• Vote Early

    Elections Nova Scotia sets aside seven days of advance polls. You may vote at any advance poll in the province. For information on advance poll locations check the Voter Information Card you receive in the mail, or visit the Elections Nova Scotia website.

    Apply to Vote by Mail

    Eligible Nova Scotia electors who would like to vote by mail, can complete an application for a write-in ballot. Once approved, a write-in ballot kit will be sent to you. Deadline to apply for write-in ballot is ten days before election day.

    Eligible Nova Scotia electors who are living temporarily outside Nova Scotia are also able to vote by mail from outside the province using a write-in ballot.

    Vote In-person on Election Day

    You can vote in-person on election day, on Tuesday August 17, from 8 am to 8 pm. 

    To find out your assigned voting location:

    • Check the Voter Information Card you receive in the mail
    • Enter your postal code or address at Where do I Vote?
    • Phone Elections Nova Scotia toll free at 1 800-565-1504 or TTY 1-866-774-7074

    If you have a disability and need assistance in voting, check with your returning office ahead of time to make arrangements. 

  • To vote in Nova Scotia, you need to be:

    • Canadian citizen
    • 18 years or older on election day
    • Resident of Nova Scotia for six months or more before the day the election is called
  • You can check to see if you are on the List and whether your information is accurate by contacting Elections Nova Scotia at 1-800-565-1504 or TTY 1-866-774-7074.

    If you are not on the list you can register in advance here or during an election you can apply at the returning office in your electoral district with valid ID.