Canada Post Postage Rates

(The 2018 Canada Post Postage Rates take effect on January 15, 2018.)

Summary of the 2018 Canada Post Rates and Services

Registered Mail envelope

Registered Mail envelope take effect on January 15, 2018. The upcoming key changes you should be aware of are:

  • The label on prepaid envelopes will be moved from the front of the envelope to the back of the envelope.
  • The destination address will be at the top of the new label instead of the bottom.
  • The barcode will be more prominent.

Direct Marketing and Transaction Mail

Direct Marketing and Transaction Mail price and service changes effective Jan 15, 2018. Service changes including size, weight and delivery cycle for Neighbourhood Mail:

  • Remove maximum number of items per bundle requirement for Neighbourhood Mail
  • Remove requirement for an Agreement to access the non-contract price for Postal Code Targeting
  • Remove chevrons currently part of indicia for Postal Code Targeting
  • Increase thickness for Personalized Mail Dimensional items
  • Remove requirement for an Agreement to access Incentive Lettermail
  • Reduce minimum volume requirement – Machineable Mail
  • Electronic Shipping Tools (EST) enhancements

International Incentive Letter-postTM service

International Incentive Letter-postTM service (Premium, Standard and Per Item) will remain at current levels and there are no service changes planned in 2018.

2018 Canada Post Personalized Mail™ Prices and Changes

Personalized Mail™
(Machineable)
2018 Price 2017 Price
STANDARD Up to 50 g 0.48 0.47
OVERSIZE Up to 500 g 0.72 0.70
Per gram over 50 g 0.0034 0.0034
  • Overall ~2.1% postage increase for Machineable Personalized Mail. The $0.05 price difference between Machineable and Special Handling will be maintained.

2018 Canada Post Personalized Mail™ Prices and Changes

Personalized Mail™
(Special Handling)
2018 Price 2017 Price
STANDARD Up to 50 g 0.53 0.52
STANDARD Over 50 g up to 100 g 0.58 0.57
OVERSIZE Up to 500 g $0.67 + $0.0034 per g over 50 g 0.65
OVERSIZE Over 500 g $2.61 + $0.0040 per g over 500 g 2.59
Up to 1.36 kg
DIMENSIONAL Up to 500 g $1.49 + $0.0018 per g over 50 g 1.48
DIMENSIONAL Over 500 g $2.90 + $0.0040 per g over 500 g 2.89
Up to 1.36 kg
  • Return To Sender/RPG – Additional $0.01 per piece
  • Overall ~2.1% postage weighted average increase for Special Handling Personalized Mail.

2018 Canada Post Neighbourhood Mail™ Prices and Changes

Neighbourhood Mail™ 2018 Price 2017 Price
STANDARD Up to 50 g 16.2¢ 16.0¢
STANDARD Over 50 g up to 100 g 18.3¢ 18.1¢
STANDARD Over 100 g 27.4¢ + 0.24¢ per g > 100 g 27.4¢ + 0.24¢ per g > 100 g
OVERSIZE Up to 50 g 17.5¢ 17.3¢
OVERSIZE Over 50 g up to 100 g 19.9¢ 19.7¢
OVERSIZE Over 100 g 28.6¢ + 0.24¢ per g > 100 g 28.6¢ + 0.24¢ per g > 100 g
OPTIONS
Transportation –
STANDARD
1.0¢ 1.0¢
Specified Delivery Start Date –
STANDARD
1.0¢ 1.0¢
Transportation –
OVERSIZE
1.0¢ 1.0¢
Specified Delivery Start Date – OVERSIZE No Charge No Charge
  • Size change from 12” x 9” to 12” x 11” & weight and delivery cycle of mail. Depending upon size.

2018 Canada Post Publications Mail™ Prices and Changes

Publications Mail™ Mail
(Special Handling Up to 1.36 kg)
2018 Price 2017 Price
LOCAL 0.56 0.54
LOCAL Per gram over 200 g 0.0038 0.0038
REGIONAL 0.59 0.57
REGIONAL Per gram over 200 g 0.0038 0.0038
NATIONAL 0.63 0.6
NATIONAL Per gram over 200 g 0.0038 0.0038
  • Overall ~1.6% postage increase for Special Handling Publications Mail.

2018 Canada Post Publications Mail™ Prices and Changes

Publications Mail™ Mail
(Delivery Facility Presort Up to 1.36 kg)
2018 Price 2017 Price
LOCAL RURAL 0.46 0.44
LOCAL RURAL Per gram over 100 g 0.0028 0.0028
REGIONAL RURAL 0.60 0.58
REGIONAL RURAL Per gram over 100 g 0.0035 0.0035
NATIONAL 0.78 0.75
NATIONAL Per gram over 100 g 0.0037 0.0037
  • Overall ~3.3% postage increase for Delivery Facility Presort.

2018 Canada Post Publications Mail™ Prices and Changes

Publications Mail™
(Machineable)
2018 Price 2017 Price
STANDARD Up to 50 g 0.48 0.47
OVERSIZE Up to 500 g 0.77 0.74
Per gram over 100 g 0.0036 0.0036
  • Overall ~1.4% postage increase for Machineable Mail.

