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 12, 2015
 
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
$0.85
$1.20
Meter or Postal Indicia
$0.77
$1.18
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
Stamp(s)
$1.80
$2.95
$4.10
$4.70
$5.05
Meter or Postal Indicia
$1.65
$2.68
$3.76
$4.27
$4.58


CANADA POST: INCENTIVE LETTERMAIL as of January 12, 2015
SHORT & LONG (S/L) Up to 30g Over 30g up to 50g Over 50g up to 100g
Machineable $0.72 $0.95 n/a
Presort $0.71 $0.94 n/a
       
OVERSIZE (O/S)   0-100g 100g - 500g
Machineable   $1.55 $1.55 + $0.0064/g over 100g
Presort   $1.52 $1.52 + $0.0064/g over 100g
Options
Price
Do Not Forward
$ 0.01 per item
 
Use of the Electronic Shipping Tools (EST) to prepare 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 prices and the manual Order processing fee of $5.00
In order to qualify for the Machineable price, mail must be certified, meaning a machine "read rate performance" of 90% for Short and Long, and 80% for Oversize.

Options Price
Do Not Forward $ 0.01 per item
Prepaid Registered Mail - Std Ltr up to 50 grams $10.20 per item
Prepaid Registered Mail - Other Ltr up to 500 grams $11.95 per item
Hard Copy Signature $ 7.25
Additional Coverage for Loss or Damage $2.20 per $100 (up to a maximum of $5,000.00)
Manual Order Processing Fee - Price per manual Order (Statement of Mailing) $ 5.00



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


Size Standards:
Short Long (S/L)

 

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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