Postal Abbreviations for Canadias Provinces and Territories

Canada has ten provinces and three territories. When you type addresses you need to use the abbreviated names of provinces and/or territories. The following table shows a complete list of Canada provinces and territories and their abbreviations. You may also click here for a complete addressing guide.

Province/Territory Abbreviation
British Columbia BC
Alberta AB
Saskatchewan SK
Manitoba MB
Ontario ON
Quebec QC
Nova Scotia NS
New Brunswick NB
Prince Edward Island PE
Newfoundland and Labrador NL
Northwest Territories NT
Yukon YT
Nunavut NU

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Al Parsai, MA, DTM, RCIC
Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant
Ashton College Instructor – Immigration Consulting

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This article has been expertly crafted by Al Parsai, a distinguished Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (L3 RCIC-IRB – Unrestricted Practice) hailing from vibrant Toronto, Canada. Al's academic achievements include an esteemed role as an adjunct professor at prestigious Queen's University Law School and Ashton College, as well as a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from York University. A respected member of CICC and CAPIC organizations, Al's insights are further enriched by his experience as the dynamic CEO of Parsai Immigration Services. Guiding thousands of applicants from over 55 countries through the immigration process since 2011, Al's articles offer a wealth of invaluable knowledge for readers.