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Nova Institution for Women
180 James Street
Truro, Nova Scotia, B2N 6R8
Visits: 902-897-1750

Note:  Information below may no longer be accurate.  Please contact the Institution directly for up-to-date information.

Nova Institution is a Maximum, Medium and Minimum security Federal Institution for exclusively female inmates.  Nova Institution can handle upto 99 female inmates and is one of the only exclusively female institutions in Canada.

Do I need to be on an Incarcerated persons visitors list? 

Yes, visiting application form must be filled out.  If there are children visiting then a child waiver application must be filled out for the child as well.

Click here to download any official forms from Correctional Service Canada:


How can I schedule a visit?

Visits must be booked 24 hrs in advance.


Visitation Information: 

Length of visit:  varies depending on security clearance

Number of visits per week:  varies, usually 2 per week

Number of visitors per visit: 3

Can I drop off money to my loved one when I visit?Cannot leave money for inmates when you arrive for a visit

Regular Visiting Hours?

Visitation hours vary call ahead for times

Due to Covid-19 restrictions and potential changes with Visitation process, click here to visit the Correctional Service Canada Website and review visitation requirements. 

* Be sure to call ahead as visitation hours may change


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