Nova Scotia Safe Check-in Form
Complete a Nova Scotia Safe Check-in form for essential travel
Use this service if you're:
- at least 16 years old and entering Nova Scotia from another province (except PEI and Newfoundland and Labrador)
- travelling for essential reasons
- a rotational worker coming home from your worksite
- a specialized worker coming to Nova Scotia to complete urgent critical infrastructure work that’s crucial for the province to function
- a fish harvester entering Nova Scotia to carry out fish harvesting and its required associated activities
After you complete the check-in, you will receive a confirmation email. You will need to show this email when you arrive at the border along with documents supporting your reason for travel.
You will also need to show government-issued identification. Accepted forms of identification include:
- driver licence
- government issued identification
- bank statement with permanent home address
- utility bill with permanent home address
All essential travellers are required to check-in daily during their self-isolation. After you complete this form, you will receive a daily email reminder with a link to complete your check-in online. It is important that you complete your online check-in every day to avoid getting a $2,000 fine.
The personal information you provide online for the Nova Scotia Safe Check-in form is collected under the authority sections 8, 15 and 50 of the Health Protection Act (PDF). The submitted personal information via this form is subject to the Government of Nova Scotia’s security and privacy policies. The collected personal information will only be used to facilitate COVID-19 Screening process, unless otherwise authorized by law or your express consent. Any secondary use without express consent is limited to aggregate, de-identified information.