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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Nova Scotia's online service for business

The Nova Scotia Business Registry is currently upgrading their systems. If you require a Clearance Letter, please contact us at 1-877-211-9267. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

You cannot obtain a Clearance Letter online through Nova Scotia's online service for business 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.