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Buying Postage Stamps Online: Philatelic Bureaux And Postal Administrations

Updated on August 10, 2014

Postal Administrations Of The World / Buying Postage Stamps New Issues Online

Buying postage stamps online is easy. Most postal administrations and philatelic bureaux have online stores. If you are a stamp collector, one of the best ways to buy the newly-issued postage stamps at face value is to do business directly with the country's postal administration. Many of them have online philatelic bureaux where you can either register for a standing order or buy postage stamps online. I am offering you a list of the world's postal administrations with links to their online shop. This should be useful if you are looking to buy postage stamps online. If you have any questions, you can ask in the guestbook at the bottom of this page.

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About This Postal Authorities Of The World Page

I have take time to read and gather all the information you need on each and every philatelic bureau, so you don't need to waste time trying to figure out if these site have or not a shopping cart with credit card checkout! All links goes directly to the philatelic service page of these postal administration. No need to blindly click around to try finding the correct page!

Some offer an English version of their original site making it easier to order, some don't. When available I am linking to the English version. For the other pages in foreign language you do like I do to place orders: use Google Chrome browser with built-in translator!.

The stamps featured on this page are either from my own collection or some of them may be available in my store

How To Search This Page For A Philatelic Bureau:

Ctrl F will bring your browser search box so you can type in the country name (in English) you are looking for. Or just browse this page.

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Important Tip When Buying Postage Stamps Online

Most orders from the postal administrations will come with custom declaration so depending on your country's law you may be subject to taxes.

Aland stamps
Aland stamps

Aland post

Aaland Posten

Stamps, coins and collectibles. Including Christmas seals and Christmas decorations. No minimum order, but expect a 2.00 euros handling fee for order smaller than 20 euros. Site in English works well.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: 1 euro (2 euros extra on order below 20 euros).

Aland Post online store

Albania postal administration
Albania postal administration

Albania

Posta Shqiptare

The Albanian postal service website has been down for quite some time now. I will update whenever it is back online..if ever.

Algeria stamps
Algeria stamps

Algeria postal administration

Site in French only. No online store, but you can see the latest Algeria stamps. No way to register for standing order either.

Algeria Post online store

Argentina postal administration
Argentina postal administration

Argentina philatelic bureau

No online store, but you can see the latest stamp issue. There is a contact form you can use and ask about buying Argentina stamps. Website in Spanish.

Argentina Post

Australia Post
Australia Post

Australia

Australia Post

Stamps, coins and collectibles. Including Christmas Islands and AAT (Australian Antartic Territories). Minimum order is 10$AU

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: 9$AU outside Australia

Australia Post online store

Austria post
Austria post

Austria philatelic bureau

Easy to use site.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: 1.45 euros (an extra 2.10 euros if you want registration mail)

Austria Post online store

Bahamas Philatelic Bureau

Currently absolutely no online philatelic bureau or postal administration for Bahamas

Barbados philatelic bureau
Barbados philatelic bureau

Barbados post

Barbados online philatelic bureau

Website in English. They no longer have an online store, so you need to register a standing order. You can view the new issues online.

Barbados Post online store

barhain post
barhain post

Bahrain post

You can register to receive the new stamp issues of Barhain with the link below. You have to send your credit card info and deposit a minimum of 25$ to start receiving mint or CTO stamps, souvenir sheets, FDC, year pack or booklets.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: not specified

Bahrain post standing order

Bangladesh postal administration
Bangladesh postal administration

Bangladesh Post

Shopping cart does not work since at least 3 years. But you can see all the latest issue in their philatelic bureau. How to order with a broken shopping cart remains a mystery!

Bangladesh Post

Belarus postal administration
Belarus postal administration

Belarus postal administration

Belpochta

Site available in English. No shopping cart, but you can order the latest issue by mail (email and fax also) and pay with credit cards. Or register for a standing order.

Belarus Post

Belgium postal service
Belgium postal service

Belgium Post

bpost

Unfortunately, the Belgian Post does not deliver outside Belgium at the moment. Site in French and Dutch.

