Nova Scotia Indian Fuel Tax Exemption Program (NSIFTE) - Consumers

Program Applications

Apply for a refund of fuel tax paid on reserves

Apply for a fuel tax refund on fuel bought on a reserve. Only status Indians can get this refund.

Apply for fuel tax exemption increase if you’re a status Indian buying large amounts of fuel on a reserve

Apply for a fuel tax exemption increase to buy more than 400 litres of fuel tax-free per month on a reserve as a status Indian.

Register for the Nova Scotia Indian Fuel Tax Exemption Program

Register for the Nova Scotia Indian Fuel Tax Exemption Program to buy fuel tax-free at registered service stations on reserves.

Guides

Request for increase in fuel tax exemption under the Nova Scotia Indian Fuel Tax Exemption (NSIFTE) Program

Information for status Indians who want to increase the base fuel tax exemption under the NSIFTE Program.

Bulletins

New Driver’s Licence issuance process and the Nova Scotia Indian Fuel Tax Exemption Program: tax bulletin 5106

Changes to proof of identity requirements for status Indians and service station retailers located on a reserve who buy and sell tax-exempt fuel.

Purchase of gasoline or diesel oil by status Indians on reserve lands: tax bulletin 5043

How qualifying status Indians can register under the Nova Scotia Indian Fuel Tax (NSIFTE) Program and buy tax-exempt gasoline and diesel oil on Nova Scotia reserve lands.

Program Information

Fuel tax exemption for status Indians of the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nations Band buying fuel on a reserve in Nova Scotia

Information on the Nova Scotia Indian Fuel Tax Exemption (NSIFTE) Program for status Indians of the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band buying fuel on a reserve in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Indian Fuel Tax Exemption Program: overview

Information for status Indians on fuel tax exemptions when buying fuel on a reserve in Nova Scotia.

Service stations on First Nation reserves registered under the Nova Scotia Indian Fuel Tax Exemption Program

List of the service stations located on First Nation reserves that provide a point-of-sale tax exemption on fuel purchases by status Indians under the Nova Scotia Indian Fuel Tax Exemption Program.