Frequently Asked Questions

PenguinPickUp Get It Subscription

In order to pick up a package, you must have an active membership and bring a physical piece of government-issued photo ID (passport, age of majority card, driver’s license).

We kept this simple by creating a 30 day subscription of $8.99 plus tax.

To cancel your plan, please follow these simple steps:

1. Log in to your PenguinPickUp account.

2. Navigate to the "My Order History" section.

3. Locate and click on the "Manage Subscription" option.

4. From the available choices, select "Cancel Plan."

By following these steps, you will be able to cancel your plan hassle-free.

All PenguinPickUp parcels are held for 21 days from the date of receiving.

Any parcels collected past 21 days will be subjected to a one-time fee of $8.99 plus tax. Any parcels not picked up within THIRTY (30) DAYS will be treated as abandoned, unless PenguinPickUp agrees in writing, in advance, to hold your parcel for a longer period.

PenguinPickUp offers a 30 day subscription, canceling the subscription will not make you eligible for a refund, unless PenguinPickUp charged you after you cancelled the subscription.


  • Unlimited package pickups
  • Package hold time of up to 21 days
  • Package can be of any size (from envelopes to refrigerators)
  • Flexible pickup times that work with your schedule
  • Several locations across the country to choose from
  • PenguinPickUp App for tracking and shipping information
  • Discounts on in store merchandise

There is no restrictions to the number of packages you can ship to PenguinPickUp.

PenguinPickUp Get It is a 30 day subscription that you can cancel at any time.

To have your parcels stored and picked up at your convenience, a PenguinPickUp Get It subscription is required. For packages to be accepted, an active PenguinPickUp account number must be included on all packages.

You will not need a subscription for the following cases:

  1. When you order from a retailer partner.
  2. When you have a Courier Doortag.
  3. When you need to ship packages from a PenguinPickUp store.

For a complete list of our retail partners, please visit PenguinPickUp Partners

You will not need a subscription when ordering from one of our retail partners

For a complete list of our retail partners, please visit PenguinPickUp Partners.

Choose PenguinPickUp as a pickup option when ordering from one of our listed retail partners. When PenguinPickUp shows up as a pickup option during checkout, you will not be asked to put in a PenguinPickUp address or your account number.

If you want to see if your selected retailer is one of our partners, please refer to our list PenguinPickUp Partners.

If the courier redirected your package after attempting delivery to your home, you will not need a PenguinPickUp Get It subscription to pick up your parcel. The courier will leave you a note indicating your parcel was delivered to a PenguinPickUp location.

A subscription is not required for dropping off online returns, shipping out parcels or purchasing packaging materials or other items for sale at a PenguinPickUp store.

New members will be able to sign up on November 1st, 2022 through our website or App.

Existing PenguinPickUp members will be able to add the subscription plan to their existing account on November 1st, 2022.

Sending Your Packages to PenguinPickUp

The first and last name on the parcel needs to match the first and last name on the PenguinPickUp Account. You will need to add your PenguinPickUp Account number next to your Last name. When checking out your online order, simply enter the address of your PenguinPickUp location of choice as your Ship To address.

If you're unable to include your account number next to your last name. Try to include the account number into the secondary address line.

We do have limits for oversized items. Please click here for more information. The restrictions in the link are only for inbound packages.

The PenguinPickUp account number is an 8-digit alphanumeric code that identifies your account. The PenguinPickUp account number needs to be added to your last name when shipping packages to any PenguinPickUp store. Please log in to your PenguinPickUp account to view your account number. Parcels without account number have the risk of not being accepted.

Food items will only be accepted from our retail partners. Please visit our website for a list of our retail partners.

Once your order arrives at a PenguinPickUp location, you will be notified via email and/or SMS once it is ready to be picked up.

Until your package has arrived, PenguinPickUp will not have information on the status of your package. You can check with the retailer you ordered the package from or track the package with the shipping company.

Yes! All of our locations are staffed and equipped with 24-hour security surveillance.

Almost anything! We will not accept live animals, illegal items and hazardous materials. Please click here for more information about our restrictions.

You can order packages from any online retailer that ships to Canada! You must have an active membership at the time of pickup.

Picking up your packages from PenguinPickUp

Absolutely! You can have someone pick up on your behalf. Please log into your account, go to My Order History, click on details, and select Share PickUp Code. In order to pick up the package, the person coming on your behalf needs to present this Share PickUp Code.

No, unlike your PenguinPickUp account number, Your Share Pick Up Code can be shared with friends and family when you want them to pick up a package on your behalf. This is not your account password, nor does it provide access to any of your personal information. It only allows someone to pick up on your behalf. Please log into your account, go to My Order History, click on details, and select Share PickUp Code.


Please visit your account to make any changes? Click on Manage membership

No. The name on the package needs to be the same name as the one listed on the Account.

If you are experiencing issues with your PenguinPickUp account, please try resetting your credentials using forgot password.

If you received a notification but didn't place an order to be shipped to PenguinPickUp, please contact us at

Packages are received into your account immediately upon arrival. If a package has been marked as arrived but you did not receive a notification from PenguinPickUp, please email us at

PenguinPickUp Location and Hours

Please click here to see a map of our locations!

Our operating hours vary by location. Please see our locations list and their respective operating hours by visiting

For any questions, concerns or feedback, please contact us by email at


Yes, you are able to use PenguinPickUp for business or commercial-use under a commercial agreement. Please visit our Business page for more information and to get in touch with our team.

To find out what couriers are accepted at each PenguinPickUp location, click here

ReturnBear is a returns platform powering Canada’s first end-to-end reverse logistics network. Brands using ReturnBear can offer self-serve returns to their customers, along with convenient package-free drop-off options for immediate refunds. They can count on ReturnBear to gain visibility into returns across sales channels, save on return shipping costs, and get products back into forward-supply faster.

PenguinPickUp locations are now proudly part of the ReturnBear drop-off network. Starting with 10 high-demand locations in Ontario in July 2023, together we plan to expand to all PenguinPickUp locations across Canada by the end of the year.

For more information, go to ReturnBear - Platform