Controlled items are products that are acceptable and can be mailed. They should be prepared appropriately, meet the pertinent requirements for mailing, and comply with government regulations.
Tobacco and Vaping Products
Tobacco and vaping products are non-mailable from one region or province to another. For more information, you can check the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act.
A customer who wishes to ship firearms should contact the Canadian Firearms Center to determine whether it is permissible to ship them or not. You can also call 1-800-731-4000.
Customers can only ship intoxicating beverages within Canada through Solutions for Small Business Cardholders and Parcel Services contract customers. However, they must meet the following requirements:
The customer should use the Electronic Shipping Tools (EST) and choose the “PROOF OF AGE” (18-19) option. The legal age for certain products may vary by region or province. For further information, see the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act.
Drugs and Other Controlled Substances
Information on Cannabis for medical purposes or Cannabis Act and Regulations can be accessed through the Department of Justice’s website.