Access Nova Scotia

Check which services are available at Access Nova Scotia, including hours and what services you can access online.

Before you visit Access Nova Scotia

Before you go to Access Nova Scotia you should:

  • wear a non-medical mask
  • check if your service is available online
  • make sure the Access Nova Scotia location you plan to visit offers the service you need
  • call 1-800-670-4357 to make an appointment at Access Nova Scotia if you want to schedule your Access Nova Scotia visit (we're experiencing a higher than normal call volume)
  • plan for additional wait time when you visit Access Nova Scotia if you don't have an appointment (to ensure safe social distancing within Access Nova Scotia)

Locations, hours and services


300 Horseshoe Lake Drive
Bayers Lake Business Park
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Evening hours: Tuesday to Thursday 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm (Registry of Motor Vehicles services only)

Services: Driver Examination & Testing • Marriage LicenceRegistry of Joint Stock CompaniesRegistry of Motor VehiclesResidential Tenancies

Vital Statistics has moved to the Maritime Centre (1505 Barrington Street, Halifax). Contact Vital Statistics to book an appointment, including urgent requests for marriage licence appointments.

See all Registry of Motor Vehicles locations

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