Apply for Registration

Male teacher

Find out about applying for registration in Primary, Secondary or Further Education.

Renewal of Registration

Teacher at computer

All registered teachers are required to pay an annual Registration Fee to remain on the Register and be eligible to teach in a Scottish state school, this is a legal requirement.

Qualified outside Scotland 

Female teacher

Visit our dedicated Qualified outside Scotland area for useful and important information on the requirements for registering with us.

Letter of Professional Standing

Group of teachers

Please note that an administration fee of £35 must be paid before the Letter of Professional Standing can be issued.

Apply for Letter of Professional Standing 


Contact our Registration Services Department:

T: +44 (0)131 314 6000



We have approximately 75,000 teachers and lecturers on our register. Each month, we update a list of registrants by categories. View our Registration Statistics