What are the official Canada Post abbreviations for municipalities in Newfoundland and Labrador?

To meet addressing guidelines or to accommodate limitations on address fields in your database, you may need to adjust the names of towns, cities or communities with long names. 

Canada Post has a list of official abbreviations for some municipalities in Newfoundland and Labrador with names longer than 13 characters.

Use these official shortened names:

  • If your database fields cannot accommodate longer names.
  • To ensure the mailing address fits on a standard mailing label while meeting the addressing guidelines outlined by Canada Post.

Find the official abbreviations for some municipalities in Newfoundland and Labrador below.

Municipality 13-character abbreviation18-character abbreviation

BARACHOIS BROOK

BARACHOIS-BRK

 

BARTLETTS HARBOUR

BARTLETTS-HBR

 

BELL ISLAND FRONT

BELL-ISLD-FRT

 

BLACK DUCK COVE

BLACK-DUCK-CV

 

BOAT HARBOUR WEST

BOAT-HBR-WEST

 

BRIGUS JUNCTION

BRIGUS-JCT

 

BROAD COVE BDV

BROAD-CV-BDV

 

BUCHANS JUNCTION

BUCHANS-JCT

 

BURGOYNES COVE

BURGOYNES-CV

 

BURNT ISLANDS BLP

BURNT-ISL-BLP

 

BURNT POINT BDV

BURNT-PT-BDV

 

CAPE FREELS NORTH

CAPE-FREELS-N

 

CAPE ST GEORGE

CP-ST-GEORGE

 

CAPLIN COVE BDV

CAPLIN-CV-BDV

 

CHANGE ISLANDS

CHANGE-ISLNDS

 

CHANNEL-PORT-AUX-BASQUES

CHANNEL-PAB

PORT-AUX-BASQUES

CHARLOTTETOWN LAB

CHARLOTN-LAB

 

CHURCHILL FALLS

CHURCHILL-FLS

 

COACHMANS COVE

COACHMANS-CV

 

COLEYS POINT SOUTH

COLEYS-PT-S

 

COLLIERS RIVERHEAD

COLLIERS-RIVH

 

COME BY CHANCE

COME-CHANCE

 

COMFORT COVE-NEWSTEAD

COMFORT-CV-NE

CMFORT-CV-NEWSTEAD

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH

CONCPTN BAY S

CONCEPTION BAY S

CONCEPTION HARBOUR

CONCEPTON-HBR

 

COTTRELLS COVE

COTTRELLS-CV

 

DANIELS HARBOUR

DANIELS-HBR

 

EDDIES COVE WEST

EDDIES-CV-W

 

ENGLISH HARBOUR EAST

ENGLISH-HBR-E

ENGLISH-HARBOUR-E

ENGLISH HARBOUR WEST

ENGLISH-HBR-W

ENGLISH-HARBOUR-W

FOX HARBOUR PB

FOX-HBR-PB

 

FRENCHMANS COVE BOI

FRMANS-CV-BOI

FRENCHMANS-CV-BOI

FRENCHMANS COVE FB

FRMANS-CV-FB

 

GANDER BAY SOUTH

GANDER-BAY-S

 

GARDEN COVE PB

GARDEN-CV-PB

 

GLOVERTOWN SOUTH

GLOVERTOWN-S

 

GOOSEBERRY COVE

GOOSEBERRY-CV

 

GRAND BAY EAST

GRAND-BAY-E

 

GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR

GRND-FALLS-WI

GRND-FALLS-WINDSOR

GRAND LE PIERRE

GRAND-PIERRE

 

GREEN ISLAND BROOK

GREEN-ISL-BRK

 

GREEN ISLAND COVE

GREEN-ISL-CV

 

GREENS HARBOUR

GREENS-HBR

 

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY

HPY-VLY-GOOSE

HAPPY-VALLEY-GOOSE

HARBOUR BRETON

HBR-BRETON

 

HARBOUR GRACE SOUTH

HBR-GRACE-S

HARBR-GRACE-S-SIDE

HARRYS HARBOUR

HARRYS-HBR

 

HEAD BAY D'ESPOIR

HD-BAY-ESPOIR

 

HICKMANS HARBOUR

HICKMANS-HBR

 

ISLAND HARBOUR

ISLAND-HBR

 

