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Letting agent registration updates

You can sign up for updates about the regulation of letting agents by filling in your contact details:

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Consent statement

The Scottish Government, Housing and Social Justice Directorate are working to provide reliable, relevant and up-to-date information on The Scottish Government websites with regards to the upcoming implementation of Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 and The Private Housing (Tenancies) Act 2016. This form allows letting agents to register their details, so that these details can be used by The Scottish Government, Housing and Social Justice Directorate to communicate relevant information on the upcoming letting agent registration requirements.


Why you might need updates

If you do letting agency work in Scotland you will soon need to:

When do I need to register?

The Register of Letting Agents is likely to start accepting applications from early 2018. If you're a letting agent, you must submit your application by the 30th September 2018.

What you'll find out about in your updates

You'll get updates about:

  • key info and dates for the Code of Practice coming into force on 31/01/2018
  • the opening of the new letting agent register
  • information about other key changes that impact on the private rented sector, like the new private residential tenancy
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