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Postal Money Orders

Send money securely through the mail with a postal Money Order.

Safe, convenient and simple

As a secure, cashable document guaranteed by Canada Post, a postal Money Order is a safe and worry-free way to send money. A postal money order is a convenient alternative to cash or cheque when you need to send certified money by mail to pay bills such as utilities or telephone services or for a financial or retail purchase. And it's a great way to pay for online purchases when shopping on services like eBay™!

Canada Post Guarantee

The service guarantee offers free replacement of lost or destroyed Money orders.

Purchasing and cashing a postal Money Order

Canadian, U.S. and certain International postal Money Orders can be cashed at banking facilities as well as Post Offices. Be advised that some financial institutions charge a fee for cashing foreign postal Money Orders.

Postal Money Orders can be purchased at virtually every Post Office in Canadian dollars and U.S. dollars. The maximum allowed value of a single postal Money Order is $999.99 Canadian and U.S. dollars.

Ready to buy a postal Money Order? Find your nearest Post Offices.

Need to send money fast? Canada Post also offers MoneyGram.


The cost of purchasing a postal Money Order varies according to the end destination.

Destination Fee
Canada, Fiji Islands, most West Indies $7.00
United States $7.00

To find out if a postal Money Order has been cashed, or for enquires regarding a lost or destroyed postal Money Order, please call 1-800-563-0444, Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time, Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time, Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time.