Size and weight restrictions

Each item must meet the following size and weight specifications.

Priority Worldwide – USA

Requirement Minimum Maximum
Length

300 mm

2 m

Width

220 mm

2 m
Height

2 mm

2 m
Length + Girth 1

Not applicable

3 m
Weight

Not applicable

30 kg

1 Girth = (height x 2) + (width x 2)

Xpresspost - USA

Requirement Minimum Maximum
Length 210 mm 1.52 m
Width 140 mm 1.52 m
Height 1 mm 1.52 m
Length + Girth 1 Not applicable 2.74 m
Weight Not applicable 30 kg

1 Girth = (height x 2) + (width x 2)

Expedited Parcel – USA

Requirement Minimum Maximum
Length 210 mm 2 m
Width 140 mm 2 m
Height 5 mm 2 m
Length + Girth 1 Not applicable 2.74 m
Weight Not applicable 30 kg

1 Girth = (height x 2) + (width x 2)

Tracked Packet – USA and Small Packet – USA

Requirement Minimum Maximum
Length 140 mm 600 mm
Width 90 mm 600 mm
Height 1 mm 600 mm
Length + Width+ Height Not applicable 900 mm
Weight Not applicable 2 kg

Mailing tube – USA

We’ll apply a surcharge to mailing tubes that are cylindrical, excluding when shipping via Priority Worldwide, Small Packet and Tracked Packet services.

Requirement Minimum
Dimensions 210 mm x 45 mm x 45 mm

Priority Worldwide – International

Requirement Minimum Maximum
Length 300 mm 2 m
Width 220 mm 2 m
Height 2 mm 2 m
Length + Girth 1 Not applicable 3 m
Weight  Not applicable Up to 30 kg

1 Girth = (height x 2) + (width x 2)

Xpresspost  International and International Parcel (to destinations accepting Oversize)

Requirement Minimum Maximum
Length 210 mm 1.5 m
Width 140 mm 1.5 m
Height 1 mm 1.5 m
Length + Girth 1 Not applicable 3 m
Weight Not applicable Up to 30 kg

1 Girth = (height x 2) + (width x 2)

Xpresspost – International and International Parcel (to destinations not accepting Oversize)

Requirement Minimum Maximum
Length 210 mm 1 m
Width 140 mm 1 m
Height 1 mm 1 m
Length + Girth 1 Not applicable 2 m
Weight Not applicable Up to 30 kg

1 Girth is (height x 2) + (width x 2)

Tracked Packet – International and Small Packet – International

Requrement Minimum Maximum
Length 140 mm 600 mm
Width 90 mm 600 mm
Height 1 mm 600 mm
Length + Width + Height Not applicable 900 mm
Weight Not applicable 2 kg

Mailing tube – International

We’ll apply a surcharge to mailing tubes that are cylindrical, excluding when shipping via Priority™ Worldwide, Small Packet™ and Tracked Packet™ services.

Requirement Minimum
Dimensions 210 mm x 45 mm x 45 mm

For the maximum weight accepted by each destination, refer to either the:

or

If we can’t determine the dimensions and weight of any returned parcel, we reserve the right to charge based on a default weight of 1 kg (2.2 pounds) for domestic Parcel Services and 750 g (26.4 ounces) for Prepaid envelopes and labels.

For an odd-shaped non-rectangular item, we take measurements at the widest points.

The Weights and Measures Act and Regulations and its terms and conditions govern weight and measurement. Visit the Measurement Canada website for details.

 

Out-of-spec surcharge

We consider an item out-of-spec if it exceeds our maximum size or weight specifications in the above tables.

We’ll apply a surcharge to an out-of-spec item that comes into our possession. At any point, we may refuse the item or return it to the shipper. We may deliver the item at our sole discretion and we may apply extra fees.

Prepaid products - Flat rated packages - Priority Worldwide envelopes

Requirement Maximum
Length 400 mm
Width 254 mm
Weight 500 g

Prepaid products - Flat rated packages - Priority Worldwide packs

Requirement Maximum
Length 394 mm
Width 314 mm
Weight 1.5 kg