What is Postcrossing?

It's a project that allows you to send postcards and receive postcards back from random people around the world. That's real postcards, not electronic! Learn more.

How does it work?

  1. Request an address and a Postcard ID
  2. Mail a postcard to that address
  3. Receive a postcard from another postcrosser!
  4. Register the Postcard ID you have received
  5. Go to number 1 to receive more postcards!

Our happy members


“Due to Postcrossing I've a many new friends. I always liked to travel. Thanks to postcards I get to know the world. Thanks to me many people get to now about my country - about Belarus!”

Elena, Belarus, employee of post-office
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What is happening now?

Postcrossing in numbers

  • icon800,497 members
  • icon207 countries
  • icon59,324,133 postcards received
  • icon734 received in the last hour
  • icon400,060 postcards traveling
  • icon186,318,692,904 miles traveled
  • icon7,482,243 laps around the world