Letting agent registration updates

Last updated: 5 October 2017

You can sign up for updates about the regulation of letting agents, or ask the Scottish Government a question, by emailing: LettingAgentRegulation@gov.scot.

In your email, please let us know your:

  • name
  • postal address
  • letting agency or organisation name
  • preferred email address

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