Global Penfriends

Find Snail mail and internet friends from around the world. Safe, secure and family friendly.

Find new International Friends

Our penpals are from all over the world, interested in new friendships, exchanging culture, learning a language, travel and education. Our snail mail members enjoy exchanging Letters, Postcards, Mail-Art, Candy and much more. Global Penfriends is a family friendly, secure place to meet new pen pals. All ages are welcome (School age to Seniors) Correspond by old fashioned snail mail or internet.

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Your profile describes you and your penpal preferences.

Find a Penpal

Search Global Penfriends to find the right penpals.

Start Writing

Correspond with your penpals via our secure online messaging system or start sending letters to your penpal by post and become snail mail pen pals.

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International friendship by Post or Internet

Global Penfriends has been connecting Penpals by post and internet for over 25 years. Start writing a letter or send a message to a new friend today.

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Popular Penpal Groups

Members can select penpals based on common interests such as, international friendship, snail mail exchange, language partner, travel friends, candy swaps, mail art, parcel exchange, postcard exchange.

What our members say

I have used multiple pen pal websites but Global Penfriends has the best layout and system to connect people with their ideal pen pals. Since I could customize my searches down the the small details, I was able to find friends in several countries who share similar interests and goals with me, and it was easy to keep track of our messages and letters. This site is a secure and user-friendly place to meet interesting and kind people from all over the world. Just have an open mind and you’re sure to find wonderful pen pals.

Penpal MaVieEnRose

18 (Female)

It is a pleasure to make friends with foreign friends..I also like to study foreign languages.I also like to know the culture of foreign countries. Thank you Global Penfriends

Penpal Randi

20 (Female)

After searching for a way to start penpals again, I finally found Global Penfriends and I love how everything is put together and how easy it is to connect to people!

Penpal Mimi27

34 (Female)

I found my best friend through this site and we've been friends for more than 3 years now. I'm so lucky to find her in this website. It doesn't matter that we are almost 5000 miles apart.

Penpal Ivy-writer

16 (Female)

Great site, good for meeting new people worldwide. appreciate the time that's put in by those vetting everyone.

Penpal BlondieG

48 (Female)

This is a great way to meet new friends. I love writing letters and learning about different cultures.

Penpal vhaz6751

73 (Female)

I have found friends that I have loved communicating with and learning about them and their countries and cultures.

Penpal Blueme60

60 (Female)

I made friends here, established friendly and warm relationships, which because of you people's efforts, Vielen Danke


18 (Female)

This site has allowed me to find true friends, and to get back to myself by sitting down at a desk writing letters by hand (away from screens). It must be very well run because I've had contact with lots of people and there's never been any scams or disturbance.

Penpal Inthenorthsea

39 (Female)

This is very good website. We can meet new friends from different countries. I think this is very good good

Penpal Hasi926

12 (Female)