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 provides information of a general nature only. It may no longer be current. It does not provide legal advice nor should it be relied upon. If you have specific legal questions you should consult a lawyer. If you are looking for official immigration advice contact us.”

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Al Parsai

Al Parsai is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) in Toronto, Canada. He also teaches the official immigration consulting courses at Ashton College in Vancouver, Canada. Al who holds a Masters degree from Yorkville University is a member of ICCRC and CAPIC organizations. Al, the CEO of Parsai Immigration Services, has represented hundreds of applicants from more than 30 countries to the immigration authorities since January 2011.

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