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

 

Canada Post has proposed* 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.

*We will update this page as soon as Canada Post confirms approval of proposed rate change.

 

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

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 www.canadapost.ca/notice.

 

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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
$2.09
>100-200g $3.43 $3.43
$3.43
n/a
>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

 

Options

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 $1199

 

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.