Access Nova Scotia

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

COVID-19 service changes

As a result of COVID-19, there are changes to services. Deadline extensions are in place for some Registry of Motor Vehicles services (like driver licence renewals). You can also access some services online (you might not need to visit Access Nova Scotia in-person) or make an appointment.

Before you visit Access Nova Scotia

Before you go to Access Nova Scotia you should:

Locations, hours and services

Dartmouth

250 Baker Drive, Suite 134
Russell Lake West
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Services: Driver Examination & Testing (Knowledge Tests are unavailable) • Marriage LicenceRegistry of Joint Stock CompaniesRegistry of Motor VehiclesResidential Tenancies

Knowledge Tests aren’t available at the Dartmouth location until further notice. In the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), Knowledge Tests are available at the Lower Sackville location.

Halifax

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

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Services: Driver Examination & Testing (Knowledge Tests are unavailable) • Marriage LicenceRegistry of Joint Stock CompaniesRegistry of Motor VehiclesResidential TenanciesVital Statistics

Knowledge Tests aren’t available at the Halifax location until further notice. In the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), Knowledge Tests are available at the Lower Sackville location.

Lower Sackville

486 Sackville Drive
Sackville, Nova Scotia

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Services: Driver Examination & Testing (only Knowledge Tests are available)

Only Knowledge Tests are available at the Lower Sackville location until further notice. In the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), other services are available at the Dartmouth and Halifax locations.