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Application Form - International Pen Friends

Please print out this form and return with your admission fee to:
International Pen Friends, Virpi Taivassalo, Meesakatu 2 C 78, 33400 Tampere, Finland

You can join International Pen Friends individually or with a friend. If joining with a friend, please complete two application forms. Upon joining IPF you will be provided with a list of addresses of penfriends who have been individually matched according to your age group, hobbies and interests. Your address will also be passed on to 14 other members of the club during your membership of 12 months. Please allow approximately 4 weeks for the return of the penfriend list.

PLEASE WRITE CLEARLY
Surname: ______________________ First Name: ___________________  Date of Birth: ____________
Address: ____________________________________________________  Age this year: ___________
____________________________________________________________  Male/Female:____________
City: __________________________ Post/Zip Code: ________________   Married/Single: __________
Country: _______________________ Religion: _____________________   Occupation: ____________
E-mail *: ____________________________________________________
Office Use Only: Membership Number: 8456_______________________
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? ______ Membership Number, if known: ________________
How or where did you learn about our Club? ___________________________________
Underline 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
Exchange of Articles: Cards, stamps, souvenirs, dolls, books, CDs
Please underline AT LEAST 8 COUNTRIES in which you would like to have pen friends.
(We will 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, France, Finland, 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

Tick Services Required:
[ ] C1 Service - For one applicant aged 8-14 ....................................... 16€ £15 $25
[ ] C2 Service - For two applicants aged 8-14...................................... 22€ £20 $35
[ ] C3 Service - For one applicant aged 15-20...................................... 20€ £17 $30
[ ] C4 Service - For two applicants aged 15-20.................................... 25€ £22 $40
[ ] C5 Service - For one applicant aged 21-60...................................... 24€ £20 $35
[ ] C6 Service - For two applicants aged 21-60.................................... 30€ £25 $45
[ ] C7 Service - For one applicant aged over 60 years.......................... 20€ £17 $30
[ ] C8 Service - For two applicants aged over 60 years......................... 25€ £22 $40
[ ] DM Service - Subscription for one digital Club Magazine * ................. 6€ £6 $7
[ ] B1 Service - Booklet on Letter Writing and Penfriend Hints............... 5€ £5 $6
     * Please be sure to give your email address to receive instructions on how to access the magazine online.
The service fee should be paid by: Cash Notes or Euro Bank Transfer through Nordea Bank Finland Plc IBAN: FI2523622100048671 BIC/SWIFT: NDEAFIHH to Virpi Taivassalo. You can also pay by PayPal (https://www.paypal.com) to the account: payments@ipfworld.com. Please note: We cannot accept cheques or money orders as a method of payment.
Thank you for joining our Club!