Permits, Approvals and Licences

Permits, Approvals and Licences

Drivers Licence

Other Registry of Motor Vehicle services

Working on the roadside?
You’ll need a permit. They’re required for any kind of construction on highway right-of-ways, including driveway construction.

To inquire about Vehicle Overweight Permits,
Contact Service Nova Scotia at 1-800-898-7668 (toll free within Nova Scotia) or (902) 424-5851. Or see the Special Move Permit: Overweight information.

To inquire about permits for vehicles outside regulation in other ways, contact Service Nova Scotia at 1-800-898-7668 (toll free within Nova Scotia) or (902) 424-5851. or see the Special Move Permit: Over Dimension information.

Inquiries concerning Public Passenger License Administration and Enforcement matters should be addressed to:

Motor Carrier Division - Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
(902) 424-3588 (general inquiries)
(902) 424-3589 (inspection related inquires)
(902) 422-1046 (fax)
email: mcd@novascotia.ca

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
Memorial White Cross Guidelines and Permits

If your group is interested in doing a one-time roadside clean-up, you'll need a Litter Clean-Up Permit. Contact your local Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal base for the permit by calling 1-888-432-3233, or find a local number at http://novascotia.ca/tran/highways/areaoffices.asp. Before you apply for the Litter Clean-Up Permit at this link, read the conditions and suggestions (requires Acrobat Reader) attached to the form. You may also be interested in becoming part of the Adopt-A-Highway program.

Common Permits for Events on the Roadways: