Appoint or change a registered agent for your condominium corporation (Form 9)

Condominium developers and boards of established condominium corporations use Form 9 to appoint or change a registered agent on behalf of the condominium corporation.

Use Form 9: Appointment of Agent (Condominium Act) to appoint or change a registered agent on behalf of the condominium corporation.

All condominium corporations need to have a registered agent. All official documents for the condominium corporation go to the recognized agent.

The recognized agent needs to live in Nova Scotia. They don’t have to be a lawyer or an accountant.

Who can use this form

New or existing condominium corporations need to use the form to appoint or change a recognized agent. The form should be completed any time a recognized agent is appointed or changed.

New condominium corporations need to appoint the recognized agent when they submit the declaration and description of the condominium development.

What you need to do

  1. Complete the form.
  2. Send your completed form by mail. Or visit the Registrar of Condominiums.
  3. The Registrar of Condominiums reviews the form and sends a copy of the form to the Registry of Joint Stock Companies to update their records.

How long it takes

It should take 2 weeks to complete the process. It can take longer if more information is needed or if your form hasn’t been filled in correctly.


There is no cost to submit the form.

Before you start

Make sure you have:

  • name and number of the condominium corporation
  • name, town and county of recognized agent
  • civic address and mailing address of recognized agent
  • signature of the declarant (developer) the first time you appoint a registered agent
  • signature of an officer of the condominium corporation for any appointments after the first appointment of a registered agent

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