Belgium philatelic bureau

Bhutan philatelic service
Bhutan philatelic service

Bhutan post

You need to contact them trough email. Their online shop has no shopping cart, but you can view the stamps and price. You can try contacting them.

Vanuatu Post online store

Bolivia postal service
Bolivia postal service

Bolivia postal administration

You can see the latest stamp issues. No online order. But apparently you can email them your order and they will get back to you.

gcomercial.cen@correosbolivia.com

filateliacen@correosbolivia.com

Bolivia Post

Bosnia And Herzegovina philatelic service
Bosnia And Herzegovina philatelic service

Bosnia And Herzegovina philatelic service

In English. You can order postal stamps by sending your order by email, fax or by mail.

stamps@post.ye or

stamps@y.net.ye

Bosnia And Herzegovina philatelic service

Botswana post
Botswana post

Botswana postal administration

Not much information on how to order Botswana new stamp issues. You will need to contact them:

enquiries@botspost.co.bw

Botswana Post

Brazil new stamp issues
Brazil new stamp issues

Brazil

Correios

I never managed to register there, they keep asking for a valid phone number (apparently it is set to accept only brazilian phone numbers). But they do ship worlwide. It's just not working at the time. Site in Portuguese only.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: R$ 12,00

Brazil Post online store

British Antarctic Territory stamps
British Antarctic Territory stamps

British Antarctic Territory

To order BAT stamps see:

Falkland Islands

BIOT
BIOT

British Indian Ocean Territory.

They ship worldwide, payment via paypal only (you can use your credit card on paypal). Easy to shop with them!

Note that shipping is 5£ so on small order it may not worth it.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: £5

BIOT Post online store

Bulgaria postal administration
Bulgaria postal administration

Bulgaria Post

Apparently the site is still under construction (at least the English version). There is no shopping cart, only the postal address or email to send your inquiries!

bfn@bgpost.bg

Bulgaria Postal service

Burkina Faso stamps
Burkina Faso stamps

Burkina Faso postal administration

Site in French only. Online store does not work, but you can see all newly issued stamps. There is a contact form.

Burkina Faso philatelic bureau

Canada Post
Canada Post

Canada philatelic bureau

Canada Post

Everything from the latest 2010 Vancouver Olympic stamps to coins and accessories. In French and English. No minimum order.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: Apparently if you live outside Canada, they require you to pay for express post (so for me, to Europe it's 34$ Canadian!!!). Anyone can confirm this? I see no other options, so to an international buyer it's certainly not worth it.

Canada Post online store

Canada Post: Mystery eBay box video

Chile Post

Online shop but no credit card checkout. But you can prepare your order online and make a bank transfer to their USA bank account. Information is given at checkout.

Chile Post online store

Costa rica philatelic bureau
Costa rica philatelic bureau

Costa Rica postal administration

You can register for a standing order. Deposit is 50$ by bank transfer. You need to fill the online form (the button called "Average bill form"). If you need more info, you can also email them:

filatelica@correos.go.cr

Algeria Post online store

Croatia Post
Croatia Post

Croatia Postal administration

Hrvatska posta

Site in English. You can order via email with credit card.

Ship worldwide: yes

Shipping charge: Fixed postage fee: 4,00 EUR for European countries and 7,00 US$ for non-European countries

filatelija@posta.hr

Croatia philatelic service

Cyprus postal administration
Cyprus postal administration

Cyprus Post

No online shop, but you can use the order form. And check their online catalogue to see the stamps.

You can pay with:

-credit cards (VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, DINERS CLUB) -The details of your credit card must be sent separately to e-mail : philatelic@dps.mcw.gov.cy or to Fax:+ 35722304154

-bank draft

-international money orders and postal orders

Cyprus postal administration

Czech Post
Czech Post

Czech Republic

You need to register to the site to access the online shop. The registration box is in Czech only. Here's what you need: Code (from the grey box you see on the page), Name, Surename, email, username (Prihlasovací jméno). Then check your email box. The message is in Czech but you just need the "Heslo" (password).

Then you can login...or not. I tried many time and never manage to login. So I couldn't test nor order.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: ?

