Mail and Parcel Delivery Time Standards

Regular mail within Canada

The delivery standard for regular mail sent inside Canada is:

  • Two business days for local mail
  • Three business days within the province
  • Four days for national mail

These time frames are not guaranteed, as weather and mail volume can affect delivery.

Regular mail to the U.S.A.

The delivery standard for regular mail sent from Canada to the U.S.A. is four to six business days.

Regular mail to an international destination

The delivery standard for mail sent from Canada to another country (except the U.S.A.) is four to seven business days.

Parcel delivery time standards

To calculate how long it should take for your parcel to be delivered, use our Find A Rate tool.