Federation Internationale de Philatelie

The “Fédération Internationale de Philatélie” (F.I.P.) has looked after stamp collectors and philatelists since 1926 – growing from a society of a handful European Philatelic Federations to a Federation with a network throughout the world with

  • 90 Regular Members (National Philatelic Federations)
  • 3 Associated Members (Continental Federations)
  • Promotional Members (a new type of Membership for Postal Administrations)

The aims of F.I.P. are:

  • to promote stamp collecting and philately
  • to maintain friendly relations and friendship among all peoples.
  • to establish and maintain close relations with the philatelic trade and postal administrations.
  • to promote philatelic exhibitions by granting Patronage and Auspices