International Pen Friends Online Application Form

You can join International Pen Friends individually or with a friend. If you would like to join with a friend, please complete two application forms.

The printable application form can be found here.

Please complete all fields carefully.

Your details:

Last Name:
First Name:
Address:
City:
Post Code:
State:
Country:
email: *

* Your list of penfriend addresses will be sent to this email address. Your email address will not be disclosed to your potential penfriends, other Club members or to any third parties. See Privacy Policy.

Date of Birth: (Day/Month/Year)
Age:
Gender: Female Male
Marital Status: Single Married
Religion:
Occupation:

Do you require male or female correspondents or both?

Male Female Both

In what languages do you wish to correspond?

English French German Greek Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish

What is your main interest or hobby?

Have you ever been a member of our Club?

Yes No Membership Number, if known:

How or where did you learn about our Club?

Tick whichever items are of general interest to you

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 you would be interested in exchanging

Cards Stamps Souvenirs Dolls Books CDs

Please tick AT LEAST 8 COUNTRIES in which you would like to have penfriends.

(We always try to match country requests, but if there are requests we cannot meet, we will provide you with pen friends from other countries.)

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

Service Fees

Choose a service according to your age £ US$
C1 Service - For one applicant aged 8-14 You will receive a list of 10 penfriend addresses and your address will be given to 14 other Club members. 18€ £16 $25
C2 Service - For two applicants aged 8-14 This service includes an address list of 7 penfriend addresses for both applicants. Each applicant's address will also be given to 14 other Club members. 25€ £22 $35
C3 Service - For one applicant aged 15-20 You will receive a list of 14 penfriend addresses and your address will be given to 14 other Club members. 22€ £19 $30
C4 Service - For two applicants aged 15-20 This service includes an address list of 7 penfriend addresses for both applicants. Each applicant's address will also be given to 14 other Club members. 28€ £25 $40
C5 Service - For one applicant aged 21-60 You will receive a list of 14 penfriend addresses and your address will be given to 14 other Club members. 25€ £22 $35
C6 Service - For two applicants aged 21-60 This service includes an address list of 7 penfriend addresses for both applicants. Each applicant's address will also be given to 14 other Club members. 32€ £28 $45
C7 Service - For one applicant aged over 60 years You will receive a list of 14 penfriend addresses and your address will be given to 14 other Club members. 22€ £19 $30
C8 Service - For two applicants aged over 60 years This service includes an address list of 7 penfriend addresses for both applicants. Each applicant's address will also be given to 14 other Club members. 28€ £25 $40
(The penfriends we will choose for you will be around your own age.)
Additional Services £ US$
DM Service - Subscription for one digital Club Magazine * Online access to the current issue of International Pen Friends' club magazine People & Places. 6€ £6 $7
B1 Service - Booklet on Letter Writing and Penfriend Hints ** International Pen Friends' special booklet containing helpful advice on letter-writing. 5€ £5 $6
* The instructions on how to access the magazine online will be emailed to you so please ensure you have given your correct email address on this form.
** We normally send the list of penfriend addresses by email. However, if you have chosen the B1 service, the booklet will be sent to you by airmail together with the list of penfriend addresses as the booklet is only available in printed form.
If you chose the service C2, C4, C6 or C8, please give the name of the person you are joining with:

Please select your method of payment:

PayPal to the account: payments@ipfworld.com PayPal.me: IPFWorld (opens in a new window)
Paypal
Attention

Please read carefully:

You will NOT be automatically redirected to the PayPal website. To make the payment, please click on the Paypal.me link above to pay through PayPal. Alternatively, 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 payments@ipfworld.com 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 *)

*) Bank transfers can also be made from outside the Euro zone but your bank may charge you a fee for this.

If the application fee is being paid by a person other than the applicant, please give the applicant's name in the message field when making the payment so that we can associate the payment with the correct person.

There is no need to send us a receipt of the payment. Your application form will be sent for processing as soon as the payment is cleared.

Cash notes (no coins please!) by mail to:

Please see the Service Fees section for more details. List of currencies we accept.

You are welcome to submit the application form online and send the fee in the mail if none of the electronic payment methods are suitable for you. Please remember to enclose a note with your name and address so that the payment can be associated with your application.

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We also accept International Reply Coupons (IRC) that can be purchased at the post office. Please use the following conversion rate: 1 IRC = 1.60 EUR. Please send the IRCs to the address shown above.

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

Important! Please check all details are correct before submitting the application!

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