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Access Nova Scotia

Access Nova Scotia Centre
218 MacSween Street, Suite 22
Provincial Building
Port Hawkesbury, NS
B9A 2J9

Directions: Office is located in the former Provincial Building, on the corner of MacSween Street and MacQuarrie Drive.

1-800-670-4357


Registry of Motor Vehicles (more service details...)
 Driver's Licences
 Driver Testing (By appointment only, please call the number below to book a time.)
 Driver's Abstract (Record)
 Vehicle Registration (Permits & Plates)
Hours: Monday & Tuesday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: (902) 424-5851 or 1-800-898-7668
Mailing Address: Registry of Motor Vehicles
P.O. Box 1652
Halifax, NS
B3J 2Z3

Registry of Joint Stock Companies (more service details...)
The following services are available:
 Search and Reserve a Business Name
 Register Sole Proprietorship(s) and Partnership(s)
You can also get information on the following:
 Business Incorporation
 Co-operative Incorporation
 Society Incorporation (and Registration)
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: 1-800-670-4357

Business Licensing and Registration (more service details...)
You can get application forms for the following licenses or permits:
 Cemeteries and Funeral Homes
 Debt Collectors and Consumer Reporting Agencies
 Direct Sellers and Salespeople
 Hearing Aid Dealers and Salespeople
 Mortgage Brokers and Mortgage Lenders
 Lenders Extending Credit
You can get temporary (30-day) licences for the following:
 Direct Sellers Salespersons
 Individual Collectors
 Cemetery and Funeral Services Salespersons
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: (902) 424-5200 (Halifax area) or 1-800-670-4357 (outside of Halifax area)

Vital Statistics (more service details...)
This office accepts applications and payments; the documents you request are returned to you by mail.
Only the Vital Statistics Office, in Halifax issues documents at the counter.
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: 1-877-848-2578

Debtor Assistance (more service details...)
 Consumer Proposals
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: 1-800-670-4357

Residential Tenancies (Renting Residential Properties) (more service details...)
 Information
 Forms and Applications
 Dispute Resolution and Hearings
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: 1-800-670-4357

Consumer Complaints and Information (more service details...)
 Complaint Resolution
 Education
 Regulation
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: 1-800-670-4357
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