Letters to Santa can be posted once again this year with Royal Mail, and senders will even receive a reply!

There's no need to try and send letters up the chimney, just pop it in a post box instead. 

For 58-years, Royal Mail has been helping hundreds of thousands of children post their letters to Santa.

Here's how you can send Santa letters this year...

How to post letters to Santa this year...

You can send your letters to Santa this year at the address: 

Santa/Father Christmas,
Santa’s Grotto,

Letters should be sent by Friday December 10 to ensure time for response. 

Make sure to attach full name and address so senders can receive a reply from Santa. 

The card from Santa will include a special note from the man himself and a recipe for a gingerbread Buddy the elf recipe.

If you can't wait for the response, the card can be downloaded from the Royal Mail website

What are the last dates for Christmas post?

Royal Mail is encouraging customers to shop early and post early for Christmas this year.

Its latest recommended posting dates for mail to arrive in time for Christmas are:

Saturday 18 December

  • 2nd Class
  • 2nd Class Signed For
  • Royal Mail 48

Tuesday 21 December 

  • 1st Class
  • 1st Class Signed For
  • Royal Mail 24

Thursday 23 December

  • Special Delivery Guaranteed