You can register to vote or update your address on the register of electors using the service found at the link below. It will take you to the Elections Canada Online Voter Registration Service where information you provide will be used to register you with both Elections Canada and Elections Nova Scotia.
Of note, to be on the Nova Scotia register of electors and to vote in a provincial election, you must be:
To register online through this service, you must provide a valid civic address in Nova Scotia. If you are registering for the first time, this service will ask you to provide your Nova Scotia driver's license number.
The following links will take you to Elections Canada’s Online Voter Registration Service:
You can also choose to register by mail or e-mail by downloading the application form from our website and follow the instructions. Send the form and a copy of your ID to Elections Nova Scotia by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
Electoral Information Manager
PO Box 2246
Halifax, NS B3J 3C8
Call Elections Nova Scotia at 1-800-565-1504 or TTY 1-866-774-7074 and we will answer all your questions and walk you through the process to register.
You can check to see if you are on the List and whether your information is accurate by contacting Elections Nova Scotia at 1-800-565-1504 or TTY 1-866-774-7074. You will be asked to provide personal information, such as your date of birth, for us to determine whether you are indeed the elector wishing to check his/her information.
Please note the Register may take up to a few weeks before updates are processed.
You will be asked to show ID to have your name on the list of electors (if you aren't already on it). Even if you have your Voter Information Card in hand, it's always a good idea to bring your proper and current ID to the polling station so there won't be any confusion or delay.