Legal size paper – USA and Canada

Legal size paper is the most common paper format used in USA, Canada and parts of Mexico.

Legal paper size

Legal size paper in inches and millimetresThe legal page size is 8.5″ x 14″
(216 mm x 356 mm).

What is Legal Size Paper?

You can find legal size paper in USA and Canada. These countries are the only ones not officially using the ISO standards. The A series (A4) is the International Standard (ISO) used in most countries. Se the difference between Legal Paper and A4 below.

Legal size paper versus A4

  • Legal paper size – 216 mm x 356 mm
  • A4 paper size – 210 mm x 297 mm

Legal Paper Size compared to A4 Paper Size

See the difference between Letter paper size and A4 paper size.