How Kidstamps works


Kidstamps is a free postal club (but please enclose a stamp-addressed envelope with your application form in order to receive your gift pack), promoted by the Stamp Active Network, to encourage young stamp collectors in the UK who are interested in taking part in stamp collecting, competitions and quizzes etc. Anyone between the ages of 5 and 19 can join.

Click here for a printer-friendly version of the Kidstamps application form.

Please ensure the form is completed in BLOCK CAPITALS to avoid errors.

Please send the completed application form and a large stamped self-addressed envelope with a large letter stamp for up to 250gm.

Please note the correct postage rate for a large letter up to 250g is currently £2.10 ( second class ) £2.90 ( first class )

Contents may vary from those illustrated above.

Each young collector receives:

  • A starter pack of stamps and accessories
  • Free stamps via our website competitions and newsletters
  • Details of the Stamp Active Competitions and the British Youth Stamp Championships
  • Members receive four vouchers a year that they can redeem for free stamps and first day covers

Membership of KIDSTAMPS is free, but please enclose a stamped-addressed envelope with your application form in order to receive your gift pack.

Donations of thematic stamps and first day covers are welcome to support Kidstamps, either to our postal address or handing in at Stampex or other national events.