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


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.

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