Special Constable Appointments

Special Constable Appointment for Enforcement of Legislation and/or Municipal By-laws

To become a Special Constable, one must be:

  • 19 years of age,
  • a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident, and
  • an employee of the company requiring the service or the company contracted to provide the service.

If you are applying for a Special Constable appointment to enforce provincial/federal legislation and/or municipal by-laws you must use the following form, and submit your application to the address noted below. The Application must be accompanied by:

  • one recent photograph (passport size preferred) and
  • a copy of a government issued photo identification card (copy of front and back). A valid Driver's Licence or Nova Scotia Identification Card is preferred. Identification must show applicant's date of birth and signature.

New Applications:
Special Constable Appointment for Enforcement of Legislation and/or Municipal By-laws Application Form (PDF)

Renewals:
Special Constable Renewal Application Form (PDF)

Submit your application to the following address:

Department of Justice, Public Safety & Security Division
Attention: Security Programs Office
P.O. Box 7
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 2L6

Special Constable For HRM Parking Enforcement

If you are applying for a Special Constable appointment to perform parking enforcement within Halifax Regional Municipality you must use the following form, and submit your application to the address noted below.

Special Constable Appointment Application Form for HRM Parking Enforcement (PDF)

Halifax Regional Municipality- Parking Enforcement
Attention: Crystal Campbell
P.O. Box 1749
Halifax, NS B3J 3A5
(902) 490-6461

For further information regarding the appointment of Special Constables in Nova Scotia please e-mail ellen.brooks@novascotia.ca.