LETTERMAIL RATES: CANADA POST - LETTERMAIL
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   • LETTERMAIL RATES
   • INCENTIVE LETTERMAIL
   • POSTAL INDECIA ARTWORK: LETTERMAIL
   • SIZE STANDARDS
   • DELIVERY STANDARDS
   • LETTERMAIL UNPRINTED CLEAR ZONES
   • POSTAL STANDARDS: LETTERMAIL


CANADA POST: LETTERMAIL RATES as of January 15, 2018
 
Price per Item
Standard (S/L)
Up to 30 g
Over 30 g up to 50 g
Single Stamp(s)
$1.00
$1.20
Stamps in Booklets/Coils/Other(1)
$0.85
$1.20
Meter or Postal Indicia
$0.84
$1.19
Other
(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
Single Stamp(s)
$1.80
$2.95
$4.10
$4.70
$5.05
Stamp in booklets/coils/panes
$1.80
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
Meter or Postal Indicia
$1.79
$2.91
$4.08
$4.63
$4.97


CANADA POST: INCENTIVE LETTERMAIL(2) as of January 15, 2018
Standard Up to 30g Over 30g up to 50g Over 50g up to 100g
Machineable $0.78 $1.02 n/a
       
OVERSIZE (O/S)   0-100g 100g - 500g
Machineable   $1.64 $1.64 + $0.0068/g over 100g

Options Price
Do Not Forward $ 0.01 per item(3)
Registered Mail $ 9.00 plus applicable Lettermail postage
Hard Copy Signature After mailing: $ 7.25
Additional Liability Coverage(4) $2.25 per $100 (up to a maximum of $5,000.00)

Notes:
(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) Use of the Electronic Shipping Tools (EST) to prepare, transmit and submit an Order (Statement of Mailing) is mandatory to access Incentive Lettermail prices. Incentive Lettermail items accompanied by a manually prepared Order will be priced at the applicable Lettermail Meter or Postal Indicia prices.
(3) Applicable to each item in the mailing bearing the Do Not Forward endorsement regardless of the items being returned.
(4) Some conditions and exceptions apply.
In order to qualify for the Machineable price, mail must be certified, meaning a machine "read rate performance" of 90% for Standard, and 80% for Oversize.
In For further details, please visit our website at canadapost.ca/ilmguides.

CANADA Prepaid Registered Mail as of January 15, 2018
  Standard Other Letter
  Up to 50 g Up to 200 g
Prepaid Registered Mail /
Government Secure Registered Mail
$ 10.20 $ 11.95



Postal Indecia Artwork: http://www.canadapost.ca/tools/pg/indicia/default-e.asp


Size Standards:
Standard

 

Minimum size: 90 mm x 156 mm x 0.18mmT - 5 1/2" x 3 9/16" x .008

Maximum size: 156 mm x 245 mm x 5 mmT - 6 1/8" x 9 5/8" x 3/16"

 

Oversize (O/S)

Maximum size: 270 mm x 380 mm x 20 mm 10 5/8" x 15" x 3/4"

Maximum weight:
500 grams - 17.62 ozs.

Post Card

Minimum size: 90 mm x 140mm x 0.18mmT - 5 1/2" x 3 9/16" x .008

Maximum size: 120 mm x 235 mm x cardstock - 4 11/16" x 9 1/4" x cardstock

Anything beyond these standards must go as a parcel. Canada Post has several delivery options through the parcel network.



Delivery Standards:

Published delivery standards for Lettermail product:

Local:
2 business days
Within Province: 3 business days
National: 4 business days

According to surveys taken by an independent auditing firm, Canada Post makes these delivery times 96 to 97% of the time on properly prepared lettermail.


Lettermail Unprinted Clear Zones
  • Simply keep clear of three "quiet" zones
    • 19mm up from the bottom edge and 150mm from the right hand corner
    • Areas immediately to the right and below the address block
    • The upper right hand corner (reserved for postage)
 
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