How To Send Letters To Santa & Get a Reply!

My kids LOVE to write letters to Santa Claus, and what could be more fun than actually receiving a reply??!!! It’s absolutely one of our family’s favorite traditions! Seeing my kids’ faces, when they open the mailbox and see a letter them them?  From Santa?  It’s the best things ever!

It’s really easy to do, and I’ve got all the info you need!

How to Write to Santa and Get a Reply!

I’m sharing some great info to share with you on sending letters to Santa, where to postmark them, and how to get a reply!!

Santa Claus, Indiana responds to children’s letters, and he museum director sent this important information:

Hi All,

Merry Christmas! I am the Director at the Santa Claus Museum & Village and one of Santa’s Elves. I just wanted to encourage everyone to get those letters in by December 20 – the earlier, the better! The Elves get pretty overwhelmed close to the deadline. We do try to respond to every child who sends a letter, though sometimes there are problems if the return address is not legible. So make sure there is a clear return address listed. And these letters are all free, though we certainly welcome donations! We’re a small non-profit with volunteer Elves and every little bit helps. If you have any questions or need more information, check out our website at There is also a link for “print at home” letters if you would prefer to do that rather than mail a letter to us. You can also give us a call at 812-544-2434.

Santa Claus
P.O. Box 1
Santa Claus, IN


Canada Post

 Checklist from their website: 

-Postage isn’t required for the return letter—they want every child to get a letter back! (I’m sure if you wanted to include extra stamps, they would love that too!)

-Mail your letters by December 16th.

-Make sure to include your full return address. Santa’s address is:

 Santa Claus, North Pole



 Royal Mail/UK

 Checklist from their website: (

-Mail your letters by December 6th

-Make sure your letter is stamped, and includes child’s full name and address

 Santa/Father Christmas

Santa’s Grotto,






If you want to just send a letter to Santa (with no reply), here are a few address options:

Santa Claus

North Pole,

Alaska 99705


Santa Claus

North Pole,

New York, 12946


Last minute letters can be sent via e-mail, at

You’ll have to let me know if you get a letter back–I would love to hear about it! We received letters back for each of our kids, and they absolutely loved it.  It was definitely one of the highlights of the season!

Click HERE To download FREE printable Santa Letter!

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