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Postal Announcements: Get the latest prices and details related to the Canada Post rate change.


UPDATE: Canada Post has announced a postal rate increase for all classes and sizes of letters and some services to affect meters and permanent stamps to take effect on Monday, 6 May, 2024.


Some key changes for May 2024 rate update:

  • Meter price changes for LettermailTM, Incentive LettermailTM,  and Letter-post for all sizes and weights to destinations in Canada, USA and internationally
  • Price increases for options and services

NOTE: All meters are required to connect and download latest software update to ensure continued compliance with Canada Post requirements

For comparison purposes

  • The price for a single paper stamp for domestic standard letter 0-30g is $1.15
  • The price per stamp purchased in booklet or coil is $0.99

The good news - Canada Post has reintroduced savings for postage meter users. Savings range from $0.01-$0.44 depending on weight, size, and destination of the letter.

For more details on the announced prices and changes, visit



Domestic Rates

Domestic Letter Meter Rates  

Postal Indicia

Single Stamps  

Book or Coil (per stamp)

Standard (S/L)        
0-30g $0.98 $0.99 $1.15 $0.99
30-50g $1.40 $1.40 $1.40 $1.40
Other (Non-standard and Oversize)          
up to 100g $2.09 $2.09 $2.09
>100-200g $3.43 $3.43
>200-300g $4.78 $4.78 $4.78 n/a
>300-400g $5.48 $5.48 $5.48 n/a
>400-500g $5.89 $5.89 $5.89 n/a


Incentive Letter Rates

 Machineable      Meter Rates  
Standard (S/L)     
0-30g   $0.98
30-50g   $1.39
Other (O/S)    
up to 100g   $2.08
>100-500g   n/a



Do Not Forward   $0.02 per item bearing "Do Not Forward" endorsement
Registered Mail                     $10.50 + applicable letter mail postage
Signature Hard Copy after mailing : $7.25
Additional Liability Coverage     $2.75 per $100 (up to a maximum of $5000)


USA Rates

USA Letter Meter rate  Stamp 
Standard (S/L)    
0-30 g $1.40 $1.40
30-50g $2.09 $2.09
Other (Non-standard and Oversize)    
up to 100g $3.26 $3.43
>100 to 200g $5.90 $5.99
>200-500g $11.76 $11.99


International Rates

International Letter Meter rate Stamp
Standard (S/L)    
0-30 g $2.86 $2.92
30-50g $4.16 $4.17
Other (Non-standard and Oversize)    
up to 100g $6.77 $6.88
>100 to 200g $11.76 $11.99
>200-500g $23.53 $23.97


More information?

For details and instructions on how to download the new rates, visit our Update Meter Rates page.  If you're not a Pitney Bowes customer and want to take advantage of these savings, see our wide range of digital postage meters.