Civic addresses should contain:
The following sections illustrate our recommended addressing guidelines for Canadian addresses. Please note that in all cases the number of lines in the address block may not exceed six.
Civic address with additional delivery information
Postal Box address with civic address and additional delivery information
Rural Route address with civic address
Rural Route address with additional address information
If you wish to include additional delivery information, it should appear under the first line. If you wish to include the civic address, it should appear above the Postal Box number and station information.
Postal Box addresses with civic address and additional delivery information should contain:
If you wish to include additional delivery information, it should appear under the addressee. If there’s a civic address for the rural area, it should appear above the Rural Route identifier and station information.
Rural Route addresses with civic address should contain:
Rural addresses that don’t contain a civic address may need additional address information. The additional address information should appear above the Rural Route identifier and station information.
Rural Route addresses with additional address information should contain:
We define military mail as mail sent between the Department of National Defence, Canadian Forces personnel, their dependents, and civilians attached to Canadian Forces. We serve them all through Canadian Forces Post Offices and Fleet Mail Offices. See Canadian Forces Postal Service for more information about addressing guidelines for military mail.