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Vital Statistics

Local Division Registrar of Births and Stillbirths: Registration

Who Needs This Registration?
  Designated hospital personnel who are responsible for the registration of births and stillbirths.
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 thru 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:
  The above office will accept applications from Medical Records Directors of hospitals for the position of Local Division Registrar of Births and Stillbirths. 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 :
  This registration does not expire.
Related Requirements:
  None
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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