Guide

Letting agent registration
Last updated: 24 December 2020

Overview

If you do letting agency work in Scotland you're required by law to:

  • follow a Letting Agent Code of Practice
  • be registered on the Scottish Letting Agent Register

The Scottish Letting Agent Register is a list run by Scottish Ministers. It makes sure every letting agent:

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You can sign up for updates about the regulation of letting agents. This includes updates on:

  • the letting agent register
  • other key changes affecting the private rented sector

Find out how to apply.

It is a criminal offence to do letting agency work if you are not on the register. If you're convicted, you could face a fine of up to £50,000, up to 6 months imprisonment or both.