The General Teaching Council for Scotland

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 qualified in United Kingdom (UK) and registered with another teacher body - Automatic Recognition 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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