2018 Canada Post Business Reply Mail™ Prices and Changes

Business Reply Mail™ 2018 Price 2017 Price
DOMESTIC BRM – MACHINEABE Standard up to 50 g 0.90 0.88
OTHER (Non-Std & Oversize) up to 100 g Non Machineable 2.26 2.20
100 g to 200 g 2.96 2.88
200 g to 500 g 4.08 3.96
INTERNATIONAL BRM up to 50 g 2.26 2.20
ANNUAL FEE –DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL $725.00 Domestic 690
$725.00 International
  • Update Business Reply (BRM) artwork (applicable for both Domestic & International BRM).

2018 Canada Post Retail Lettermail™ Prices and Changes

Retail Lettermail™ 2018 Price 2017 Price
Single Stamp(s) – Up to 30 g 1.00 1.00
Single Stamp(s) – Over 30 g up to 50 g 1.20 1.20
Stamps in booklet/coils/panes – Up to 30 g 0.85 0.85
Stamps in booklet/coils/panes – Over 30 g up to 50 g 1.20 1.20
OTHER 1.80 1.80
(Non-Standard and Oversize) – Up to 100 g
OTHER 2.95 2.95
(Non-Standard and Oversize) – Over 100 g Up to 200 g
OTHER 4.10 4.10
(Non-Standard and Oversize) – Over 200 g Up to 300 g
OTHER 4.70 4.70
(Non-Standard and Oversize) – Over 300 g Up to 400 g
(Non-Standard and Oversize) – Over 400 g Up to 500 g 5.05 5.05
  • No increases again for 2018 — 3 years in a row for items paid by stamps.

2018 Canada Post Commercial Lettermail™ Prices and Changes

Lettermail™ 2018 Price 2017 Price
Meter/Postage Indicia – Up to 30 g 0.84 0.82
Meter/Postage Indicia – Over 30 g up to 50 g 1.19 1.19
Non-Std & Oversize – Up to 100 g 1.79 1.76
Non-Std & Oversize – 100 g to 200 g 2.91 2.85
Non-Std & Oversize – 200 g to 300 g 4.08 4.00
Non-Std & Oversize – 300 g to 400 g 4.63 4.54
Non-Std & Oversize – 400 g to 500 g 4.97 4.87
  • Overall ~2.0% postage increase for Meter and Postal Indicia.

2018 Canada Post Commercial Incentive Lettermail™ Prices and Changes

Incentive Lettermail™ 2018 Price 2017 Price
MACHINEABLE STD– Up to 30 g 0.78 0.76
MACHINEABLE STD–30 g to 50 g 1.02 1.00
MACHINEABLE STD–Up to 100 g 1.64 1.61
OVERSIZE – 100 g up to 500 g $1.64 +$0.0068 per g over 100 g $1.61 + $0.0067 perg over 100 g
  • Remove requirement for an Incentive Lettermail Agreement.

2018 Canada Post USA Letter-Post Prices and Changes

USA Letter-Post 2018 Price 2017 Price
US Standard – STAMPS up to 30 g 1.20 1.20
US Standard – Meter or Postal Indicia up to 30 g 1.19 1.19
US Standard – STAMPS Over 30 g up to 50 g 1.80 1.80
US Standard – Meter or Postal Indicia Over 30 g up to 50 g 1.77 1.77
US Non-Std & Oversize – STAMPS Up to 100 g 2.95 2.95
US Non-Std & Oversize – Meter or Postal Indicia Up to 100 g 2.75 2.75
US Non-Std & Oversize – STAMPS Over 100 g Up to 200 g 5.15 5.15
US Non-Std & Oversize – Meter or Postal Indicia Over 100 g Up to 200 g 4.98 4.98
US Non-Std & Oversize – STAMPS Over 200 g Up to 500 g 10.3 10.3
US Non-Std & Oversize – Meter or Postal Indicia Over 200 g Up to 500 g 9.93 9.93

2018 Canada Post International Letter-Post Prices and Changes

International Letter-Post 2018 Price 2017 Price
Standard – STAMPS up to 30 g 2.50 2.50
Standard – Meter or Postal Indicia up to 30 g 2.42 2.42
Standard – STAMPS Over 30 g up to 50 g 3.60 3.60
Standard – Meter or Postal Indicia Over 30 g up to 50 g 3.51 3.51
Non-Std & Oversize – STAMPS Up to 100 g 5.90 5.90
Non-Std & Oversize – Meter or Postal Indicia Up to 100 g 5.71 5.71
Non-Std & Oversize – STAMPS Over 100 g Up to 200 g 10.30 10.30
Non-Std & Oversize – Meter or Postal Indicia Over 100 g Up to 200 g 9.93 9.93
Non-Std & Oversize – STAMPS Over 200 g Up to 500 g 20.60 20.60
Non-Std & Oversize – Meter or Postal Indicia Over 200 g Up to 500 g 19.87 19.87
  • No increase again in 2018 for USA or International stamp or meter postage.

2018 Canada Post Postal Code Targeting Price

Machineable Standard up to 50 grams
30.6 cents
  • Still send 200 samples for testing if it has successfully passed a format and are repeating a similar mailing.
  • As of January 15 2018: CPC removing requirement to complete and agreement activation form if customers are accessing the non-discounted price.
  • As of January 15 2018: Remove chevrons that form part of indicia.
  • As of January 15 2018: Clarifying the suitable ink colours by removing the Pantone colour palette and listing the few unacceptable colours.

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