Becoming an Authorized Dealer for Canada Post
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How do I become an Authorized Dealer for
A. New retail post offices are opened in suitable businesses in response to the needs of our customers. We analyze potential new areas through a combination of locational analysis, customer input and local management expertise.
Q. How do I know if I’m a suitable business?
A. Once we determine that a new post office is required in any given area, Canada Post representatives approach suitable, established businesses in the surrounding area to see who may be interested in operating a post office. We then select the most appropriate location based on our site selection criteria.
Q. How do I know if Canada Post wants me to open
a Post Office?
A. Should a need arise in your area, and your host business is considered as a potential location for a post office, you will be contacted by a Canada Post representative.
Q. Can I set up a stand-alone post office?
A. Canada Post does not set up any Authorized Dealers as stand-alone post offices.
Q. Can I sell stamps for Canada Post without
becoming an Authorized Dealer?
A. If you are interested in becoming a stamp shop, authorized to sell postage stamps purchased at a discount, please visit your closest post office to complete an application.