This Canada Post label guide will walk you through available label sizes, format options, and other important Canada Post label notes.
Canada Post Label Sizes
Possible values for Canada Post label sizes:
- "4x8" (only possible with "ZPL" and "EPL2" label formats)
Canada Post Label Formats
Possible values for Canada Post label formats:
Custom Text On Label
It is possible for you to add custom text on the Canada Post label, such as a reference and/or order number. If you are interested in utilizing this, you can use the following shipment options:
Basic JSON Example:
"print_custom_1": "Ref#: XXXXXXXXX",
"print_custom_2": "Order#: XXXXX"
Canada Post supports these Shipment Options:
Set this option to true if your shipment contains alcohol. Requires adult signature 19 years or older.
If you would like to insure your shipment through Canada Post enter the value of the package you would like to have insured in CAD as a string. Ex: “100”
Passing true to this attribute will allow Canada Post to send updates via email to the to_address.email.
Adding an amount will have the carrier collect the specified amount from the recipient. Enter the amount you would like to have collected in CAD as a string. Ex: “100”
Method for payment. "CASH", "CHECK", "MONEY_ORDER"
The cost center value can be obtained from Canada Post, the cost center attribute will not be passed to Canada Post if the is_return value is true marking this as a return shipment. Ex: “warehouse###”
To request an adult signature 18 years or older use “ADULT_SIGNATURE”
If you want to request a signature "SIGNATURE".
To leave the package at the door request "NO_SIGNATURE" (delivery_confirmation will default to “NO_SIGNATURE” if none is provided)
To instruct the driver to not leave the package at the door enter “DO_NOT_SAFE_DROP”
The package will wait at the carrier facility for pickup.