Workers' Compensation Safety Board of Nova Scotia

Obtaining a Clearance Letter

The quickest way to obtain a clearance letter is through MyAccount, but these other avenues are also available.

To obtain a Clearance Letter from an employer who has Special Protection visit MyAccount.

MyAccount

The quickest and easiest way to obtain a Clearance Letter is through MyAccount - our convenient, 24/7 online account access for employers like you including up-to-the-minute tracking of claims and prevention information. 

Added advantages of using MyAccount include having the system monitor the status of your contractors, and the convenience of automated e-mails if the status of one of those contractors changes. 

To register for MyAccount visit www.my-account.ns.ca with your most recent Statement of Account on hand and follow the instructions otherwise obtain it from the contractor directly.

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Access Nova Scotia: Access to Business (A2B)

If you are an incorporated company, have your business number on hand and visit Access to Business (A2B) to obtain a Clearance Letter. 

You cannot obtain a Clearance Letter online through A2B for special protection, sole proprietorships or partnership accounts – these can be obtained through MyAccount.

Email/Fax

You can request a Clearance Letter directly from the WCB at the following:
Email: clearance@wcb.gov.ns.ca 
Phone: 902 491 8324
Toll Free: 1 877 211 9267
Fax: 902 491 8326

If you choose to this method, the WCB can provide a Clearance Letter for your company only, during regular business hours and it may take 24 to 48 hours.