Registers of Scotland is the non-ministerial government department responsible for compiling and maintaining 18 public registers. These relate to land, property, and other legal documents.
What we do
We're responsible for compiling and maintaining 18 public registers.
Registers we hold
Find out about our registers.
We hold the oldest land register in the world - the General Register of Sasines.
Learn more about our board
Find out about career opportunities at Registers of Scotland.
Keep up to date with our latest news.
The RoS blog has been set up to provide a platform for discussion and to share information.
We hold and have a presence at events across Scotland to meet with stakeholders and explain our work...
Land register completion
Scottish ministers have invited us to complete the Land Register by 2024.
The development of an online information system for land and property in Scotland.
The 2012 Act came into force on 8 December 2014.
Wednesday 28 June 2017 will mark 400 years since the sasine register was created.
We want to make our services greener, faster and more efficient than ever before.
Get links to other property-related and government organisations.
Glossary of terms
A glossary to help you understand some of the technical terms we use on the website.
- What we do
- Our business
- Copyright licences
- Crown copyright
- Freedom of information
- Finance reports
- Expenditure reports
- International consultancy group
- Our business
- Registers we hold
- Our history
- Our board
- RoS Blog
- Land register completion
- Voluntary registration
- Keeper-induced registration
- Closure of the General Register of Sasines to Securities
- Land register completion FAQs
- Voluntary registration advisors
- 2012 Act
- 400th anniversary
- Digital transformation
- Useful links
- Claims for ex gratia payments
- Diversity and equality
- Environmental policy
- Legal services fraud policy
- Social media house rules
- Security and information assurance policies
- Human resources policies and procedures
- Records management policy
- Secretariat policies and procedures
- Glossary of terms