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Registry of Motor Vehicles - Drivers Licence Information

The Registry of Motor Vehicles has many programs and processes in place to address the issuance and maintenance of a driver's licence.  Helpful information regarding the procedures for obtaining a driver's licence under Nova Scotia's Graduated Licensing system is available below.  Additional information is also available below concerning our point system for violations, as well as requirements for upgrading your class of driver's licence to allow for operation of additional types of vehicles (and much more!)

If you are obtaining a driver's licence for the first time, click here to download a quick reference of the steps required to obtain a regular Class 5 driver's licence.

We now offer the following transactions through our Online Express Services

  1. Vehicle Permit Renewals
  2. Change of Address
  3. Motor Vehicle Fine Payment
  4. Driver Test lPayments

Please select one of the following:

bulletGraduated Licensing System
bulletApplying for an Exam
bulletPoint System
bulletLicence Suspension
bulletDriver Abstracts
bulletLicence Renewal
bulletLicence Upgrade
bulletReplacement Licence
bulletLicence Refund
bulletDriver's Handbook
bulletNova Scotia Air Brake Manual
More Information Driver Training

bulletLearner's Licence
bulletNewly-licenced Driver's Licence
bulletRestricted Individuals with Condition 47
bulletDriver's Licence
bulletLicence Upgrades
bulletMotorcycle Driver's Licence
bulletIdentification Requirements

bulletDriver Training School Licence
bulletLicensed Driver Training Schools
bulletDriver Training Instructors Licence
bulletVerification of Licensed Driving Instructor
bulletRecognized Authority Licence
bulletSigning Authority Licence

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