Conveniently create shipping labels

    Prepare shipping labels with our online tool. Save yourself time at the post office by beginning the process online beforehand or print your label at home and drop your package off at a mailbox.

    Create a shipping label

    Why use Ship Online

    Flexible drop-off

    Drop your package off in any of our mailboxes or present your emailed receipt at a post office near you to get your label printed and package shipped.

    Suit your shipping needs

    Compare shipping services and select additional features, such as signature upon delivery or liability coverage, using one tool.

    Print multiple labels

    Prepare and pay for multiple packages in one transaction.

    Save time

    Use AddressCompleteTM or apply saved addresses from your Canada Post account to quickly create your shipping labels.

    How to create your shipping labels

    Log in to your Canada Post account or register for an account if you don’t have one already to access the Ship Online tool.
    1. Enter your package details
      Input the destination, weight and dimensions of the package. We’ve put together some measurement tips further down on this page.
    2. Select shipping services
      Choose a shipping service based on speed and cost. Include any additional shipping options, such as signature upon delivery.
    3. Fill out customs forms for international shipments

      Enter required details about your package and its contents to be approved for delivery outside Canada.
    4. Input delivery information for multiple packages
      Include all of your shipping labels in a single order to pay for and ship all of your packages at one time.
    5. Pay for and print shipping labels

      Make payments online, print labels at home or at the post office. Be sure that the barcode lays flat, without wrapping, and is unobscured by tape. Packaging requirements apply.
    6. Drop it off 

      Drop your package off at any post office or in a street letter box, if it fits. You can track its progress on our website or on your mobile device using the Canada Post app.

    Measuring your item

    You must include your package dimensions and weight when you create a shipping label. Refer to the Parcel Services Guide for pricing and weight restrictions applied to domestic and international shipments. Check out the following table to get a general frame of reference for the weight of common items.

    Sample weight range Comparable common items
    100 g to 750 g Metal watch, reusable travel mug, ceramic coffee mug
    750 g to 1 kg
    400-page hardcover book, yoga mat, jeans
    1 kg to 2 kg
    Frying pan, toaster, winter boots
    2 kg to 3 kg
    Laptop, clothing iron
    3 kg to 5 kg
    Acoustic guitar, skates, red brick
    Sample weight range Comparable common items
    100 g to 750 g Metal watch, reusable travel mug, ceramic coffee mug
    750 g to 1 kg
    400-page hardcover book, yoga mat, jeans
    1 kg to 2 kg
    Frying pan, toaster, winter boots
    2 kg to 3 kg
    Laptop, clothing iron
    3 kg to 5 kg
    Acoustic guitar, skates, red brick