International Pen Friends (IPF)®

Online Application Form for Student Service

We will send the list of addresses of penfriends to the person in charge. The name and home address of each student will also be passed to 10 other club members during the year.

Please Note: To participate in the service for youth groups a minimum of 10 students must be enrolled.

The printable application form can be found here.

Please complete all fields carefully.

Contact details:

Full Name of Teacher: * person in charge
Class, Reference or Grade:
Name of School:
School Address:
Post Code:
Teacher's email:
Your email address will not be disclosed to a third party. See Privacy Policy.

Do your students require male or female correspondents or both?

Male Female Both

How or where did you learn about our Club?

Tick whichever items are of general interest to your students

Animals Antiques Art Astrology Camping Cars Chess Computers Cooking Crafts Dancing Environment Exchange Holidays Farming Fashion Fishing Gardening Genealogy Health & Fitness History Internet Languages Literature Movies Music Philately Philosophy Photography Reading Religion Science Social Work Sport Theatre Travel Writing

Tick any items your students would be interested in exchanging

Cards Stamps Souvenirs Books

Please tick AT LEAST 8 COUNTRIES in which your students would like to have pen friends.*

Algeria Angola Egypt Kenya South Africa Uganda Africa General Indian Ocean Islands General
Argentina Brazil Canada Caribbean Colombia Mexico Peru USA South & Central America General
Australia China India Indonesia Japan Korea Malaysia New Zealand Philippines Singapore Taiwan Thailand Asia General Pacific Islands General
Austria Belgium Denmark Finland France Germany Greece Holland Iceland Ireland Italy Malta Norway Portugal Spain Sweden Switzerland England Scotland Wales Western Europe General
Albania Bulgaria Croatia Czech Republic Estonia Hungary Latvia Lithuania Poland Romania Russia Slovakia Ukraine CIS Eastern Europe General
Iran Israel Saudi Arabia Turkey Middle East General

*Special Notes: Although we have student members in many countries, they may not all be able to correspond in your language. For example, a very young Danish student may not be able to correspond in English. We always try to match country requests, but there may also be other countries on the pen friend lists.

Student Details

Please complete the sections below in respect of each student. It is important that the correct year of birth and home address is stated in each instance. If you wish to enrol more students than the minimum of 10, please copy the sections as many times as needed.

Service Fees

The service fee per student is 5 € (or £4.50 or US$ 6 or equivalent in any currency).

Please enter the total number of students you wish to enrol: (Please Note: To participate in the group service a minimum of 10 students must be enrolled.)
Tick any additional services required: £ US$
DM Service - Subscription for one Digital Magazine 7€ £6 $8
B1 - Booklet on Letter Writing and Penfriend Hints (a pdf file) 6€ £5 $7

Please select your method of payment:

PayPal to the account:


Please read carefully:

You will NOT be automatically redirected to the PayPal website. To make the payment, please log in to your PayPal account ⟹ click "Pay or send payments" ⟹ choose the "Pay for goods or services" icon ⟹ give the recipient's email as and enter the correct amount for the service(s) required in the currency you wish to pay in. To complete the transaction, please click "Send Payments Now" and you are done.

If the payment is being made with another person's Paypal account, please give the applicant's name in the "Add a note" section so that the payment can be associated with the correct application form. Thank you!

Euro Bank Transfer through: (Euro zone only *)
Cash notes (no coins please!) by mail to:
*) Bank transfers can be made from outside the Euro zone but your bank may charge you a fee for this.
Please see the Service Fees section for more details. List of currencies we accept.

We regret we cannot accept Cheques or Money Orders due to the high cost of cashing them.

Important: Please check your address details are correct before submitting the application!

P.S. We apologise we cannot process applications received without payment.