New Border Restrictions Now in Effect
New border measures took effect May 10, to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Only permanent residents of Nova Scotia and people travelling for essential reasons can enter the province. For more information please click here.
People can apply for an exception if they have:a purchase or sale agreement for a property purchase in 2021 showing that an offer has been accepted on or before April 21 and closing date is on or before May 20
a minimum one-year lease signed on or before April 21 and beginning on or before May 20
a letter of acceptance for new employment in Nova Scotia that cannot be done virtually or deferred; the letter must be dated on or before May 7
Instructions for applying for an exception will be posted at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/restrictions-and-guidance/#compassionate-exceptions.