The deadline to the International Reply Coupon Drawing Competition (IRC) is June 30, 2020.
We are very pleased to note that despite the health crisis which has slowed down all our activities, we can count on the participation of 9 member countries.
We would like to thank all the participants for their efforts.
After the vote to choose the new design of the IRC Abidjan, the participating drawings will all be published on this website.
ISTANBUL IRC timetable
1st September 2017
Start date for sales of Istanbul IRCs
31 August 2021
Final date for sales of Istanbul IRCs
31 December 2021
Deadline for exchange of Istanbul IRCs
30 April 2022
deadline for receipt of exchanged or unsold Istanbul IRCs
ABIDJAN IRC timetable
30 September 2019
Send out circular regarding IRC design competition for Abidjan cycle, (2022-2025)
30 June 2020
Deadline for receipt of designs for Abidjan IRCs competition
27th UPU Congress 2020 Abidjan (date to be defined due to COVID-19)
Exhibition of the drawings at the Congress and choice of the drawing by vote.
Send out circular letter on introduction and ordering of Abidjan IRCs
31st August 2021
Deadline for recipt of first orders of Abidjan IRCs
September / October 2021
Print and dispatch Abidjan IRCs
1st January 2022
Start date for sales of Abidjan IRCs
31st December 2025
Final date for sales and exchange of Abidjan IRCs
30 April 2026
Deadline for receipt of exchanged or unsold Abidjan IRCs
03.08.2020Istanbul IRC order form
03.08.2020CN03 form for return of exchanged IRCs or stock return