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Contact Service NS - Office Locations - Halifax
Access Nova Scotia Centre
300 Horseshoe Lake Drive
Bayers Lake Business Park
Halifax, NS
B3S 0B7
1-800-670-4357
(Only Motor Vehicle Registration and Driver Licensing Services available after 4:30 p.m.)

Registry of Motor Vehicles (more service details...)
Driver's Licences
Driver Testing (By appointment only, please call the number below to book a time.)
Driver's Abstract (Record)
Vehicle Registration (Permits & Plates)
Hours: Monday & Tuesday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: (902) 424-5851 or 1-800-898-7668
Mailing Address: Registry of Motor Vehicles
P.O. Box 1652
Halifax, NS
B3J 2Z3

Business Licensing and Registration (more service details...)
You can get application forms for the following licenses or permits:
Cemeteries and Funeral Homes
Debt Collectors and Consumer Reporting Agencies
Direct Sellers and Salespeople
Hearing Aid Dealers and Salespeople
Mortgage Brokers and Mortgage Lenders
Lenders Extending Credit
You can get temporary (30-day) licences for the following:
Direct Sellers Salespersons
Individual Collectors
Cemetery and Funeral Services Salespersons
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: (902) 424-5200 (Halifax area) or 1-800-670-4357 (outside of Halifax area)

Registry of Joint Stock Companies (more service details...)
The following services are available:
Search and Reserve a Business Name
Register Sole Proprietorship(s) and Partnership(s)
You can also get information on the following:
Business Incorporation
Co-operative Incorporation
Society Incorporation (and Registration)
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: 1-800-670-4357

Vital Statistics (more service details...)
This office accepts applications and payments; the documents you request are returned to you by mail.
Only the Vital Statistics Office, in Halifax issues documents at the counter.
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: 1-877-848-2578

Debtor Assistance (more service details...)
Consumer Proposals
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: 1-800-670-4357

Residential Tenancies (Renting Residential Properties) (more service details...)
Information
Forms and Applications
Dispute Resolution and Hearings
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: 1-800-670-4357

Consumer Complaints and Information (more service details...)
Complaint Resolution
Education
Regulation
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: 1-800-670-4357


Business Licensing and Registration Office
Service Nova Scotia
Maritime Centre
1505 Barrington Street, 9th Floor
Halifax, NS
B3J 3K5

Business Licensing and Registration (more service deatils...)
You can get application forms for the following licenses or permits:
Cemeteries and Funeral Homes
Debt Collectors and Consumer Reporting Agencies
Direct Sellers and Salespeople
Hearing Aid Dealers and Salespeople
Mortgage Brokers and Mortgage Lenders
Lenders Extending Credit
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: (902) 424-5200 (Halifax area) or 1-800-670-4357 (outside of Halifax area)


Vital Statistics Office
300 Horseshoe Lake Drive
Bayers Lake Business Park
Halifax, NS
B3S 0B7
Vital Statistics (more service details...)
Birth, Death, Marriage, Domestic Partnership and Stillbirth Registrations
Genealogical Research
Change of Name Registration
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone:(902) 424-4381 or 1-877-848-2578


Provincial Tax Commission
Maritime Centre
1505 Barrington Street, 9th Floor
P.O. Box 2205
Halifax, NS
B3J 2V4

Tax Commission (more service details...)
Application forms for fuel and tobacco permits
Information on provincial tax rebates
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone:(902) 424-6300 or 1-800-565-2336


Registry of Joint Stock Companies
9th Floor, Maritime Centre
1505 Barrington Street
Halifax, NS
B3J 3K5

Registry of Joint Stock Companies (more service details...)
The following services are availiable:
Business Name Search and Reservation
Registration and Renewal of Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Corporation, Business Incorporation, Co-operative Incorporation, Credit Union: Incorporation, Society Incorporation (and Registration)
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: 1-800-225-8227
Fax: (902) 424-4633
Mailing Address: Registry of Joint Stock Companies
P.O. Box 1529
Halifax, NS
B3J 2Y4


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