The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Enhancing professionalism in education since 1965

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

This application excludes teachers qualified in the European Union (EU)/ European Economic Area(EEA) or Switzerland

If you have been registered with the National College for Teaching and Leadership in England (previously known as the General Teaching Council for England); the Education Workforce Council in Wales (EWC); or the General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland (GTCNI), go to this page.

Please do not commence this application form until:


*For clarity, 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:

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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