Registers of Scotland

Registers of Scotland (RoS) is the non-ministerial government department responsible for compiling and maintaining 20 public registers. These relate to land, property, and other legal documents.

Our main registers are:

  • Land Register of Scotland
  • General Register of Sasines


Make a separation agreement

Making an agreement with your ex-partner about arrangements for your children, money and property if you're divorcing or separating.

Register a birth

Find out who needs to register a birth and how and where to do it, including how to register a birth during coronavirus.

Resolve a dispute with your neighbour

Information on how to resolve a dispute with your neighbour including noisy neighbours, nuisance neighbours, barking dogs and a boundary dispute like high hedges.

Search for a croft

Use the Crofting Register and Register of Crofts to find information on crofts.