Securing the
Future of Crofting

Creating a well regulated crofting system that positively contributes to the sustainability of rural communities.

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Certain regulatory applications now trigger the compulsory requirement to register your croft on the Crofting Register.  In some cases this has resulted in delays in processing applications. In many circumstances the law says we cannot take decisions on regulatory applications until the croft is registered. 


We realise that delays cause frustration with our customers. One of the main reasons for delays is problems with the maps submitted with the Registration application. We would urge you to refer to the guidance issued by Registers of Scotland on the detail required in the maps.  It is also important that cheques for payment of the croft registration fee should be made payable to the Crofting Commission.


A full list of the regulatory triggers can be found here.  For more information see Crofting Register.



What is Crofting?
Find out more about this unique crofting system
Common Grazings
Find out more about Common Grazings and Common Grazings Committees
Regulatory Applications
Find out about the latest regulatory applications and decisions
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