Application form guide

This guidance provides step-by-step information to help you fill out the land register application form.

It takes account of amendments RoS has made to the application form, brought about by legislation change that allows RoS to amend and respond to changing customer, business and technological needs and developments.

Use this guidance when you’re filling in the land register application form. It applies to both paper and electronic application forms.

Sasine Application Forms (SAFs) are unaffected by the legislative changes and still require to be signed.

Under the one-shot rule, we reject applications with errors or omissions, so it’s important to make sure your application satisfies the requirements.

You can find the electronic application form at our online services portal.

You need to register to access our online services. Find information on how to register.

If you don't have an online services login, you can download PDF forms from our website.

This guidance should be used in conjunction with:

View an example application form to use as reference.

Unless the context states otherwise, any reference to a section of an Act in this guidance refers to a section of the 2012 Act.

If using the PDF form, please send to:

Meadowbank House
153 London Road
DX 555400 Edinburgh 15

Part A fields

Part B questions

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