The Register of Inhibitions notifies the public about individuals who can’t competently enter into property transactions.
The register contains details of:
- inhibitions, which prohibit a debtor from selling or burdening their property
- sequestrations, or bankruptcies
The register is searched by solicitors, conveyancers and sometimes members of the public as part of the conveyancing process.
There’s no application form for registering a deed in the Register of Inhibitions. You can simply send us a covering letter along with the document you want us to register. We will register the document, retain a copy and return the original to you.
The fee for registering a document in this register is £15. This is a post-payment service, which means we’ll send you an invoice when we return your original document after we've completed registration.
Post a deed to:
Registers of Scotland
153 London Road
Our DX address is: DX 555400 Edin 15
We suggest you use secure mail services when submitting documents for registration via post.
If you have a business user login, you can search the register using ScotLIS.
If you don’t have a ScotLIS login, contact us to request a search of the Register of Inhibitions. We’ll send you a list of names on the register that either fully or partially match your search criteria. You can order a copy of any deed from this list.
A search in the Register of Inhibitions covers a five-year period. If you need to search over a longer period, we’ll have to do more than one search.
A search for up to six names: £20 + VAT.
A copy of a deed in the Register of Inhibitions: £16 + VAT.