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A Nova Scotia Driver Licence

This service is available and can be done online, in-person at an Access Nova Scotia location or by booking an appointment.

Expires in May, June, July or August 2020:

  • You don't need to call or make an appointment
  • Your Nova Scotia licence has been extended for 5 months from the original expiry date
  • This extension includes all licence classes including Class 7 Learner's Licences (sometimes called Beginner's)
  • Online renewals are available for driver licence classes 5, 6, or 8 (regular, motorcycle or farm tractor). Complete your renewal any time before your 5-month extension expires. Visit the online driver licence renewal service for more information

Driver Licence Extensions

Driver licences that expire in April, May, June, July and August 2020 have a 5-month extension from the original expiry date.

Month driver licence expires Extended until
April 2020 September 2020
May 2020 October 2020
June 2020 November 2020
July 2020 December 2020
August 2020 January 2021

Expired before April 2020:

  • You're no longer covered by an extension

How to get it done

Do it online (classes 5, 6, or 8 only)

  • No need to go into an Access Nova Scotia location, this service is available for licences with an expiry of 31 December 2020 or before
  • You can renew your regular, motorcycle or farm tractor licence with the online driver licence renewal service

Book an appointment

Walk-ins welcome

Continue to check the Closures Page for up-to-date information on driving extensions and Access Nova Scotia location closures.

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Last Updated: 30 September 2020