Czech Post online store

Denmark post
Denmark post

Denmark

Along with the Danish new issues you can order various collectables such as cards and books.

You need to register before ordering.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: Free

Denmark Post online store

Dominican republic stamps
Dominican republic stamps

Dominican Republic

Instituto postal Dominicano

The view the newest issue you need to check their blog, not their website. As for ordering, I see no indication they are selling anything online or by standing order. You can try to email them:

filatelia@inposdom.gob.do

filateliadominicana@gmail.com

Instituto postal Dominicano

Dominican Today Philately

Estonia philatelic bureau
Estonia philatelic bureau

Estonia philatelic bureau

Site in English. No online shop. You can receive the new issues via suscribtion. Payment by credit card.

Estonia postal authority

Falkland Islands philatelic bureau
Falkland Islands philatelic bureau

Falkland Islands BAT and South Georgia philatelic bureau

Falkland Islands, BAT and South Georgia philatelic bureau. No online form, but user friendly order form and you can pay with your credit card.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: 2 pounds, extra 3.50 pounds for registered mail

Falkland Islands postal service

Postage stamps from Faroe
Postage stamps from Faroe

Faroe

Postverk Føroya

Easy to use site, translated in English. No minimum order as far as I understand.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: 2.00 euros (on order over 135 euros, registration mail is mandatory)

Faroe Post online store

Finland stamps new issues
Finland stamps new issues

Finland

Posti Verkkokauppa

No minimum order but if you order less than 20 euros there is a 3 euros surcharge!

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: 1.00 euros (unless your order is less than 20 euros, in that case you have a 3 euros surcharge)

Finland Post online store

La Poste
La Poste

France

La Poste

La Poste has an online store offering all the new issues, as well as those from French Andorra and the DOM and TAAF territories. The english version works well, but note that the stamps descriptions have not been translated (you don't really need that to shop with ease).

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: 2.90 euros, free over 25 euros, free registration over 100 euros ( otherwise it's an exta 2.50 euros).

La Poste online store

TAAF
TAAF

French Antartic Territories (Terres Australes et Antartiques Francaises)

Site in French only. Has a shopping cart with paypal checkout. Shipping and Handling are rather expensive. Will be a better idea to order these trough France La Poste (unless the item you need is unavailable trough La Poste)

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: 9.40 euros

TAAF online store

French Polynesie
French Polynesie

French Polynesia

Site in English works well. Minimum order for credit card payment is 2000XFP. Free worldwide shipping. Credit Card accepted.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST:Free

French Polynesia Post online store

German stamps new issues
German stamps new issues

Germany

Deutsche post

German language only. They ship worldwide but I didn't do enough search to see how much they charge to ship an order outside Germany.

Deutsche post online store

Gibraltar new stamps
Gibraltar new stamps

Gibraltar

Gibraltar stamps, banknotes and coins

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: £1.50 (£3.00 if you wish to have registrated mail)

Gibraltar Post online store

Royal mail
Royal mail

Great Britain

The Royal Mail

Everything from prestige booklets to Machin definitives and personalized stamps.

SHIP WORLWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST:

UK £1.45

Europe £1.55

ROW £2.15

Bulky items:

Within the UK: £2.95

Outside the UK, within Europe: £5.00

Outside the UK and Europe: £14.00

Royal Mail online store

Royal Mail: dancing cat TV ad

Greenland stamps
Greenland stamps

Greenland

Post Greenland

Free shipping and I remember the few times I did order from them, they used real stamps on the package (that was about 2 years ago, so this may have change). Greenland use the Danish Crown for currency. No minimum order.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: Free

Greenland Post online store

Guernsey mint stamps
Guernsey mint stamps

Guernsey and Alderney

Straightforward and easy to use site. Minimum order is £5.00. Latest Guernsey and Alderney stamps as well as albums and binders.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: £1.40 for stamps anywhere in the world. More expensive for bulky items such as albums.

