Letter sizes

Wow your recipients with a well-designed letter by referring to Canva’s sizes guide and using customizable templates.

US (Letter)21.59 × 27.94 cm
International (A4)21 × 29.7 cm

The content and overall look of your letter reveals a lot about the effort you put into it and the sincerity of your intent. Whether it’s for personal or professional use, you would want the recipient to have a positive reaction to your letter.

One way to do that is by ensuring that the design and size of your letter are appropriate. Canva’s size guide and templates can help you get the task done quickly, easily and enjoyably.

Things to consider when sending letters


The way your letter looks is of utmost importance, especially if you’re sending it out on behalf of your brand. Make it look the best it possibly can, and consider your recipients’ reaction once they’ve received it. Aside from making sure that it is attractive, don’t forget to incorporate your brand elements.

Mailing requirements

Before composing your letter, make sure that the shape and size align to the requirements of the postal service provider of your country. You would want your mail to reach your intended recipient, and avoid any delays.

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