Halifax Service Canada Centre and Passport Services

Information

You can use eServiceCanada to:

  • request a call back about one of our programs by completing a Service Request Form;
  • book an appointment for passport or biometrics services; or
  • apply for a Social Insurance Number (SIN) online.

COVID-19

Do not come to a Service Canada Centre if you:

  • are experiencing any symptoms associated with COVID-19 (even if mild);
  • have tested positive on a PCR or rapid test, been presumed positive for COVID-19 in the past 7 days; or
  • have been instructed by public health authorities or a health care provider to quarantine or isolate for any reason.

Face masks required in-person

Service Canada is a federal service provider. As such, we continue to ask all clients and visitors to wear a face mask. This applies even in areas where provincial or territorial requirements differ.

Scent reduced environment

Service Canada promotes a scent reduced work environment and encourages the limited use of scented products in our offices.


Warning

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1800 Argyle Street, Suite 101
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Office Information

Hours of service
Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Estimated wait time - updated every business day at 9:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. (local time).


(Last updated: )

Language of Service
English, French
Available Public Phone
No
Available Public Fax
No
Parking
Pay Parking
Wheelchair accessible
Yes
Payment Type Accepted
Master Card, Visa, American Express, Debit Card, Cheque
Public Announcement

  • This site offers passport services for those travelling beyond the next 45 business days. No proof of travel or need is required.
  • Appointments are recommended as walk-in service is offered only if capacity allows. To book your appointment online, go to eServiceCanada.
  • If you are travelling within the next two business days, please visit a specialized passport site (Service Canada Centre – Passport Service) offering urgent pick-up services. A proof of travel or need is required.
  • You can visit Canadian passports to learn more and find out how to apply.
  • Visit the Service Canada website for the latest updates.


Online services
Service Canada programs and services are available online at Service Canada or by telephone at: 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232) - TTY: 1-800-926-9105

Record of employment
Please send your paper record of employment (ROE), or other documents to the appropriate Employment Insurance processing centre. Go to the EI Contact information - Individuals page for the mailing address serving your area.

Video Remote Interpretation
This office offers Video Remote Interpretation (VRI) services to support users of Sign language. VRI services can be accessed on-demand in American Sign Language (ASL) and Langue des signes québécoise (LSQ).

Biometrics
Biometrics collection service is offered at this Service Canada Centre. You must schedule an appointment for Biometric services by visiting eServiceCanada.

Direct Phone Services

Service
Regular Line
Toll Free
CPP/OAS
1 800 277-9914
Record of Employment - Services for Employers: Orders, Information and Record of Employment on the Web (ROE Web)
1 800 367-5693
Social Insurance Number (SIN) Program
1 866 274-6627
Telephone Information Service (Employment Insurance)
1 800 206-7218
Telephone Reporting Service (Employment Insurance)
1 800 531-7555

Direct TTY Services

Service
Regular Line
Toll Free
Employment Insurance Program
1 800 529-3742
Income Security Program
1 800 255-4786
Record of Employment - Services for Employers: Orders, Information and Record of Employment on the Web (ROE Web)
1 855 881-9874

Services Offered

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