This guidance outlines our fees for searches and extracts from our registers.
VAT is payable on all of our services fees.
Find out more about payment of fees.
Searching the registers
Use our property search service to search for any property in Scotland.
You can also make an appointment to request a search in person at our customer service centres in Edinburgh or Glasgow. We charge £36 for information requests at a customer service centre.
These prices cover a search of the registers and the provision of one plain copy of a document.
|Register||Online form, email or letter||In person||Using Registers Direct|
|Land Register of Scotland||£20 plus VAT||£30 plus VAT||£3 plus VAT|
|General Register of Sasines||£20 plus VAT||£30 plus VAT||£3 plus VAT|
|Books of Council and Session||£20 plus VAT||£30 plus VAT||£3 plus VAT|
|Register of Inhibitions||£20 plus VAT||£30 plus VAT||£3 plus VAT|
Property ownership searches
If your property ownership search covers more than one property we will charge £20 plus VAT per unique title. We’ll also charge £16 plus VAT for each additional plain copy after the first.
Ownership search for an area of land
We charge an initial fee of £20 plus VAT per area. If your search covers more than one title we’ll charge £16 + Vat for plain copies for each additional title.
We’ll let you know if your search covers several titles before we send you any plain copies.
You can search the following registers for free:
Copies of documents
Order copies of deeds using our copy deeds service.
Find out more about extracts, certified copies and plain copies of documents in our register.
A plain copy is a copy of any document within our registers. It does not carry the evidential status required for court purposes.
|Register||Online form, email or letter||In person|
|Land Register of Scotland||£16 plus VAT||£16 plus VAT|
|General Register of Sasines||£16 plus VAT||£16 plus VAT|
|Books of Council and Session||£16 plus VAT||£16 plus VAT|
|Register of Inhibitions||£16 plus VAT||£16 plus VAT|
Request certified copies of documents in the Land Register of Scotland by online form or in writing by letter or email.
Certified copies cost £30.
Extracts are copies of documents from our registers that carry evidential status for court purposes.
|Land Register of Scotland||£30 plus VAT|
|General Register of Sasines||£30 plus VAT|
Registers Direct is an online tool for professional users who need fast, frequent access to our registers.
General Register of Sasines
|Search of the presentment book||£3|
|Search of the minute book||£3|
|Per view of each search sheet||£3|
|Indices of persons or places||Free|
Land Register of Scotland
|Search of the application record||£3|
|Title sheet search||£3|
|Per view affecting one inters||£3|
|Indices of persons or places||£3|
|Viewing a shared plot application||Free|
Chancery and Judicial Registers
|Register of Deeds||£3|
|Register of Judgments||£3|
|Register of Inhibitions||£3|