When will my Request be Processed?
All requests and correspondence received by the Office of Teacher Certification are handled on a First-In/First-Out (FIFO) basis. Allow up to 6 weeks from the receipt of your complete request for processing. A request is complete when all required supporting documentation and applicable fees have been received.
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
Phone: 902-424-6620 (see note below)
Fax: 902-424-3814 (see note below)
Please note: In response to COVID-19, the staff of the Office of Teacher Certification are requesting that all correspondance be sent by email to certification @ novascotia.ca. Phone and fax are NOT available at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.