ISLE-AUX-MORTS

ISLE-AU-MORTS

 

L'ANSE AU CLAIR

ANSE-AU-CLAIR

 

L'ANSE AU LOUP

ANSE-AU-LOUP

 

LEADING TICKLES

LEADING-TKLES

 

LITTLE BAY EAST

LITTLE-BAY-E

 

LITTLE BAY ISLANDS

LTL-BAY-ISLDS

 

LITTLE BAY NDB

LTL-BAY-NDB

 

LITTLE BURNT BAY

LTL-BURNT-BAY

 

LITTLE CATALINA

LTL-CATALINA

 

LITTLE HARBOUR EAST PB

LTL-HBR-E-PB

LITTLE-HARBR-E-PB

LITTLE HEARTS EASE

LTL-HRTS-EASE

 

LITTLE ST LAWRENCE

LTL-ST-LAWRCE

 

LOWER ISLAND COVE

LW-ILS-CV

 

MORETONS HARBOUR

MORETONS-HBR

 

MOUNT ARLINGTON HEIGHTS

MNT-ARLING-HT

MT-ARLINGTON-HGHTS

MUSGRAVE HARBOUR

MUSGRAVE-HBR

 

NEW HARBOUR TB

NEW-HBR-TB

 

NIPPERS HARBOUR

NIPPERS-HBR

 

NORRIS ARM NORTHSIDE

NORRIS-ARM-N

NORRIS-ARM-N-SIDE

NORTH HARBOUR PB

NORTH-HBR-PB

 

NORTH HARBOUR SMB

NORTH-HBR-SMB

 

NORTH WEST BROOK

N-WEST-BROOK

 

NORTH WEST RIVER

N-WEST-RIVER

 

OCHRE PIT COVE

OCHRE-PIT-CV

 

PARADISE RIVER

PARADISE-RIV

 

PILLEYS ISLAND

PILLEYS-ISLD

 

PLATE COVE EAST

PLATE-CV-EAST

 

PLATE COVE WEST

PLATE-CV-WEST

 

POINT LEAMINGTON

PT-LEAMINGTON

 

POLLARDS POINT

POLLARDS-PT

 

PORT AU CHOIX

PORT-AU-CHOIX

 

PORT BLANDFORD

PT-BLANDFORD

 

PORT HOPE SIMPSON

PT-HOPE-SIMPS

 

PORTLAND CREEK

PORTLAND-CRK

 

PORTUGAL COVE-ST PHILIPS

PRT CV-ST PHL

PORT CV-ST PHIL

RATTLING BROOK

RATTLING-BRK

 

RED HARBOUR PB

RED-HBR-PB

 

RENCONTRE EAST

RENCONTRE-E

 

RIVER OF PONDS

RIVER-PONDS

 

RIVERHEAD HARBOUR GRACE

RIVHD-HBR-GRA

RVRHEAD-HRBR-GRACE

ROUND HARBOUR GB

ROUND-HBR-GB

 

SALMON COVE BDV

SALMON-CV-BDV

 

SHALLOWAY COVE

SHALLOWAY-CV

 

SHIP HARBOUR PB

SHIP-HBR-PB

 

SOUTH BROOK GB

S-BROOK-GB

 

SOUTH EAST BIGHT

S-EAST-BIGHT

 

SOUTHERN HARBOUR PB

SOTHRN-HBR-PB

SOUTHERN-HARBR-PB

ST ANTHONY EAST

ST-ANTHONY-E

 

ST BERNARDS-JACQUES FONTAINE

ST-BER-JQ-FON

ST-BERNRD-JAQ-FONT

ST JOSEPHS SAL

ST-JOSEPH-SAL

 

ST LUNAIRE-GRIQUET

ST-LNAIRE-GRI

 

STEPHENVILLE CROSSING

STPHENVL-XING

STEPHENVILLE-CROSS

TIZZARDS HARBOUR

TIZZARDS-HBR

 

UPPER ISLAND COVE

UPPER-ISL-CV

 

WAREHAM-CENTREVILLE

WAREHAM-CTVLE

WAREHAM-CNTREVILLE

WEST BAY CENTRE

W-BAY-CENTRE

 

WEST ST MODESTE

W-ST-MODESTE

 

WILLIAMS HARBOUR

WILLIAMS-HBR