As of October 4, 2021, the Government of Nova Scotia requires anyone 12 and older to show proof of being fully vaccinated to participate in discretionary, non-essential events and activities. Children 11 and younger do not require proof of vaccination and can attend events and activities with a fully vaccinated adult.
For more information on the events and activities requiring proof of vaccination, please visit the Government of Nova Scotia’s website.
Where Proof of Vaccination is Required at The Airport
In accordance with the Government of Nova Scotia’s proof of vaccination policy, it will be mandatory to present proof of vaccination for:
Where Proof of Vaccination is Not Required at The Airport
Proof of vaccination is not required for places that offer essential services and activities, including:
- Retail stores
- Take-out restaurants
- Public transportation
Proof of full vaccination is also not required for visitors to enter the terminal building or parkade.
Proof of Vaccination Information for Nova Scotians
If you get a COVID-19 vaccine in Nova Scotia, your Nova Scotia COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination includes the date, time, location, type, brand and lot number of COVID-19 vaccine you received.
If you did not receive a digital version of your proof of vaccination or need to make an update to your record, please visit the Government of Nova Scotia’s proof of vaccination website.
Please note your Nova Scotia COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination isn’t a vaccine passport. Before travelling outside Nova Scotia, you need to check with the jurisdiction you’re travelling to about what documentation they accept as proof of vaccination.
Information for Out-of-Province Passengers
If you’re not a permanent resident of Nova Scotia, you can use your vaccination record from your home province, territory, or country to show proof of vaccination.