Information for legal professionals

Published: 27 March 2020
Last updated: 04 May 2022

The latest position regarding the delivery of our services.

Digital submissions

Emergency coronavirus legislation is in place that allows us to accept digital submissions.

Land register

Sasine register

Advance notices

Register of Inhibitions and Register of Judgments

Non-digital documents

Invoices are issued after registration. Payment is by BACS or post-paid direct debit.

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Register of Deeds


Emergency legislation

Coronavirus (Scotland) (No2) Act 2020

The Coronavirus (Scotland) (No2) Act 2020 came into force on 27 May.

The legislation ensures writs or documents which fall to be recorded in the Register of Inhibitions or the Register of Judgments, and are not already covered by Schedule 4 of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020, will be covered to allow electronic submissions for registration.

Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020

The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 came into force on 7 April.

The act gives the keeper power to accept electronic copies of paper deeds for registration on the land register and recording on the sasine register.


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