Canada Post Delivery Times | International Delivery Times Days | Xpresspost




Canada Post’s International delivery times, National delivery times of all the service i.e  Canada Post Xpresspost, Canada Post Priority, Canada Post Expedited Parcel and Canada Post Regular Parcel almost same. But some time it depends upon users emergencies. Canada post provided all fast and mega fast delivery services for users.



Canada post Mail and Parcel Delivery Time Standards

  • Regular mail within Canada the delivery standard for regular mail sent inside Canada is below:

    • 1 Business day for local urgent mail & parcel
    • 2 business days for local mail & parcel
    • 3 business days within the province for mail & parcel
    • 4 days for national mail & parcel
  • Regular mail to the U.S.A.

    • 4-6 business days the delivery standard for regular mail sent from Canada to the U.S.A.
  • Regular mail to an international destination

    • 4-7 business days the delivery standard for mail sent from Canada to another country (except the U.S.A.)
  • Parcel delivery time standards

    • To calculate how long it should take for your parcel to be delivered, use our Find A Rate tool given on canadapost.ca

Note: These time frames are not guaranteed, as weather and mail volume can affect delivery.

How long does it take for a Canada Post letter to reach its destination?

Regular letters are delivered within 2 business days within a city, in 3 business days within a province, and in 4 business days nationally (excluding the day of mailing). If you are sending letters internationally, delivery time varies by country, but we expect international letters to be delivered in 4 to 7 business days.

Although Canada Post make every effort to meet these high standards, they are not guaranteed.

Note: The delivery standards do not applies to items that are return to sender or forwarded.

Canada Post Hours

Canada Post Hours are Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 8:00 pm on special cases, But Tracking can be used 24X7 and the Canada Post Customer Care number is also available to feel free to talk and resolve your queries. Canada Post is not delivered the mail or Parcel on Holidays just like Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. Canada Post Hours also vary to Residence and Business. The Time difference mention the difference of working hours .

Residences

Monday 9:00 a.m. until as late as 8:00 p.m
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. until as late as 8:00 p.m
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. until as late as 8:00 p.m
Thursday 9:00 a.m. until as late as 8:00 p.m
Friday 9:00 a.m. until as late as 8:00 p.m
Saturday Not Delivered
Sunday Not Delivered

Businesses

Monday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Saturday Not Delivered
Sunday Not Delivered
  • Canada Post deliver mail Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Every effort is made to accommodate business hours along each route. .
  • Due to factors like delivery volume or a change in the delivery route, your mail may arrive earlier or later than you normally expect it.
  • Business hours vary from residence because after business hours no body available to collect the mail and Parcel.

Canada Post Delivery standards are based on available transportation and, therefore, are subject to change without notice.

Canada Post Delivery standards can be changes because of many reasons. Here are some definition for changing delivery schedule for Canada post services. Below definition can explain how the geographical factor, local factor, other factor affected on delivery schedule.

  • Local – Where the destination city/town is the same as the originating city/town.
  • Provincial – Where the destination city/town is in the same province as the originating city/town.
  • Regional – Where the destination city/town is in the same region as the originating city/town. Canadian regions are grouped according to mention below
Canadian regions
Region
Geographical Area
Atlantic
New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Central
Québec and Ontario, including Northwestern Ontario
(Postal CodesOM P7A-P7L, P8N, P8T, P9A, P9N, P0T-P0Y)
Western
British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario
(Postal Codes P7A-P7L, P8N, P8T, P9A, P9N, P0T-P0Y)
Nunavut East
X0A
Nunavut West
X0B and X0C
Northwest Territories
X0E, X0G and X1A
Yukon
Y0A, Y0B and Y1A
  • National – Where the destination city/town is in a different province as the originating city/town.
  • Forward Sortation Area (FSA) is the first 3 characters of the Postal Code. The FSA identifies the major geographic area in an urban or rural location.
  • Local Delivery Unit (LDU) is the last 3 characters of the Postal Code. The LDU identifies the smallest delivery unit within the FSA.
  • Processing facility – Processing facility at which parcels and mail are separated, sorted and transported to destination facilities for further processing or delivery.
  • Major urban centre – Major Urban centre is a location with a processing facility for sorting, processing and distributing parcels and mail. Delivery standards to and from major urban centres are shortest because parcels and mail do not need to be transported to or from a processing facility before they are delivered.
  • Non-major urban centre – a location without a processing facility. Delivery standards to or from non-major urban centres are longer because non-local parcels and mail need to be transported to or from a processing facility before they can be delivered.
  • Northern regions and remote areas – a location that is far removed from major urban centres or that receives infrequent service.

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