What are adminstration charges?

Fees/ or charges that are added or presented to you for providing a service; this is normally an additional service that you required which costs the company which is providing you with the service additional money. By charging the customer "administration charges" they can recover some or all of the costs that they have incurred.

For example:

Banks may charge administration charged for providing you with a letter of reference.

A removal company may charge administration charges for clearing your goods through customs.