Short-term Let is the term used when an owner-occupier crofter lets their croft to a tenant for a period not exceeding 10 years .
A landlord cannot apply to let a croft on a short-term let.
An owner-occupier crofter who lets the tenancy of their croft will then become the landlord of the croft and their owner-occupier crofter status would cease to apply.
Short Term Letting (of up to 10 years) of an owner-occupied croft— Section 29A of the Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993
Part Croft Short Term Letting of an owner-occupied crofter - Section 29A of the Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993
Only an owner-occupier crofter can apply for consent to let their croft, or part of their croft, to a tenant on a short term let.
A straightforward approval can be made if:
The following parameters are also included but only in relation to a Part Croft Short Term Let:
If any of these conditions are not met, the application will be escalated.
Please ensure you submit your Registers of Scotland (RoS) Registration Application form along with your application, if required.