Rejected casework

Rejections after intake are rare.

On average we process 95% of cases without rejection.

RoS will not reject a case which is more than 3 months old unless it is legally unavoidable.

August 2023

This table shows cases that were rejected by RoS for last month broken down by the age of the application.

Rejected under 3 months Rejected over 3 months
Land register 1,46862
Sasines 189 0
Advance notices203 0

Please note that the rejection figures do not cover applications that have been voluntarily withdrawn.


If a rejection occurs, we take steps to allow the application to be:

  • corrected
  • resubmitted
  • reprocessed

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