Substituted Service Policy: Residential Tenancies

The Substituted Service Policy explains that someone can request an Order for Substituted Service if they have tried unsuccessfully to serve someone else with a residential tenancy document by registered mail or in person.

This policy outlines how residential tenancy documents can be served in person, by registered mail or through a substituted service.

Information includes:

  • requesting an Order for Substituted Services if you’ve tried to serve a document but have been unsuccessful
  • the process a residential tenancy officer must follow to decide whether your attempts to serve a document are enough

  • Policy

Author: Residential Tenancies
Department: Service Nova Scotia