GTC Scotland

The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Comhairle Choitcheann Teagaisg na h-Alba

Qualified in United Kingdom (UK) or rest of the world (ROW)

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Please note that Disclosure Scotland is currently prioritising checks for those working in health and care sectors. Applications will be processed as promptly as possible, but there may be a delay. For further information, please visit the Disclosure Scotland website.

Please note

If you qualified in the UK and registered with one of the following teacher bodies - Teacher Regulation Agency (formerly General Teaching Council for England); the Education Workforce Council in Wales; or the General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland  - please use the alternative form here: Application Form: Qualified in UK and registered with another teacher body.

Please do not commence this application form until:

If you do not provide all of the required supporting documentation this will delay the processing of your application


Please click on each item on the checklist below to view specific details of the information required.

To complete the application, please have the following information to hand:

You will also be required to provide, where applicable, a scanned copy for uploading of:

If you do not submit a Criminal Record Check, your application will be put on hold and will not be assessed until the Criminal Record Check is received.

Please note:

  • This application has a total of 10 pages, all pages to be completed.
  • This application does not have an auto-save functionality, you will need to fill in the form in one session.
  • You will be unable to submit your application unless you have attached all the required documentation.
  • You will be unable to save and print a hard copy to send to GTC Scotland.
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