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Contact Service NS - Office Locations - Amherst
Access Nova Scotia Centre
144 Robert Angus Drive
Amherst, NS
B4H 4R7

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

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

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)

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


Nova Scotia Geomatics Centre
160 Willow Street
Amherst, NS
B4H 3W5

Land Information (more service details...)
Maps
Geographic Information
Aerial Photographs for the Region
Provincial data can be found in the Halifax Land Registration Office.
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: (902) 667-7231
Fax: (902) 667-6008

Land Registration Office
Cumberland County
144 Robert Angus Drive
Amherst, NS
B4H 4R7

Land Registration 
Personal Property
Property Online

Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except holidays)
Phone: (902) 667-3131
Fax: (902) 667-5657


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