New landlord registration system goes live

Published: 10 February 2017

Registers of Scotland is delighted to announce that a new digital application for Scotland’s register of landlords has gone live across the country.

Developed by Registers of Scotland for the Scottish Government, the new application has been designed in collaboration with local authority landlord registration officers over the past 12 months.

The application is aligned with Government Digital Standards, and can be accessed using a smartphone, tablet or computer. Making it much easier for anyone to search the public register of landlords; for landlords to apply for or renew their registration; and for local authorities to maintain the register in their areas.

Sheenagh Adams, the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland said:

By working with the Scottish Government and local authorities, Registers of Scotland has developed a new landlord registration application that will bring significant benefits to the sector as a whole. The new application is a key part of our business transformation, utilising digital technologies that allow us to deliver even better value for the public. The collaboration has been extremely successful, and I woul