Guernsey Post online store

Hong Kong stamps new issues
Hong Kong stamps new issues

Hong Kong

HongKong Post

The English version of the site works well. You can order all the New stamps from Hong Kong as well as some Macau and Singapore, USA, Canada, NZ, Australia and a few more.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: 13HK$ handling per order + the cost of shipping (for stamps it will be about 2.50 HK$ extra. More for Bulk items)

HongKong Post online store

Hungary stamp new issues

Magyar Posta

The Hungarian post has an online store. You need to register before ordering. They will take credit cards.

SHIP WORLWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: HUF 2200 for priority (I suppose it's the airmail service) or HUF 1350 for slower delivery

Magyar Posta online store

Iceland stamps
Iceland stamps

Iceland

Postphil

No minimum order. All the new issues along with coins, Christmas seals, various collectibles and books.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: 300 ISK per order (unless you buy albums. That would be more expensive).

Iceland Post online store

India philatelic bureau
India philatelic bureau

India Post

You can see all new and many previous issues of Indian stamps. There is no online shop, you need to set up a standing order with them.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: unknown

India Post online store

Irish post office
Irish post office

Ireland

AN Post

Stamps, coins, postcards, catalogs. Minimum order is 8 euros (maximum is 500 euros).

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: 0.82 euros

Ireland Post online store

Isle Of Man philately
Isle Of Man philately

Isle Of Man

Easy straightforward site. Free shipping on order over £7.50. Buy your latest IOM stamps new issues as well as Treasury coins.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: Free (minimum order £7.50

Isle Of Man Post online store

Italy new stamp issue
Italy new stamp issue

Italy

Poste Italiane

Currently, their system no longer work (as of February 2012). You are suppose to receive a confirmation code via your cell phone but on my last 2 tries with 2 different phone numbers I have not managed to get the code. So, if like me you have an account with them already well... DON'T loose your login information otherwise you won't be able to register a new account.

Italian Post online store

Japan new stamps
Japan new stamps

Japan philatelic bureau

Website in Japanese only (the little English icon is only a placebo). As far as I can tell (thanks to Chrome build in translator) they only ship to Japan. Still you can browse alll the new issue stamps.

Japan Postal Administration

Jordan philatelic bureau
Jordan philatelic bureau

Jordan Post

In English. You can see the stamps and register to order (use the link called subscription). You have to remit payment via money order.

Jordan Post

Kyrgyzstan postal administration
Kyrgyzstan postal administration

Kyrgyzstan postal administration

No online shop but you can browse Kyrgyzstan stamps . You can download the pricelist and order by post. Bank transfer only, no credit card.

Kyrgyzstan postal administration

Latvia postal administration
Latvia postal administration

Latvia Postal Administration

In English. There is an online shop but seems to work only for customers with a Latvian address. If you live elsewhere, you can use their stocksheet and order stamps via email or post to. They take credit cards.

Latvia philatelic bureau

Liechtenstein stamps
Liechtenstein stamps

Liechtenstein

Philatelie Liechtenstein

Minimum order is CH15.00

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: Free

Liechtenstein Post online store

Lithuania stamps new issue
Lithuania stamps new issue

Lithuania

Lietuvos Pastas

Online store, credit card payment. Free shipping as far as I can see. English version of the site works well.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: 4 LTL per order

Lithuania Post online store

World postal administration
World postal administration

Luxembourg Post

P&T Luxembourg

In English, you can see all the latest issue. Mail order only. You will find the address and phone to contact them.

Luxembourg postal service

Morocco stamps
Morocco stamps

Morocco

Even if they have an English version on the registration page, you need to use the French page because the English one won't work (page just refresh when you confirm registration). the French registration page works well.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST:30 DH (Dinars)

Morocco Post online store

Maldive stamps
Maldive stamps

Maldive posts

Outdated website, no 2011 issues has been added. The web shop is down since a long time. They have an email you can try for more information:

philately@maldivespost.com

Maldives Post online store

Monaco Philatelic Bureau
Monaco Philatelic Bureau

Monaco

Online store available in English, credit card payment. No minimum order.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: 5 Euros per order for stamps (might be more for albums and bulky items)

Monaco Post online store

Namibia New Issues
Namibia New Issues

Namibia

One of the rare African country philatelic bureau to offer a shopping cart. Credit card payment accepted.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: 10% of your order total

