U.S. and international packets

Get affordable, small and lightweight shipping solutions for U.S. and international destinations

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  • Tracked Packet

    Affordable with tracking and coverage

  • Small Packet

    No frills, low-cost worldwide shipping

  • International

    Ship to the U.S. or around the world

  • Ideal for e-commerce

    Economical, reliable and easy to use

  • Get affordable shipping for smaller packages.

Save on small and lightweight shipping

Sending a silk scarf to family overseas? Is your e-commerce business shipping costume jewellery to the U.S.?  The Tracked Packet and Small Packet™ shipping services are economical ways to send small and lightweight items with the delivery features you need.

Ship to U.S. and international destinations

U.S. Services
Simple flat rate pricing means you’ll always know your costs upfront. Delivery to post office boxes where available.


Tracked Packet — USA

 

Delivery in 4 — 7 days1

 

Send items up to 1 kg to the U.S. with our lowest cost U.S. shipping with tracking and liability coverage.


Small Packet — USA

 

Delivery in 5 — 8 days1

 

Send items up to 1 kg to the U.S. with this no-frills, low-cost shipping solution.


Light Packet — USA

 

Delivery in 5 — 8 days1

 

Send small items up to 500 grams to the U.S. with our most economical shipping for lightweight non-document goods. This service is only available at post offices.

U.S. Services
Simple flat rate pricing means you’ll always know your costs upfront. Delivery to post office boxes where available.

Tracked Packet — USA

 

Delivery in 4 — 7 days1

 

Send items up to 1 kg to the U.S. with our lowest cost U.S. shipping with tracking and liability coverage.

Small Packet — USA

 

Delivery in 5 — 8 days1

 

Send items up to 1 kg to the U.S. with this no-frills, low-cost shipping solution.

International Services
There’s a delivery service for all worldwide destinations with delivery to post office boxes where available.


Tracked Packet — International

 

Delivery in 6 — 10 days1

 

Send items up to 2 kg with our most economical trackable small package shipping. Includes liability coverage and available to 31 countries.


Small Packet — International Air

 

Delivery in 6 — 10 days1

 

Send items up to 2 kg with one of the most cost-effective international air delivery options in the market.


Small Packet — International Surface

 

Europe: 1-2 months
Asia-Pac/Aus: 2-3 months
Africa: 2-3 months
S. America: 1-2 months

 

Send items up to 2 kg with the most economical shipping service for deliveries that are not time-sensitive.

International Services
There’s a delivery service for all worldwide destinations with delivery to post office boxes where available.

Tracked Packet — International

 

Delivery in 6 — 10 days1

 

Send items up to 2 kg with our most economical trackable small package shipping. Includes liability coverage and available to 31 countries.

Small Packet — International Air

 

Delivery in 6 — 10 days1

 

Send items up to 2 kg with one of the most cost-effective international air delivery options in the market.

Small Packet — International Surface

 

Europe: 1-2 months
Asia-Pac/Aus: 2-3 months
Africa: 2-3 months
S. America: 1-2 months

 

Send items up to 2 kg with the most economical shipping service for deliveries that are not time-sensitive.

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Tracked Packet service has 4 new destinations

Tracked Packet service offers a reliable, cost-effective and trackable shipping solution for light-weight items. It’s ideal for e-commerce shipments. Available to the U.S. and 31 international destinations.

New:
Austria
Brazil
Italy
South Korea

USA
Australia
Belgium
Croatia
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Hong Kong
Hungary
Ireland
Iceland
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malaysia
Malta
Netherlands
New Zealand
Poland
Portugal
Singapore
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
United Kingdom

End to end delivery:
4-7 business days – U.S. A.
6-10 business days – international
Surcharges
Fuel surcharge @ non-express rate

Features and value-added options

Features are included in the base price of a service. For an additional cost, you can customize your shipment with value-added options.

For an at-a-glance view of what’s available for each service, see the Features and value-added options table.

More detailed information can be found in the Parcel Services Customer Guide.

Features

Tracking, delivery updates and delivery confirmation

Both shipper and recipient can track delivery progress with a unique tracking number. You can also track from Canada Post’s mobile app or receive email notifications. Available for Tracked Packet — USA and Tracked Packet — International only.

