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Office of Teacher Certification

Forms & Fees


When will my Request be Processed?

A request or application is complete when all required supporting documentation and applicable fees have been received. Please allow up to 6 weeks from the receipt of your complete request for processing.    

The Office of Teacher Certification processes a high volume of requests and correspondence.  As a result, we are unable to provide written confirmation of the receipt of documentation and correspondence.  If you would like to know if your documentation has been received, or if you have a question, we encourage you to contact us at the telephone number below.

Office of Teacher Certification
Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
P.O. Box 578, Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 2S9

Phone: 902-424-6620 


Online Payment Service

Our online payment service is available for the following fee-based services:

  • Application Packages
  • Changes in Classification
  • Duplicate Teacher's Certificates
  • Renewal of Expired Teacher's Certificates
  • Statement of Professional Standing Forms
  • Nova Scotia Teacher's College Transcripts

(not avail.Sundays 12:00am - 10:00 am AT for scheduled maintenance)