What proof do I get with Registered Mail?
It depends on where you’ re sending it:
Registered Mail Canada (domestic)
You can send letters, documents and small items like coins and jewellery by Registered Mail. Here’s the proof you’ll receive when it’s delivered:
- Signature of the person who signed when it was delivered
- Date it was signed
- Mailing receipt
Registered Mail U.S. and international
You can send letters and documents by Registered Mail. Here’s the proof you’ll receive when it’s sent:
- Date-stamped official receipt
How much does it cost and where can I buy it?
Registered Mail* is available for purchase at your local post office. Prices are additional to regular postage prices.
- Within Canada: $9.75
- International: $19.50
- U.S.A.: Pricing varies by sending and receiving destinations included in the Xpresspost TM - USA shipping service
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Included features and additional options
You can track mail in Canada using the unique tracking number. Get email notifications or use our mobile app.
Mail is returned to you if the person you’re sending it to has moved or the address is incomplete or doesn’t exist.Forwarded mail
If you send Registered Mail to someone’s old address, we’ll forward the mail to the new address (if the person you’re sending it to purchased our Mail Forwarding™ service).
Peace of mind
Only available for Registered Mail sent in Canada and by Xpresspost –USALiability coverage up to $100
Letters sent in Canada have an automatic $100 coverage. Purchase additional liability for valuable items. Liability coverage up to $60 for U.S. and international Registered Mail. Terms and conditions apply.Proof of mailing
Get proof of mail registration when you purchase at a post office.
Additional liability coverage
Up to $5,000 in Canada only. Terms and conditions apply.
Hard copy signature
Have a hard copy of the name and signature sent to you for a fee.
Need more information?
Read our Registered Mail (Canada) and Registered Mail (U.S and international) guides for details on features, options and terms and conditions.