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Vital Statistics

Local Division Registrar of Deaths: Registration

Who Needs This Registration?
  Licensed Funeral Directors who are appointed to register deaths and issue burial permits.
Issuing Department / Agency:
  Vital Statistics Office
Service Nova Scotia
Where can you get this Registration and / or further information?
  Phone Outside of Nova Scotia:  902-424-4381
Toll-Free in Nova Scotia:  1-877-848-2578
Hours:  8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except Holidays).
  Visit Vital Statistics Office
Service Nova Scotia
300 Horseshoe Lake Drive
Halifax, NS B3S 0B7
  E-mail VSTAT@novascotia.ca
  Write: P.O. Box 157
Halifax, NS  B3J 2M9
Canada
  Fax 902-450-7311
Application Process:
  Applicants must hold a valid Funeral Director's Licence issued by the N.S. Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.

The above office will accept applications from licensed Funeral Directors for the position of of Local Division Registrar of Deaths.  Call the office above for details.  The N.S. Deputy Registrar General of Vital Statistics must approve all applications and will issue a certificate to the Division Registrar.

Waiting Period:
  10 business days
Provided that all the items that must accompany the application have been received
(Please allow several extra days for mail delivery.)
Price:
  Free
Expiry and Renewal:
  This registration does not expire.
Related Requirements:
  Division Registrars for Deaths must hold a valid Funeral Director's Licence issued by the N.S. Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors, and a certificate of good standing issued by the N.S. Deputy Registrar General of Vital Statistics.
Additional Information:
  The Vital Statistics Section, Service Nova Scotia, is responsible for the training and supplying of Division Registrars in Nova Scotia and the provision of supplies.
Legislative Authority:
  Vital Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1989, Chapter 494

Last Updated: June 2012

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