Private landlords - advice and support
Details for private landlords to register and renew their licence
All private landlords letting properties must apply for and gain registration in Scotland.
How to register
- You can apply online at the Landlord Registration Scotland website. By using this method you will receive a 10% discount on your registration fees, or
- Download a copy of the Landlord registration application form [342Kb] or request a paper application from the Landlord Registration team at LandlordRegistration@pkc.gov.uk You must send a cheque to cover your fees due with the application form.
How long does my registration last?
Registration lasts for 3 years from the date of approval by Perth & Kinross Council.
How to renew
The Landlord Registration Renewal FAQs [317Kb] may be able to answer any queries you have.
- Registration of Landlord - £55
- Registration of Properties - £11 each
All joint owners are free. Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) Licence Holders are free for properties in Perth and Kinross.
Where to send payment / forms
All payments and correspondence must be sent directly to Landlord Registration, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD.
If you are a landlord and you have applied for registration, please remember you must notify us if your contact details change and to add any new properties to your registration when you let them out
A landlord who has not registered or applied for registration is committing a criminal offence and could be subject to a criminal conviction and a fine of up to £50,000.
Perth & Kinross Council also offer a letting, property and tenancy management service to private sector landlords. This initiative is called PKC Lets.
Private Landlords Forum
A Private Landlords Forum was held by the Council on May 10th 2018. You can view the presentation that was given to attendees. [4Mb]