Writing to Santa?

Send your letter or card to Santa’s official address by Friday 7 December. And don’t forget the stamp.

Get an answer in time for Christmas


Does someone you love have a special wish for Santa? Follow these four steps to get a reply by ChristmasSanta’s very busy this time of year so can’t guarantee he’ll reply. To avoid disappointment post early and include your full name and address.

Use Santa’s official address

To make sure your message gets to Santa at the North Pole, send it to: 

Santa/Father Christmas

Santa’s Grotto




Include your name and address

Please be sure to include your full name and address in your letter so Santa knows where to send his reply.

Add a stamp 

Don’t forget to stick a stamp on your letter or card. You can add an extra festive touch with this year’s Christmas stamps.

Buy Christmas stamps


Post by 7 December

The last date you can post to Santa is Friday 7 December. Don’t miss it. 

Plus, here are the recommended Christmas last posting dates for all UK and overseas mail.

Last posting dates

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Some common questions

How do you mail a letter to Santa?

Address your letter to: Santa/Father Christmas, Santa’s Grotto, Reindeerland, XM4 5HQ.

Make sure you post early – or no later than the last posting date to Santa of Friday 7 December. Include your full name and address and Santa will do his best to reply before Christmas.

Do letters to Santa need a stamp ?

Yes, you’ll need to stick a stamp to the envelope for your card or letter to reach Santa. You can buy Christmas stamps here

Where do letters to Santa go?

They go to the big man himself in the North Pole, of course.