Rent a post office box

Keep business mail separate and confidential

If you run a small business from your home, you can keep your home address private with a Postal Box. Larger-volume mailer? Use our bag or container service for your special offers or promotions. Post offices have convenient hours for you to pick up your mail and parcels.

How much does it cost?

Prices start as low as $69 for 3 months and vary depending on the size of the postal box, the location (for example: urban centre or rural area) and length of rental. Price subject to change without notice. Terms and conditions apply.

Small businesses can purchase at the post office. Larger-volume mailers contact 1-866-757-5480.

How to rent a Postal Box

  1. Complete a letter of authorization if you’re renting a Postal Box on behalf of someone else.
  2. Complete a Postal Box rental agreement at the post office.
  3. Pay by cash, debit or credit. Businesses with a Canada Post contract can pay using their account.

Included features and additional options


You’re the only one with keys to your locked Postal Box.

Convenient post office hours

We have more than 5,800 post offices located across Canada. Some offer 24 hour access or extended hours for your convenience.

Permanent postal address

You keep the same PO address even when you move or temporarily relocate.

Centralized billing

You can convert your commercial PO Box to automated billing. Contact the Commercial Service Network (CSN) at 1-866-757-5480 with your customer number.

Unique Postal Box ID

Businesses with a Canada Post contract get this feature at no cost.
We can help you track and manage your rentals –each box has a unique ID on your invoice.

Rental periods

You can rent your Postal Box for 3 months, 6 months or a year.

Postal Box sizes

Choose your Postal Box size:

  • Small –ideal for letter envelopes.
  • Medium –letter, legal and large brown envelopes.
  • Large to XX-large –fits letters, envelopes and parcels.
  • Container/bag –for bulk mail collection.

Mail Forwarding service

Forward your mail to a Postal Box when you’re away.

Need more information?

For more details, read the terms and conditions for small businesses or for larger-volume shippers.