Why buy a Postal Money Order
It’s easy to use
You don’t need to have a bank account or credit card to pay bills like utilities or phone bills, or to make retail purchases.
You provide information about the sender and the person receiving the money to protect against someone improperly cashing the money order. There's also a barcode serial number, polarized ink and a security code that's verified when the money order is cashed.
We refund unused money orders
We guarantee to refund destroyed or uncashed money orders after 45 days (the $8.50Footnote * fee paid for each money order is non-refundable).
Don’t mail cash
It’s a great alternative to sending cash through the mail.
How much does it cost?
You pay the amount on the money order and a fee for the service.
- Maximum amount per money order –$999.99
- Fee per money order –$8.50Footnote *
- There’s no fee to cash a postal money order at any post office in Canada
Cash and debit card are the only acceptable methods of payment (you can’t pay with a credit card). Need more details on postal money orders?Read the full guide
How postal money orders work
Go to the post office Bring a valid government-issued photo ID and the names of the people sending and receiving the money order.
Receive your money order The money order is cashable to Canadian dollars.
Go to reference for footnote *The price excludes taxes and is subject to change without notice. Other terms and conditions apply.