Welcome to the 50th International Letter Writing Competition for Young People

Every year the Universal Postal Union (UPU) organizes an international letter writing competition in which youngsters from all over the world take part. Emirates Post Group invites young writers in the UAE, between the ages of 9 – 15 years old to participate.

Fill out the form to participate in the competition


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Required Documents:

Documents Attachments
Upload the handwritten letter. (scanned colored-copy in PDF format or high res jpeg)
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Upload the word document letter (must be as a word document & minimum 500 words and maximum 800 words in length.
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Upload a good-quality photo of the participant (JPEG format, high resolution)
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Competition Rules

Remember that:
  • - The letter must be minimum 500 words and maximum 800 words in length.
  • - The letter should be in English or Arabic and follow the theme.
  • - It must contain basic elements of letter writing such as: address, date, opening & closing salutation & signature.
  • - Entries should be new and unpublished.

Submission deadline is Thursday April 15, 2021

Make sure to submit the required documents:
  • - handwritten letter (scanned colored-copy in PDF format or high-res jpeg)
  • - letter typed as Word document
  • - good quality picture of the participant (jpeg).

Prize Details

  • ‣ Three winners will be selected from the national submissions, with the letter of the first-place winner representing the UAE at the international round of the competition.
  • ‣ The three winners will receive certificates and cash prizes of AED 5,000, 2,500, and 1,500.
  • ‣ Winners will be announced and awarded on World Post Day in October.

Have a question?

for any questions or assistance, please email us at epcompetition@emiratespost.ae