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Any individual or business involved in the placement of insurance contracts (commonly referred to as “selling insurance”) in Nova Scotia must be licensed.  Licenses are issued for agents, adjusters, agencies and insurance companies.

The Office of the Superintendent for Insurance has the responsibility for regulating and licensing the insurance industry.  Licensing requirements are set out in the Insurance Act (PDF) and accompanying Regulations.

To find information obout agents and agencies licensed with the Office of the Superintendent of Insurance, search our free online databases for: Insurance Agents and Insurance Agencies.

Licensing Requirements


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Agent, agency and adjuster licensing enquiries:
902-424-2787 or 902-424-7551

Insurer licensing enquiries: 902-424-6331

Fax: 902-424-1298