Business Licensing

Cemetery and Funeral Services

Cemetery and Cemetery Sales Licence

Apply for a Cemetery and Cemetery Sales Licence if your company sells cemetery lots or cemetery lots and pre-need cemetery plans.

Cemetery and Funeral Services Salesperson Licence

Apply for a Cemetery and Funeral Services Salesperson Licence to sell cemetery lots, pre-need cemetery plans or pre-arranged funeral plans.

Enforcement action notices for cemeteries and funeral homes

List of cemeteries and funeral homes that received enforcement action notices from the Business Licensing Division.

Funeral Home or Crematorium Licence

Apply for a Funeral Home or Crematorium Licence to provide funeral services or merchandise to the public.

Prearranged Funeral Plan Sales Company Licence

Apply for a Prearranged Funeral Plan Sales Company Licence if you’re a company that sells prearranged funeral plans to the public.

Payday Lender

Payday Lender Permit

Payday lenders need a Payday Lender Permit to offer, arrange or provide loans under $1,500 with a term of 62 days or less.

Mortgage Broker

Mortgage Broker Permit

Mortgage brokers need a Mortgage Broker Permit to do business in Nova Scotia.

Mortgage Lender Permit

Mortgage lenders need a Mortgage Lender Permit to do business in Nova Scotia.

Lender and Agent of Lender

Agent of Lender Permit

Apply for an Agent of Lender Permit to act as an agent for a lender in arranging loans for consumers in Nova Scotia.

Lender Permit

Apply for a Lender Permit if you lend money or provide financing to consumers in Nova Scotia.

Hearing Aid Seller

Hearing Aid Dealer Permit

Apply for a Hearing Aid Dealer Permit if you’re a company that tests, fits and sells hearing aids and accessories to the public.

Hearing Aid Salesperson Permit

Apply for a Hearing Aid Salesperson Permit to test, fit and sell hearing aids and accessories to the public.

Direct Seller

Direct Seller Company Permit

Apply for a Direct Seller Company Permit if your company has representatives making direct sales to people outside a retail outlet.

Consumer Reporting Agency (Credit Bureau)

Consumer Reporting Agency Permit

Apply for a Consumer Reporting Agency Permit if your business provides consumer reports for gain or profit.

Collection Agency

Collection Agency Licence

Collection agencies need a Collection Agency Licence to employ people to collect debt in Nova Scotia on behalf of other companies.

Collector Licence (for individuals)

Apply for a Collector Licence if you’re employed by a collection agency to trace debtors or collect debt in Nova Scotia.