Liability coverage up to $1002 

Ship confidently with up to $100 liability coverage on loss or damage. Available for Tracked Packet — USA and Tracked Packet — International only.

Return to sender

If a delivery cannot be completed, the parcel will be safely returned to you. Return postage fees may apply.

Hassle-free U.S. and international customs clearance

Any duty or tax owing will be collected from the recipient upon delivery.

Value-added options for business customers only

Canada Post offers a range of convenient and affordable business parcel pickup options.

Pickup services

  • Scheduled pickup3
  • Third-party scheduled pickup3
  • On-demand pickup4
  • Third-party on-demand pickup4

Our pickup services are available to businesses in most urban and suburban areas. Use the parcel pickup tool to see if pickup is available in your area, to request a pickup and to find local call-in cut-off times for on-demand.

Pricing and how to buy

Get an estimate

Pricing is based on the size, weight, origin and destination of your package. Calculate a rate

Save on shipping with Solutions for Small Business

Solutions for Small Business customers save5 up to 28% on domestic shipping and up to 40% on shipping outside Canada.

Sign up to save

High-volume shippers save with ongoing discounted rates

You may qualify for discounted rates. Call our commercial service network to speak with a representative at 1-800-260-7678

Services to give your business an edge

Save time and money with our online shipping tools

We offer a range of business shipping tools and services to save you time and enhance your customer experience.

Web Services

Offer an exceptional e-shopping experience. Easily integrate our shipping information and delivery options into your e-commerce platform, website or custom application. Join the Developer Program.

Electronic Shipping Tools (EST)

Prepare shipping paperwork and automate your processes. Choose from 3 suites of software applications depending on your business needs:

Compare all our shipping services to Canada, the U.S. and international destinations.

Features and value-added options

U.S. Service
Tracked Packet — USA

Delivery in 4 —7 days 1

Features and value-added options

Tracking and delivery

Tracking and delivery confirmation

Delivery updates6

Delivery to post office box

Return to sender7

$
Liability coverage

Liability coverage up to $1002


Features and value-added options for businesses only

Savings

Solutions for Small Business

 

Pickup services

Scheduled pickup 3

$

Third-party scheduled pickup 3

$

On-demand pickup 4

$

Third-party on-demand pickup 4

$


U.S. Service
Small Packet — USA

Delivery in 5 — 8 days1

Features and value-added options

Tracking and delivery

Tracking and delivery confirmation

Delivery updates6

Delivery to post office box

Return to sender7

$
Liability coverage

Liability coverage up to $1002


Features and value-added options for businesses only

Savings

Solutions for Small Business

 

Pickup services

Scheduled pickup 3

$

Third-party scheduled pickup 3

$

On-demand pickup 4

$

Third-party on-demand pickup 4

$


U.S. Service
Light Packet — USA

Delivery in 4 — 6 days1

Features and value-added options

Tracking and delivery

Tracking and delivery confirmation

Delivery updates6

Delivery to post office box

Return to sender7

$
Liability coverage

Liability coverage up to $1002


Features and value-added options for businesses only

Savings

Solutions for Small Business

 

Pickup services

Scheduled pickup 3

Third-party scheduled pickup 3

On-demand pickup 4

Third-party on-demand pickup 4

U.S. Services
 

Tracked Packet — USA
Delivery in 4 —7 days1

Small Packet — USA
Delivery in 5 — 8 days1

Features and value-added options

Tracking and delivery

Tracking and delivery confirmation

__

Delivery updates6

__

Delivery to post office box

Return to sender7

$

$

Liability coverage

Liability coverage up to $1002

__


Features and value-added options for businesses only

Savings

Solutions for Small Business

 

 

Pickup services

Scheduled pickup3

$

$

Third-party scheduled pickup3

$

$

On-demand pickup4

$

$

Third-party on-demand pickup4

$

$

International Service
Tracked Packet — International

Delivery in 6 — 10 days1

Features and value-added options

Tracking and delivery

Tracking and delivery confirmation

Delivery updates6

Delivery to post office box

Return to sender7

$
Liability coverage

Liability coverage up to $1002


Features and value-added options for businesses only

Savings

Solutions for Small Business

 

