International Pen Friends










About IPF


The biggest and longest established

pen friend organisation in the world


Our club was established in 1967 and since that time we have processed about 3 million application forms and provided penfriendship to persons on 5 continent. Currently we have about 100.000 active members in 192 countries.

Our commitment and service has led us being recognised as the greatest pen friend organisation in the world.


In 2001 IPF’s  founder Neil O’Donnel retired and forwarded the presidency to the former Australian coordinator Julie Delbridge. With her the Head office moved to Victoria, Australia. There all application forms are processed to ensure you get the best fitting pals matched out of our worldwide contact pool.

Besides, IPF comprises about 400 local agents worldwide who you can contact in your own particular language and in English.


Pen Friends from 8-80 years