Dec. 7 letter deadline for reply from Santa by Christmas

For more than 40 years, Canada postal elves have been busy helping Santa sort through over one million letters annually from around the world!

Interested in writing to Santa? The program is open every year from Nov. 1  to the end of January. Don’t miss the deadline for receiving your letter before Christmas Day! Send your letter to Santa no later than Dec. 7, 2023, to receive a reply before the holidays. Canada Post says it cannot guarantee delivery dates, but Santa does respond to all letters he receives.


Santa’s address:

Santa Claus
North Pole
H0H 0H0

Don’t forget to read the helpful tips below to ensure your letter makes it to the North Pole! Santa will respond to your letter in the same language.

Guidelines to mail your letter:
-Ensure your letter is addressed to Santa (address above).
-No stamps are required to mail a letter to Santa within Canada.
-Include your return address and drop the letter in any Canada Post mailbox or post office.
-Please mail all letters from one family in the same envelope.

Download a holiday template letter.  Santa loves reading all the letters sent to him – pictures and questions are welcome! If a child needs help getting started, templates are available for younger and older children.

Letter templates for younger children:

Option 1
Option 2
Letter templates for older children:

Option 1
Option 2

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