A Stamp to support migrants


The Philatelic and Numismatic Office issues on November 21 2014 the philatelic set celebrative of Pope's  Apostolic Journeys in 2013.

The proceeds from the sale of the stamp of € 0.85 and of the philatelic  booklet of € 3.40, both celebrative of the visit of Pope Francis to Lampedusa in July 2013, will be donated to Pope Francis for charity works to support migrants visit of Pope Francis to Lampedusa.

All those who wish to purchase these medals can download the PDF of the order form indicated further below. All parts of the form must be completed. Please write clearly in block letters.

As explained in the form, payment may be made in the following ways:

- credit card (include number, expiration date and cvv2 security code)
- personal or cashier's check (written out to “Philatelic and Numismatic Office Vatican City”)
- postal money order (written out to “Philatelic and Numismatic Office Vatican City”, noting your name, surname and the item ordered).

The order form must then be sent by:

- postal mail to: Philatelic and Numismatic Office, Governatorato, 00120 Vatican City
- email: 
- fax: +39 06 6988 1308.

The medals will also be available at the following sales points of the Philatelic and Numismatic Office:

  • the shop inside of Piazza Santa Marta (Vatican State);
  • the Office for Pilgrims and Tourists in Saint Peter's Square (Braccio di Carlo Magno);
  • the shop inside the Vatican Museums;
  • the Poste Vaticane’s shop (Vatican Post Offices).

More information regarding the medals being issued will be posted in the section “2014 Numismatic Issues”.

Please note: customers who are already listed in the Philatelic and Numismatic database may use the order form they received by mail in the information packet. If you prefer instead to use the online order form, please be sure to note your full name and customer number in the upper right part of the form.