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What is myaccount

Myaccount is one username and password that you create and use to sign in to multiple online public services in Scotland. 

It means you do not need to create lots of accounts for different services. 

Myaccount is run by the Improvement Service for local councils. It’s not run by or Social Security Scotland.

Where you can use myaccount

Use your username and password to access services such as:

  • paying your council tax 
  • paying for school meals through ParentPay and iPayimpact
  • requesting a parking permit
  • applying for a Young Scot card
  • applying for Social Security Scotland benefits 

Check which local services use myaccount on the myaccount website.

Register for myaccount

You’ll be asked to sign in or register for myaccount if you want to access a service that uses it. You must be 12 or over.

You only need to register once. Then you can use the same username and password to sign in to different services, even if you move to a different local council area. 

Register on the myaccount website.

Change your personal information

Sign in to myaccount to change your:

  • name
  • home address
  • email address

Sign in on the myaccount website. You can also sign in using YOTI, if you have a YOTI account.

Help using myaccount

To get help, you can:

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