Pickup services

Scheduled pickup 3

$

Third-party scheduled pickup 3

$

On-demand pickup 4

$

Third-party on-demand pickup 4

$


International Service
Small Packet — International Air

Delivery in 4 — 7 days 1

Features and value-added options

Tracking and delivery

Tracking and delivery confirmation

Delivery updates6

Delivery to post office box

Return to sender7

$
Liability coverage

Liability coverage up to $1002


Features and value-added options for businesses only

Savings

Solutions for Small Business

 

Pickup services

Scheduled pickup 3

$

Third-party scheduled pickup 3

$

On-demand pickup 4

$

Third-party on-demand pickup 4

$


International Service
Small Packet — International Surface

Delivery in 4 — 6 weeks

Features and value-added options

Tracking and delivery

Tracking and delivery confirmation

Delivery updates6

Delivery to post office box

Return to sender7

$
Liability coverage

Liability coverage up to $1002


Features and value-added options for businesses only

Savings

Solutions for Small Business

 

Pickup services

Scheduled pickup 3

$

Third-party scheduled pickup 3

$

On-demand pickup 4

$

Third-party on-demand pickup 4

$


International Service
Light Packet — International

Delivery in 4 — 6 days1

Features and value-added options

Tracking and delivery

Tracking and delivery confirmation

Delivery updates6

Delivery to post office box

Return to sender7

$
Liability coverage

Liability coverage up to $1002


Features and value-added options for businesses only

Savings

Solutions for Small Business

 

Pickup services

Scheduled pickup 3

Third-party scheduled pickup 3

On-demand pickup 4

Third-party on-demand pickup 4


International Services
 

Tracked Packet — International
Delivery in 6 — 10 days1

Small Packet — International Air
Delivery in 4 — 7 days1

Small Packet — International Surface
Delivery in 4 — 6 weeks

Features and value-added options

Tracking and delivery

Tracking and delivery confirmation

__

__

Delivery updates6

__

__

Delivery to post office box

Return to sender7

$

$

$

Liability coverage

Liability coverage up to $1002

__

__


Features and value-added options for businesses only

Savings

Solutions for Small Business

 

 

 

Pickup services

Scheduled pickup3

$

$

$

Third-party scheduled pickup3

$

$

$

On-demand pickup4

$

$

$

Third-party on-demand pickup4

$

$

$

Legend:

✓ Feature is included in the service at no additional charge.
$ Available for a fee.
— Not available for that option.

  1. Delivery standards are for items sent between most major urban centres and depend on origin and destination. Delivery standards are in business days, not calendar days. Some exceptions apply.
  2. Exceptions and conditions apply.
  3. Scheduled pickup is free when customers purchase $15,000 and over of parcel shipping services annually per pickup location. Fee applies for customers who purchase less than $15,000 of parcel shipping services annually. Customers must purchase over $2,500 of parcel shipping services annually to qualify for scheduled pickup service. Scheduled and third-party scheduled pickups available only to commercial customers with parcel agreements.
  4. The on-demand pickup fee is per stop, covering the pickup of one or more parcel items. Find out where Canada Post offers pickup services or request a pickup. Customers may pay by “ACCOUNT” or by credit card.
  5. Some conditions and exceptions apply and are subject to change without notice.
  6. This option is available if you are creating parcel orders with Canada Post’s Electronic Shipping Tools (EST), a customer-developed/third-party shipping system, or if you use our tracking tool.
  7. All associated parcel return shipping fees are the responsibility of the customer and are based on the greater of the actual weight or the volumetric equivalent of actual weight.

Note: All options must be selected at time of shipping. Exceptions and conditions apply. For more information, see Canada Post’s Parcel Services Customer Guide.

  • Easy access

    We are Canada’s largest delivery network with 6,300 postal outlets for easy pickup and drop-off.

  • Simple labels

    Shipping labels are easy to create and use – one form
    does it all.

  • Simple no-zone pricing

    You’ll always know your U.S. shipping costs upfront with simple no-zone pricing.

  • Track from anywhere

    Track and confirm delivery from the Canada Post mobile app.