Namibia Post online store

Netherland Post
Netherland Post

Netherlands

Site in Dutch language. There is an online shop but only for Dutch customers. They deliver worldwide if you contact them at collectclub@tntpost.nl

Shipping and handling charges are excessive: 7.50 euros to Europe and 15.00 euros worldwide.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST:7.50 to 15.00 euros

Dutch Post online store

New Caledonia stamps
New Caledonia stamps

New Caledonia

Online store with shopping cart. Credit Card payment. In French only. To register click on "Ouvrir un compte philatélique" located on the right side of the page. Price in XPF (Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique francs).

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST:330 XPF, maybe more for bulky items

New Caledonia Post online store

New Zealand stamps
New Zealand stamps

New Zealand

NZ POST

Find all the new stamps from New Zealand as well as Fiji, Vanuatu, Ross Dependency, Samoa, Pitcairn, Niue and Tonga. They sell some United Nations and Hong Kong new issues as well. You'll find also coins and proofs.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: 2.30 NZ$

NZ Post online store

Nice and moving TV ad for NZ Post

Norway stamps
Norway stamps

Norway

Posten

Another well done English translation, easy to use. Buy Norway stamps as well as collector's items.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: -Norwegian stamp products: NOK 25,00

-Collector's items and gifts: NOK 50,00

Norwegian MVA (25%) will be deducted from the price for customers abroad.

Norway Post online store

Papu New Guinea new issues
Papu New Guinea new issues

Papua New Guinea philatelic service

Post PNG Ltd

Site is in English. No shopping cart but you can see all the latest issues (as well as older stamps). You can order with credit card any listed available stamps. To order you can email them or register for a standing order.

philatelic@postpng.com.pg

Papua New Guinea stamp shop

portugal new issues
portugal new issues

Portugal

CTT

Site might be a little slow, and you may need to do some refresh if you end up on blank pages. But I manage to order there a couple of times. They deliver usually pretty fast.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: Free by regular mail.

Portugal Post online store

San Marino Post
San Marino Post

San Marino

San Marino stamps, coins, telephone cards. The site is not 100% in English, but easy enough to shop.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: 4.50 euros

San Marino Post online store

St Helena stamps
St Helena stamps

St Helena (Tristan Da Cunha and Ascension Island)

St.Helena Post Office & Philatelic Bureau

No minimum order. Surcharge on credit card payment. Buy the latest issues from St Helena, Tristan Da Cunha and Ascension Island.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: £1.20 (plus 6% surcharge on credit card payment)

ST Helena Post online store

Serbian postal service
Serbian postal service

Serbia Post

In English, you can see the latest stamp issues. No online order, no standing order. The only way is to visit them.

Serbia post

South Africa new issue
South Africa new issue

South Africa philatelic service

Not the most user friendly site....but have shopping cart and take credit cards.

Click on the stamp icon (bottom right of the screen). To register you need to give your passport number. The phone number is tricky, in the first field just add your country code with "0" before (if your country code has 2 numbers, just add 5 "0" before to make sure all the space is filled). The second field if for your phone number (10 numbers). Once registered you will receive a confirmation email.

If you order, make sure to add the correct postcode on one of the address line because the postcode field only take 4 characters (fill this useless field with zeros)....

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: Varies according to your order.

South Africa philatelic service

South Georgia postal administration
South Georgia postal administration

South Georgia

To order South Georgia stamps see:

Falkland Islands

Korea philatelic online shop
Korea philatelic online shop

South Korea postal service

Site is in English. With shopping cart. There is no minimum order from what I have seen. Site a bit buggy at time (if you get some pop ups just click the cancel option).

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: 5,760 won for registered mail or 21,700 won for EMS:4~5 day

South Korea stamp shop

Spain New issue
Spain New issue

Spain philatelic bureau

Confusing website. It says 100% online but there is no way to buy directly online. To buy the new issues you need to register and then make a standing order for future stamp issues.

