All our guidance in one place
The Knowledge Base is our home for guidance, tools and tutorials.
How can we help?
Guides for before you apply, including advance notices, reports and notifications.
Checklists and guides to help you make sure your application for registration is good to go.
Help with creating a plan for your plot, including mapping conventions and deed plan criteria.
Guidance on dealing with inaccuracies in the land register.
Guides covering encumbrances, rights and title conditions.
Find out what you need to do to register your plot voluntarily.
Guidance about long leases, and when a lease can lead to automatic plot registration.
Help with registering a croft, common grazing or land held runrig.
You can register deeds for safekeeping and execution.
Notices of interest by groups or individuals that will allow them to purchase land if the owner ever decides to sell it.
Extracts and certified copies of documents in our register carry evidential status.
We archive copies of all documents submitted to us as part of our statutory requirements.
An A-Z of mortgage lender name changes, takeovers, buyouts and liquidations.
Sasine index cards are historical search records that can help you find an item in the General Register of Sasines.
Guidance for architects and conveyancers using our Development Plan Approval service.
Find out more about our house price statistics, including methodologies and differences between reports.