Canada post

Canada Post

Canadian Postal Service


Canada Post Tracking - International & Xpresspost Parcel

Canada post

Canada Post will be a world leader in providing innovative physical and electronic delivery solutions, creating value for our customers, employees and all Canadians. Building and maintaining trusted relationships with employees, customers, partners, suppliers and our shareholder is fundamental to our business, our reputation, and our success.

Like all large organizations, Canada Post is often faced with challenges that require difficult decisions. The Canada Post Code of Conduct explains the behaviour that is expected of employees at all levels of the company, and provides information on where to find additional help.

Canada Post Tracking Package

Canada Post shipping tracking allows any inbound and outbound international package tracking. Use any Canada Post tracking number or code to locale and follow shipment statuses of your parcel.

You need to find or locate your tracking number first. It can be found on your receipt or package, delivery notice card that you received in the mail, reference number provided by the person who shipped the package.

Just enter your tracking number on top of this page and hit Track Package

Tracking Canada Post

You can track your parcel by entering your parcel tracking number into search box above. All you need is your package number to be able to see the status of your package.

Xpresspost Tracking

With our package tracking you can easily find out status and location of your Xpresspost package. All because we track Canada Post through every conceivable logistics company, like UBI Smart Parcel or APC Postal Logistics.

Besides, when tracking packages from eBay to Canada shipped using Global Shipping Program we'll find related Canada Post tracking number and track it automaticaly for you.

In certain cases when Amazon order is shipped via APC Postal Logistics, you can even track it with TBA number from Amazon Logistics.

What is a tracking number?

Your tracking number is located on your receipt or directly on your package.

Tracking numbers are comprised of either:

  • 16 numeric digits - 7035114477138472, 4002847016405018, or
  • 13 numeric and alphabetic characters - RY982465507CN, LZ213465621CN, LM071894960CA

Canada Post Domestic Parcels

Canada Post offers 4 domestic parcel delivery services

  • Regular Parcel - Expected delivery time ranges from 2 to 13 business days, depending on the destination.
  • Expedited Parcel - Available only to business customers. Delivery time ranges from 1 to 13 business days, depending on the destination.
  • Xpresspost - Is a service for parcels and documents. Delivery time ranges from 1 to 2 business days between major centres, and up to 7 business days to more remote areas.
  • Priority - Provides next business day service between major centres, and service within 7 business days to more remote locations.

Canada Post International Parcels

Canada Post offers 6 international package and parcel services

  • Light Packet - Maximum weight is 500 g. Maximum dimensions are 380 mm × 270 mm × 20 mm. No delivery time guarantee. No ability to trace or make an investigation if it is lost or delayed
  • Small Packet - Air and surface services are available. Maximum weight is 1 kg (USA) and 2 kg (International). No ability to trace or make an investigation if it is lost or delayed
  • Xpresspost-USA and International - Maximum weight is 30 kg (USA) and 20 to 30 kg (depending on the international destination). Handed off to the USPS / other postal administrations as Priority Mail Express / EMS
  • International Parcel - Air and surface service available. No on time guarantee
  • Priority Worldwide - Partnered with FedEx - Delivers overnight to the US and to more than 220 countries in 2–3 business days with detailed tracking
  • Expedited Parcel USA - It is cheaper than the standard international rate. Handed off to the USPS as Priority Mail

About Canada Post

Canada Post Corporation functions as the primary postal operator in Canada. Originally known as Royal Mail Canada (the operating name of the Post Office Department of the Canadian government founded in 1867), rebranding was done to the “Canada Post” name in the late 1960s.

Canada Post provided service to more than 16 million addresses and delivered nearly 8.4 billion mail items in 2016. Delivery takes place via traditional "to the door" service and centralized delivery by 25,000 letter carriers, through a 13,000 vehicle fleet. There are more than 6,200 post offices across the country, a combination of corporate offices and private franchises that are operated by retailers, such as drugstores.

With the help of the Parcels app, you can find out the exact location of your parcel or shipments delivered by "Canada Post" in a few seconds.

Download Parcels app for iPhone or Android to always know where your packages are, and get Push notifications when package tracking changes.

Canada Post tracking statuses

Status Description
In transit
Item accepted
Notice card left indicating where and when to pick up item
Item has arrived in Canada and was sent for further processing
Item on hold
Item presented to customs
International item has left originating country and is en route to Canada
Item picked up by Canada Post
Shipment picked up by Canada Post
Item has been presented to Canada Border Services Agency for customs review
International item processed in originating country
International item released from Customs for processing by Canada Post
Electronic information submitted by shipper
Item has been sent to customs in the destination country
International item mailed in originating country
Extreme weather conditions at this location; item delayed
International item is in transit to the delivery office
International Item being prepared for export
International item being forwarded to destination country
International item has been forwarded onwards to destination
Signature image recorded for Online viewing
Item has arrived at the delivery office in the destination country
Customs has released item to post office
Item accepted at the Post Office
International item has arrived at transit destination
Item out for delivery
Item successfully delivered
International shipment has arrived in a foreign country
Business closed for the day. Item on hold for second delivery attempt
Item being returned to sender. Incomplete address
Item processed
Verifying recipient's address; Possible delay
Attempted delivery. Notice card left indicating where item can be picked up
Item rescheduled for delivery next business day
Item arrived
Item arrived at the Undeliverable Mail Office. Please contact Cust Service
Item available for pickup at Post Office
Item redirected to recipient's new address
Item departed
Item re-routed due to processing error; Possible delay
Item has arrived in foreign country
Delivered to community mailbox or parcel locker
Item was released by Customs and is now with Canada Post for processing
Item in transit to Post Office
Item has been released by Customs
Delivered to community mailbox, parcel locker or apt./condo mailbox
Delivered to community mailbox, parcel locker or apt./condo mailbox
In transit
Item processed