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How to Do a Canadian Postal Code Search Or Address Search

written by: Sujanti Djuanda•edited by: Amy Carson•updated: 12/1/2010

If you don’t know how to do a Canada address search or Canada postal code search, you can use Canada Post, a free directory services for searching the postal codes for any address in Canada and vice versa.

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    To do a Canada postal code search using Canada Post, you must know the full address (street name, street number, city and province) whereas to do a Canada address search, you just need to know its postal code.

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    I. How to Do a Canadian Postal Code Search using Canada Post

    Example 1: Find the postal code of Bank of Canada

    Address: 234 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    1. Go to Canada Post website

    2. Click Find a Postal Code link

    3. In Canada's postal code search box, enter the required fields:

    Street number: type 234

    Street name: type Wellington

    City: type Ottawa

    Province: select ON – Ontario

    4. Click Find button

    The result is: Building: Bank of Canada, (#) 234, Street Name: Wellington, City: Ottawa, Province: ON, Postal Code: K1A 0G9.

    You can check it on their website: http://www.bankofcanada.ca/en/contact.html

    To find another postal code:

    Example 2: Find the postal code of Toshiba of Canada Limited

    Address: 191 McNabb Street, Markham, ON

    1. Click Find Another link, select By City Address

    2. In the Canadian postal code search box, enter the required fields:

    Street number: type 191

    Street name: type McNabb

    City: type Markham

    Province: select ON – Ontario

    3. Click Find button

    The result is: Postal Code: L3R 8H2

    You can check it in their website: http://www.toshiba.ca/web/link?id=2820

    To find another postal code:

    Example 3: Find the postal code of Computer Share

    Address: 1500 University Street, Suite 700, Montreal QC

    1. Click Find Another link, select By City Address

    2. In the Canadian postal code search box, enter the required fields:

    Street number: type 1500

    Street name: type University

    City: type Montreal

    Province: select QC

    3. Click Find button

    The result is:

    Building: Computer Share, (#) 1500, Street Name: University St, Suite: 700, City: Montréal, Province: QC, Postal Code: H3A 3S8.

    You can check it on their website: http://www.computershare.com/

    To find another postal code:

    Example 4: Find the postal code of Nissan Canada Inc.

    Address: 5290 Orbitor Drive, Mississauga, ON - Ontario

    1. Click Find Another link, select By City Address

    2. In the Canada postal code search box, enter the required fields:

    Street number: type 5290

    Street name: type Orbitor Drive

    City: type Mississauga

    Province: select ON – Ontario

    3. Click Find button

    The result is: Postal Code: L4W 4Z5.

    You can check it on their website: http://www.nissan.ca/common/footer/en/contact.html

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    II. How to do a Canadian address search using Canada Post

    Example 1: Find an address of Bank of Canada

    1. Go to Canada Post website

    2. Click Find a Postal Code link

    3. Click Find an address (Formerly Reverse Search) link below the Find button.

    4. In Postal code box, type K1A 0G9

    5. Click Find button

    The result is: Building: Bank of Canada, (#) 234, Street Name: Wellington St, City: Ottawa, Province: ON, Postal code: K1A 0G9

    You can check it on their website: http://www.bankofcanada.ca/en/contact.html

    To find another address:

    Example 2: Find an address of Nissan Canada Inc.

    1. Click Find Another link

    2. In the Canadian address search box, enter the postal code such as L4W 4Z5

    3. Click Find button

    The result is: Building: Nissan, (#) 5290, Street Name: Orbitor Dr, City: Mississauga, Province: ON, Postal Code: L4W 4Z5.

    You can check it on their website: http://www.nissan.ca/common/footer/en/contact.html

    To find another address:

    Example 3: Find an address of Computer Share

    1. Click Find Another link

    2. In the Canada address search box, enter the postal code such as H3A 3S8

    3. Click Find button

    The result is: Building: Computer Share, (#) 1500, Street Name: University St, Suite: 700, City: Montréal, Province: QC, postal code: H3A 3S8.

    You can check it on their website: http://www.computershare.com/

    To find another address:

    Example 4: Find an address of Computer Share

    1. Click Find Another link

    2. In the Canadian address search box, enter the postal code such as L3R 8H2

    3. Click Find button

    The result is: Building: Toshiba Canada (Caller), (#) 191, Street Name: Mcnabb St, City: Markham, Province: ON, Postal Code: L3R 8H2.

    You can check it in their website: http://www.toshiba.ca/web/link?id=2820