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International Pen Friends - Application Form
If you would prefer to fill out the Online Application Form, please click here

Click here to download a pdf copy of the application form, or print the application form below

Please return the application form with your admission fee to:
Julie Delbridge, International Pen Friends, PO Box 430, Paynesville VIC 3880, Australia

You can join International Pen Friends individually or with a friend. Details of membership services are listed below. If you would like to join with a friend, please complete two application forms. Upon joining IPF you will be provided with a list of names and addresses of pen friends who have been individually matched according to your age group, hobbies and interests.Your name and address will also be passed on to 14 other members of the club during your 12 month membership period. Please allow approximately 4 weeks for the return of the pen friend list.


PLEASE WRITE CLEARLY
Last Name: ................................  First Name: .......................................  Email Address: ..........................................
Address: ....................................................................................................................................................................
.................................................................................................................................................................................
City/Suburb: ........................................  State: .......... Zip/Postcode: ...........  Country: ........................................
Male / Female ........ Year of Birth: ......... Age this Year: ........ Married / Single ........
Religion:  .........................................................................  Occupation: .................................................................
Please sign to confirm that the information you have provided is correct. If you are under 18 years of age,
please have a parent or guardian sign on your behalf: 
.................................................................
Office Use Only: Membership Number: 2029 ........................................

Do you require male or female correspondents, or both? .................................
In what languages do you wish to correspond? ...........................................
What is your main interest or hobby? ....................................................
Have you ever been a member of our club? ..............................................
How or where did you learn about our club? .................................................

Underline whichever items are of general interest to you: art, animals, antiques, camping,chess, crafts, dancing, exchange holidays, fishing, frank discussion, gardening, history, literature, languages, music, philately, photography, religious discussion, reading, science, social work, sport, theatre,travel, writing, computer science.
Exchange of Articles: Cards, Stamps Souvenirs, Dolls, Tapes, Books, CDs.

Underline the countries in which you would like to have pen friends: (YOU MUST SELECT AT LEAST 8 COUNTRIES). We will always try to match country requests, but if there are requests we cannot meet, we will provide pen friends from other countries.
AFRICA: Algeria, Kenya, Uganda, Egypt, South Africa, Africa (General). THE AMERICAS: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Caribbean, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, USA, South/Central America (General). AUSTRALASIA: Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, China, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Asia (General), Pacific Islands. WEST EUROPE:Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Holland, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, England, Scotland, Wales, Other West European Countries.EAST EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine. MIDDLE EAST: Israel, Saudi Arabia, Gulf States, Middle East (General).


ADMISSION FEES

Please pay using the currency rate shown below for the region you live in. If you don't live in one of the regions, please pay using the Euro rate. We can also accept Scandinavian currencies, Swiss Francs, Canadian dollars, New Zealand dollars, PNG Kina, Fiji dollars and Chinese RMB. If you would like to pay using one of those currencies, please convert the currency against the Euro rate, or against the currency shown below for the region you live in [check the universal currency converter].

Payment in Australian Dollars includes GST for residents of Australia (ABN 80 070 592 343)

 

Aus / NZ/ Pacific

Japan/Asia

Europe

UK

USA/ Canada

 Tick Service Required

Australian $

Japanese ¥

Euro

£

US $

 

 C1 Service - For one person aged 8 - 14
 
(One list of 10 names and addresses)

AUD $28

¥2,000

16

£15

US $25

 

 C2 Service - For two people aged 8 - 14
 
(Two lists of 7 names and addresses)

AUD $38

¥3,000

22

£20

US $35

 

 C3 Service - For one person aged 15 - 20
 
(One list of 14 names and addresses)

AUD $32

¥3,000

20

£17

US $30

 

 C4 Service - For two people aged 15 - 20
 (Two lists of 7 names and addresses)

AUD $42

¥4,000

25

£22

US $40

 

 C5 Service - For one person aged 21 - 60
 (One list of 14 names and addresses)

AUD $38

¥4,000

24

£20

US $35

 

 C6 Service - For two people aged 21 - 60
 (Two lists of 7 names and addresses) 

AUD $48

¥5,000

30

£25

US $45

 

 C7 Service - For one person over 60
 
(One list of 14 names and addresses)

AUD $32

¥3,000

20

£17

US $30

 

 C8 Service - For two people over 60
 (Two lists of 7 names and addresses)

AUD $42

¥4,000

25

£22

US $40

 

 M2 Service - One issue of People & Places Magazine

AUD $12

¥1,500

10

£ 8

US $12

 

 B1 Service - Letter Writing Booklet

AUD $ 6

¥1,000

5

£ 5

US $6

Select Method of Payment (applications without payment cannot be processed)

 

PayPal to IPF's Paypal account: penpals@ozemail.com.au (click here to pay with PayPal)

 

Direct Deposit into IPF's bank account: Bank: Westpac Branch: 73 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia, IBA  Number: WPAC AU2S, BSB Number: 032 573, Account Number: 159 103, Account Name: International Pen Friends. Please fax, email or mail deposit receipt details to IPF.
  By mail to IPF's Head Office postal address: Julie Delbridge, International Pen Friends, PO Box 430, Paynesville, VIC 3880, Australia. Cash notes (no coins), or personal cheque, or bank draft / cheque, or International Money Order (US$ postal money orders cannot be accepted), or Australian Money Order (only available in Australia), made payable to International Pen Friends. The bank fee for depositing foreign cheques and money orders is now extremely high. As a result, it is no longer feasible for IPF to absorb the cost of the banking fee and we have to ask you to please add £15, 18 euro, US$25, CAN$25 or 2000 yen to the total amount of your payment if you are sending a foreign cheque or International Money Order. Payments made in Cash, by PayPal, Western Union or Australian dollars do not require the extra fee. One payment for total amount. We cannot accept coins.

 

Western Union Money Transfer. Payable to Julie Delbridge, 20 View Street, Paynesville, VIC 3880, Australia. Please confirm payment date, amount and Money Control Number (Western Union require payments to be made to an individual's name, not an organisation's name).

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