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Letters and documents

All you need to know about letters

What is a letter?

Letters are items such as envelopes, greeting cards, postcards, bills, specialty stationary, legal documents, magazines and brochures that fall within certain size and weight requirements.

When will your letter arrive?

* When sent from major Canadian centres

Note: These delivery standards do not apply to northern regions and remote centres or to redirected or returned items.

Businesses can save on large mailings to anywhere in the world.

Benefit from discounts on postage when you send large volumes of mail. You can also save 12% to 25% with postage meters and postal indicia.

Save on postage when you send:
500 pieces or more within Canada: Incentive Lettermail
100 pieces or more to the U.S. or overseas: Incentive Letter-post

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Prices

Lettermail – Standard (Short/Long)
  Up to 30 g Over 30 g up to 50 g
Stamps in booklets/coils/panes1 $0.85 $1.20
Meter or Postal Indicia2 $0.77 $1.18
Single stamps $1.00 $1.20
Lettermail (Non Standard and Oversize)
  Up to 100 g Over 100 g up to 200 g Over 200 g up to 300 g Over 300 g up to 400 g Over 400 g up to 500 g
Stamp(s) $1.80 $2.95 $4.10 $4.70 $5.05
Meter or Postal Indicia2 $1.65 $2.68 $3.76 $4.27 $4.58
U.S.A. Letter-post
  Up to 30 g Over 30 g up to 50 g
Stamp(s) $1.20 $1.80
Meter or Postal Indicia2 $1.18 $1.65
U.S.A. Letter-post – Other (Non-standard and Oversize)
  Up to 100 g Over 100 g up to 200 g Over 200 g up to 500 g
Stamp(s) $2.95 $5.15 $10.30
Meter or Postal Indicia2 $2.58 $4.66 $9.32
International Letter-post
  Up to 30 g Over 30 g up to 50 g
Stamp(s) $2.50 $3.60
Meter or Postal Indicia2 $2.27 $3.29
International Letter-post (Non-standard and Oversize)
  Up to 100 g Over 100 g up to 200 g Over 200 g up to 500 g
Stamp(s) $5.90 $10.30 $20.60
Meter or Postal Indicia2 $5.35 $9.32 $18.64

1 With the exception of the Single Stamp(s), all stamps for items up to 30 g are issued as PERMANENT™ (some exceptions may apply).
2 Available to customers with an Agreement.

Get proof of delivery with Registered Mail

Registered Mail™ service can be added to Lettermail or International Letter-post items. You'll get:

  • A stamped, registered receipt if you buy registration at a post office (Lettermail and Letter-post).
  • A signature upon delivery (for Lettermail).
  • Coverage for loss or damage (Lettermail and Letter-post).
  • Delivery confirmation online or by phone the next business day after delivery (Lettermail only).
Learn more about Registered Mail

Registered mail prices


Prepaid envelopes

Prepaid envelopes—buy now, mail anytime

Postage paid, flat-rate envelopes are ideal if you regularly send documents and small packages—pop them into any letterbox.

  • Available for Priority™ and Xpresspost services.
  • Tracking and liability coverage included.
  • Ship within Canada, to the U.S.A. and internationally.
Read more about prepaid envelopes Buy prepaid envelopes online

Track your item

In a hurry? Need to track your item or get a signature?

Our Priority and Xpresspost parcel services can help. You'll get speed, tracking, liability coverage and a signature on delivery.

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When mail is undeliverable

In Canada, undeliverable letters will be returned to sender if they have a readable return address.

Some items can't be sent through the mail. Get the details on what you cannot mail.

Mailing tips

Find out the best way to address your letters and parcels.

Learn how to wrap your parcels for best delivery results.