Vacancies at Registers of Scotland

Please register with us

Once registered, you will have access to your own candidate area where you can see your applications (complete and incomplete), edit your personal details and register for job alerts.

To register on our site, we ask for your name and email address. You also need to choose a password - please keep a note of this.

Our application form is designed so that you can save, review and amend it before you finally submit it. Please ensure that you have completed the form in full and supplied all relevant information before you submit your application.

Your Registration Details

Fields that are mandatory are marked with an *

Login Details

If you forget your password, you will be asked for the answer to this question.


Alternatively complete the following address fields manually


Please include international dialling code.

Please provide, where possible, as we may text you with job opportunities and vacancy news.

Email Alerts

If you would like to receive email alerts of job vacancies that may interest you or your family and friends, please complete the following sections:

Job Categories

Please choose the appropriate Job Category, Sub-Category(s) from the options below. This information will be used to select the most relevant roles for you.

Job Locations

Please choose the appropriate locations from the list below. This information will be used to select the most relevant roles for you.




Legal Information

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

This policy statement is designed to give a clear explanation of our data processing practices for our e-recruitment site.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sets out certain requirements for the protection of your personal information against unauthorised use or disclosure.

Except to the extent we are required or permitted by law, the information that you provide during the course of your registration and any applications you make ("the information") will be used solely for the purposes of processing your application, for internal record keeping and audit purposes and (if you choose to register for job alerts) to provide you with details of vacancies that match your selected criteria. We collect information that is necessary to process your application including your name, address, contact phone number/s and email address.

If your application is successful, the information will form part of your employment file and we will be entitled to process it for all relevant purposes in connection with your employment.

If your application is unsuccessful or you choose not to accept any offer of employment we make, the information will not be held for longer than necessary, after which time it will be destroyed, with the exception of certain information provided in the diversity monitoring section of an application form, which we will retain in the longer term to facilitate diversity monitoring.

We are bound by the Civil Service Commission Recruitment Principles, which require us to retain data relating to each recruitment exercise for two years from the end of the financial year in which it was completed.

If you choose to register for email alerts about future vacancies your email address will be used solely for the purpose of providing you with details of vacancies that match your selected criteria. We do not sell or pass on your details to any other organisation, or use them for any purpose ourselves without your consent.

Under GDPR you have the right to request details of your personal data that is held or processed by us. Any such requested should be submitted in writing to us at or Meadowbank House, 153 London Road, Edinburgh, EH8 7AU and marked for the Data Protection Compliance Officer.

In order that we may process your information we require your explicit consent. Please read the declaration below and indicate your acceptance by ticking the box next to the statement “I have read and agree to this Data Protection and Privacy Policy” at the foot of this page then clicking the “Register” button.

Applicant Declaration

I agree to this information being held securely and used only in processing my application.