Filatelia@correo.com.uy

Spain Post

Sri Lanka postal administration
Sri Lanka postal administration

Sri Lanka Philatelic Bureau

Site in English, no shopping cart. You can open a Standing order Deposit Account by filling and sending their subscription form. Minimum 50$ deposit via money order.

Sri Lanka Philatelic Bureau

Sweden stamps mint
Sweden stamps mint

Sweden

Posten Sverige

No minimum order. Easy to navigate site, the English version is complete.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: SEK 40, free on all order over SEK 150

Sweden Post online store

Swedish Post TV ad

Switzerland Post office
Switzerland Post office

Switzerland

Swiss Post Philashop

Minimum order is CHF 15.00. Their English version of the site works well.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: Free

Swiss Post online store

syria postal service
syria postal service

Syria philatelic bureau

No online store, the pphilately section has not been updated since 2006. Unfortunately, no way to order Syrian stamps. Site in Arab language.

Syria Post

Taiwan stamps
Taiwan stamps

Taiwan

Site full of bug, I never managed to complete check out.

They do sell worldwide...if you manage to checkout or register.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: ?

Taiwan Post online store

Tanzania postal service
Tanzania postal service

Tanzania philatelic bureau

No online store. No credit card. You can download, fill and send via snail mail one of the following form: Request to Open deposit Account (minimum 50$ by International Money Order, or Bank Draft or by Money gram), Standing order Form or Mail Order Form.

Tanzania Post philatelic service

Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago

TTPOST

There is a shopping cart, they ship worldwide....unfortunately I keep getting error message when completing checkout.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: ?

Trinidad Tobago Post online store

Tunisia post
Tunisia post

Tunisia philatelic bureau

Poste Tunisienne

Site is in English. Unfortunately you can only order the stamps in sheet (depending on the issues it will be sheets of 10 stamps and more). You have also the possibility of ordering a set of FDC + block of 4 stamps. Year books and annual collections, even if they are advertise, are not available. The subscription form is available only in French.

SHIP WORLDWIDE: Yes

SHIPPING COST: 10$US per order

Tunisian stamp shop

Turkey postal service
Turkey postal service

Turkey postal service

Another philatelic service that does not work. This link will take you to the new issue stamps of Turkey but alll the links about how to order them leads to dead pages.

Turkey newly issued stamps

USPS
USPS

United States

USPS

Well you'd think that USPS, one of the biggest postal administration in the world would be ahead of its time? Nope! They don't ship outside the USA! So unless you have some friends there and can provide an US shipping address, don't bother.

USPS online store

Uruguay stamps
Uruguay stamps

Uruguay Post philatelic service

You can see the latest stamp issues. No online order. Spanish site only. Email to contact the philately service:

Filatelia@correo.com.uy

Uruguay Post

Vanuatu stamps
Vanuatu stamps

Vanuatu

Vanuatu Post

Shopping cart, credit card checkout. Price in US$. Easy to use site, very nice stamps.

SHIP WORLWIDE:Yes

SHIPPING COST: 4$ for stamps (might be more for bigger items)

Vanuatu Post online store

Yemen Philatelic bureau
Yemen Philatelic bureau

Yemen Postal administration

In Arabic language only. You can either order the stamps you want or register a standing order. In anyway you need to email them:

stamps@post.ye or

stamps@y.net.ye

Yemen Post

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    • anonymous 3 years ago

      I travel a lot and send lots of postcards. If possible, I buy stamps before I leave. I have ordered stamps on-line from the United Kingdom, Isle of Man, Ireland, Denmark, France, Portugal, Switzerland, Italy, Canada and Thailand. I have never experienced any problem with payment or delivery.

    • SteveKaye 4 years ago

      I've bought US postage by mailing a check to a local Post Office. The service was excellent.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      I just started buying online recently. Good experience except for Grenada. Their web site says free shipping but they charged me USD 16.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      I've never done it.

    • kathysart 5 years ago

      It all goes really well

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      I have a good experience in buying on line new postage stamps

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      I have had generally good results buying stamps online from various postal administration. I no longer buy from Germany because of their outrageous charge for shipping. I especially enjoy buying from New Zealand, France, Australia, Ascension, and Lithuania.

