that 855 toll free area code numbers are expected to be available soon, consumers are looking to get their own 855 number. Here is a list of approved toll free providers:

SMS-GOV.US maintains a list of approved Toll Free Service Providers.  We have compiled the full list below:

APPROVED RESPORGS: In alphabetical order

Hotline Makes Wishes Come True

A toll free number is available for Make-A-Wish Foundation volunteers. A network of more than 25,000 volunteers work with Make-A-Wish Foundation to help kids with life-threatening medical conditions. These volunteers have signed up by calling the toll free phone number and learning how to serve as wish granters, fundraisers, special events assistants and in numerous other capacities. If you would like to volunteer, call 1-800-722-WISH today.

Bill Copies are Required to Port Your Toll Free Number

Recently there have been reports of some rogue toll free companies that claim you don’t need a bill copy, or that if a bill copy is requested you should dispute having to send one.

The bottom line is that phone companies that require bill copies have no liability because they create an environment that has no liabilities; the other “phone companies” create glitches and cause problems.

Read more here.

They Want Their 855 Numbers ASAP

We have had some recent inquiries from people looking to speed up the release of the 855 area code toll free number pool. They want them out for use sooner rather than later. Here is our suggestion: Writing to your federal elected official is one option. The 855 numbers are currently held by the FCC until they are deemed needed for public use. In our opinion, the pool of 855 toll free numbers would be helpful to ease the burden of decreasing available toll free phone numbers and would reduce the illegal hoarding and distribution of these numbers