Vancouver - Post Report Question and Answers

How do you send and receive your letters and package mail? Are local postal facilities adequate?

We use the DPO or cross the border to mail things. I have used the Canadian post before and it is fine, just slower and more expensive. - May 2017

Pouch. - Aug 2015

A consulate employee traveled to the Point Roberts, WA post office facility twice weekly to drop off and pick up. I went down once myself but also mailed things from Washington on my own at times if I was in a rush. It could be a bit slow but nothing unreasonable. - Jun 2014

Mail to Europe is very slow. - Mar 2012

US post through the consulate. - Jun 2010

The Consulate maintains a Post Office box in Pt Roberts, WA. If you don't have one, get a U.S box office in one of the border towns, where you can order stuff online without paying Canadian prices. - Oct 2008


Subscribe to our newsletter

New book from Talesmag! Honest and courageous stories of life abroad with special needs.

Read More