    • MargoPArrowsmith 6 years ago

      I used to like to go to the post office, but I rarely mail anything any more.

    • Othercatt 6 years ago

      I'm always ordering stamps and free boxes from the US Postal Service's online store. It's easy, quick and I usually get my supplies within a few days. I don't know what I'd do without it because our local post office isn't open as long as other post offices are (maybe 4-5 hours a day).

    • anonymous 6 years ago

      canadian postal service is first class much better system than many bureaus

    • anonymous 6 years ago

      I have bought in several post services and my overall opinion is that they work very well. About the problem with Canada Post with the high shipping cost to Europe, after several mails, they told me they will correct it and I can say that now you can order Canada stamps without any problem, and with a shipping cost of 2 C$.

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      GOOD SERVICE

    • kathik 7 years ago

      I just placed an order with the Irish postage service and it arrived at my Illinois home in less than a week!

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      I buy from the Royal Mail on a regular basis as well as the Irish Post and cannot complain on the service.

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      Mine were all good so far. I bought from: France, Portugal, Greenland, Faroe, Finland, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Denmark, New Zealand, Iceland, Austria and a few more administration.

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          ePrintPostage 3 years ago

          Great lens, you've written a massive amount of great information here. Postage and stamps are a personal passion of mine, and you've inspired me.

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          ScareYouDiva 3 years ago

          Very useful collection of info for travellers. I've been caught overseas trying to figure out how to mail something home, and this is helpful.

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          SteveKaye 4 years ago

          This would have been so helpful 55 years ago when I was collecting stamps. I really enjoyed seeing the stamps that you listed. It was like taking a trip around the world. Thank you for publishing this lens.

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          kabbalah lm 4 years ago

          Merci beaucoup pour la information

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          Lorelei Cohen 4 years ago from Canada

          I have purchased coins online but never purchased stamps online. The stamps of the world truly are beautiful I can see why stamp collectors are so fascinated by their hobby.

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          Craig 4 years ago from Great Britain

          Great info here. Will have to dust off my collection now.

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          Mona 5 years ago from Iowa

          I collected stamps with my father as a kid and still have my collection. He taught me a true love for them. Wonderfully done lens. Blessed.

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          anonymous 5 years ago

          A very good day to you fanfreluche! And many thanks for featuring my wife's artwork (Grampound Post Office) on this fascinating postal/postage lens. All the best ~ Colin.

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          Lorelei Cohen 5 years ago from Canada

          The whistler stole my comment, "I love the kitty too".

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          MargoPArrowsmith 6 years ago

          Back when I mailed things I used to love buying stamps. It was like I was at the department store, I would ask to see everything they had and make my decisions carefully.

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          brandonmotz lm 6 years ago

          Impressive collection of postal-administrations. Very good resource for anyone interested in stamp collecting or stamp trading.

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          Tarra99 6 years ago

          wow! what a lens! well done!...thanks for sharing and thank you for visiting my "buy gold" lens...I appreciate it!

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          scar4 6 years ago

          I love interesting stamps from different countries, especially those used stamps sticked on the envelopes. Very informative lens.

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          Barbara Radisavljevic 6 years ago from Templeton, CA

          Interesting lens. I'm not a collector, but still love beautiful stamps. I try to use commemorative stamps on any personal mail I send in case someone at the other end is a collector. I wonder how many people even notice them.

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          Lee Hansen 6 years ago from Vermont

          I worked for several years at a direct mail philately firm - they bought postage stamps and other items from suppliers and postal admins all over the world. It was interesting to see all the different artwork, and to view some rare and valuable items up close. I've lensrolled this to Christmas Seals.

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          LouiseKirkpatrick 6 years ago from Berkshire, United Kingdom

          A really useful guide for philatelists (is that the right word?!) - blessed by a SquidAngel :)

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          Bambi Watson 7 years ago

          Excellent resource!

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          Deb Kingsbury 7 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

          As soon as I leave here, I'm going to look up the word "philatelic." :) Very nicely done. Looks like a great resource for stamp collectors.

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