Become an authorized retail partner

    Offer post office products and services from your store

    Authorized retail partners are businesses that have partnered with Canada Post. You can sell stamps, supplies for mailing and shipping and hold packages for customers to pick up from your business.

    Benefit as a retail partner

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    Drive traffic to your store

    Generate incremental sales for your business by expanding your products and services offering and by increasing customer foot traffic.

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    Revenue growth

    Receive discounts on mailing supplies and receive fee payments for Canada Post products and services sold.


    Increased customer recognition

    Highlight your partnership with an established and trusted Canadian brand.

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    Customer satisfaction

    Offer customers the option to pick up packages at your store when they can’t be at home for delivery.

    How to get started

    There are 3 different ways to partner with us. Please note that all of our partners who handle mail and have access to our facilities and systems must obtain security clearance.

    Apply to become a retail partner
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    Full service post office

    Your business can offer all the services of a Canada Post retail post office.

    • Customers can pick up their packages at your retail business
    • Offer stamps as well as mailing and shipping supplies for resale
    • Sell money delivery services and prepaid cards
    • Provide outgoing mail and parcel services
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    Parcel pickup

    Your business can operate as a pickup location year-round or temporarily during peak season and sell a limited amount of mailing supplies.

    • Customers can pick up their parcels at your retail business
    • Offer stamps and some mailing and shipping supplies for resale

    How we select retailers

    Retail post offices are opened based on our customer’s needs. Here are some of the factors we consider:

    • Your store’s location and hours
    • Accessibility standards for retail businesses
    • Local management expertise and network requirements

    Learn more about our purchasing practices, invoicing and payments

    Reach out to us with any questions

    Contact us for more information about becoming an authorized retailer.