Canada Post Prepaid Envelope | Canada Post Flat Rate Envelope

Canada Post prepaid envelopes are a convenient way to ship your parcel and manage your cost. There are lots of varieties in size and formats of a Canada Post prepaid envelope for shipping within Canada, U.S, and other international destinations.

Prepaid envelopes include the on-time delivery guarantee. You can get delivery confirmation and track your item online. In case of some damage or loss, you will be able to get liability coverage up to $100. This condition only valid for the items which have been sent within Canada and the U.S.

If you want to send your parcel safely, then you have another option to send an item. You can send your item through Flat Rate Boxes.

Does Canada Post Flat Rate Envelope Need a Signature Upon Delivery?

canada post prepaid envelope

Priority: A signature option is available at no extra cost. You have to check the option box on the envelope to make the signature option available.

Xpresspost: If you are sending an item within Canada then, you have to buy the signature stickers according to your usage limit. Signature is automatically captured when your item is being sent to the U.S and other international destinations.

Canada Post Prepaid Envelope Types and Sizes:

There lots of varieties of prepaid envelopes to send within Canada, the U.S, and other parts of the world.

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Priority Prepaid Envelopes for Within Canada:

The delivery standard for sending prepaid envelopes within Canada for local, regional, and national may be the same or different. It may be delivered to the local destination on the next day of shipping an envelope and for the regional or national destination, it will be delivered on the next day.

Delivery:

Local — next day

Regional/national — next day1

TypeZoneSizeMaximum WeightMaximum Thickness
LetterRegional318 mm x 241 mm
(12 1⁄2 in. x 9 1⁄2 in.)
500 g
(1.1 lb.)
15 mm
National

318 mm x 241 mm
(12 1⁄2 in. x 9 1⁄2 in.)
500 g
(1.1 lb.)
15 mm
PackRegional390 mm x 295 mm
(15 5⁄16 in. x 11 5⁄8 in.)
1 kg
(2.2 lb.)
30 mm
National

394 mm x 314 mm
(15 1⁄2 in. x 12 3⁄8 in.)
1 kg
(2.2 lb.)
30 mm

Canada Post Xpresspost Prepaid Envelopes within Canada:

The delivery standard for sending Xpresspost prepaid envelopes within Canada for local, regional, and national may be the same or different. It may be delivered to the local destination on the next day of shipping an envelope, for the regional destination, it will be delivered on the next day, and for the national destination, it will take at least 2 days.

Delivery:

Local — next day

Regional — next day1

National — 2 days1

TypeZoneSizeMaximum WeightMaximum Thickness
StandardRegional260 mm x 159 mm
(10 1⁄4 in. x 6 1⁄4 in.)
500 g
(1.1 lb.)
15 mm
National260 mm x 159 mm
(10 1⁄4 in. x 6 1⁄4 in.)
500 g
(1.1 lb.)
15 mm
LetterRegional318 mm x 241 mm
(12 1⁄2 in. x 9 1⁄2 in.)
500 g
(1.1 lb.)
15 mm
National318 mm x 241 mm
(12 1⁄2 in. x 9 1⁄2 in.)
500 g
(1.1 lb.)
15 mm
PackRegional394 mm x 314 mm
(15 1⁄2 in. x 12 3⁄8 in.)
1 kg
(2.2 lb.)

30 mm
National394 mm x 314 mm
(15 1⁄2 in. x 12 3⁄8 in.)
1 kg
(2.2 lb.)

30 mm
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Canada Post Xpresspost Prepaid Envelopes (bubble) within Canada:

The delivery standard for sending Xpresspost prepaid envelopes (bubble) within Canada for local, regional, and national may be different. It may be delivered to the local destination on the next day of shipping an envelope, for the regional destination, it will be delivered on the next day, and for the national destination, it will take at least 2 days.

Delivery:

Local — next day

Regional — next day1

National — 2 days1

TypeZoneSizeMaximum Weight
StandardRegional247 mm x 190 mm
(9 3⁄4 in. x 7 1⁄2 in.)
500 g
(1.1 lb.)
National247 mm x 190 mm
(9 3⁄4 in. x 7 1⁄2 in.)
500 g
(1.1 lb.)
PackRegional400 mm x 292 mm
(15 3⁄4 in. x 11 1⁄2 in.)
1.36 kg
(2.9 lb.)
National400 mm x 292 mm
(15 3⁄4 in. x 11 1⁄2 in.)
1.36 kg
(2.9 lb.)

Canada Post Xpresspost – USA Prepaid Envelope:

The delivery standard of Canada Post Xpresspost for USA prepaid envelope is different from the delivery standard of the Xpresspost prepaid envelope within Canada. It will take up to 2 to 3 days to reach the USA destination.

Delivery in 2 or 3 days1

Size Size
Letter3 318 mm x 241 mm
(12 1⁄2 in. x 9 1⁄2 in.)

Canada Post Prepaid Envelope International:

The delivery standard of Canada Post prepaid envelope for an international destination may differ from the delivery standard of the Xpresspost prepaid envelope within Canada or within the USA. It will take up to 4 to 7 business days to reach any international destination.

Delivery in 4 or 7 business days1

Size Size
Letter3 380 mm x 240 mm
(15 in. x 9 7⁄16 in.)
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