Canada Post Lettermail Rates | Size | Delivery Time

Canada Post offers many services like Xpresspost, Hold Mail, Registered Mail, Mail Forwarding, etc. It has a separate service to send your billing statements, personal messages, invoice, etc on time, known as Canada Post Lettermail Service. It is the most convenient way to send all these types of things within Canada. In this article, we are going to discuss Canada Post Lettermail, Canada Post Lettermail Rates, Canada Post Lettermail Price, Canada Post Lettermail Delivery Time. Keep reading this article:

What Is Canada Post Lettermail?

Lettermail is a service provided by Canada Post to send personal messages, invoice, billing statements within Canada. It is the most convenient and cheapest way to send letters, card, any type of report, receipts, Flexible magnets, any type of notice, CD or DVD, etc. It is of two types.Canada Post Lettermail

  1. Standard: Mails that meets the required size and weight details.
  2. Other (Non-Standard and Oversize): Mails that doesn’t meet the required size and weight of standard mail and which doesn’t exceed the max. and min. weight required details.

As we said above, Mails need to qualify the size and weight requirements for standard lettermail. Let’s find out standard and non-standard Canada post lettermail size in our next paragraph.

Canada Post Lettermail Size | Weight | Dimensions:

Canada Post lettermail size depends upon the content filled in it. Canada Post Lettermail size, weight and dimensions for standard and non-standard and Canada Post oversized lettermail are shown below in the table.

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Category
Length
Width
Thickness
Aspect Ratio**
Weight
Standard
Standard Lettermail
min.
140 mm (5.6 in.)
90 mm (3.6 in.)
0.18 mm (0.007 in.)
1.3 : 1
2 g (0.07 oz.)
max.
245 mm (9.6 in.)
156 mm (6.1 in.)
5 mm (0.2 in.)
2.6 : 1
50 g (1.76 oz.)

*Square envelopes are accepted by Canada Post with the dimension of (min. size of 140 mm x 140 mm x 0.18 mm and max. size of 156 mm x 156 mm x 5 mm).

Category
Length
Width
Thickness
Weight
Other (e.g. envelopes, cards and self-mailers)
Non-standard
min.
140 mm (5.6 in.)
90 mm (3.6 in.)
0.18 mm (0.007 in.)
3 g (0.11 oz.)
max.
380 mm (14.9 in.)
270 mm (10.6 in.)
20 mm (0.8 in.)
500 g (17.6 oz.)
Canada Post Oversize Lettermail
min.
140 mm (5.6 in.)
90 mm (3.6 in.)
0.18 mm (0.007 in.)
5 g* (0.17 oz.)
max.
380 mm (14.9 in.)
270 mm (10.6 in.)
20 mm (0.8 in.)
500 g (17.6 oz.)
Canada Post Doesn’t Accept Following Items:

These items are not accepted by Canada Post as standard lettermail. All these items may only be mailed as non-standard mail.

  • bottle caps
  • loose coins*
  • food stuffs
  • glass
  • jewellery
  • keys
  • liquids
  • pencils
  • pens
  • powders
  • seeds
  • anything fragile or perishable
  • anything that may soil or harm other mail, postal equipment, or can cause injuries to persons handling them.

Canada Post Lettermail Rates | Canada Post Lettermail Prices:

0—30g = up to 5 sheets of paper*    0—50g = up to 9 sheets of paper*

Canada
U.S.
International
0—30g
$1.05 / stamp
$0.90 / stamp in a booklet
0—30g
$1.27
0—30g
$2.65
Over 30g—50g
$1.27
Over 30g—50g
$1.90
Over 30g—50g
$3.80

Canada Post Lettermail Delivery Time:

Canada Post lettermail delivery time is the estimated delivery standard of how much time it will take for the mail to be delivered. These Delivery Standards are not guaranteed. It takes 2 days in local, 3 days within the province and 4 days for national delivery in major urban centres. Canada Post lettermail delivery takes 2 days in local, 3 days within the province and 4 days for national delivery in non-major urban centres, but for the northern regions and remote centres it takes the same time for local of 2 Days, within the province up to 6 days and for the national delivery it takes up to 8 days for delivering a lettermail.

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Delivery Zone
Local
Within Province
National
Major Urban Centres
2 days
3 days
4 days
Non-major Urban Centres
2 days
3 days
4 days
Northern Regions and Remote Centres
2 days
up to 6 days
up to 8 days

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