National Records of Scotland

Preserving the past, Recording the present, Informing the future



To help make sure your enquiry reaches the correct team within NRS, please note the following:

Statistical information

If your enquiry relates to Scotland’s Census 2022 please contact

For all other statistical enquiries, including about the results of the 2011 and earlier censuses, please contact our Statistics Customer Services:


Post:   Statistics Customer Services,
            National Records of Scotland,
            Ladywell House
            EH12 7TF

Telephone: 0131 314 4299

Other information

Please send any enquiries related to historical and legal documents held in our archives (which are not available on our ScotlandsPeople website) to and all other enquiries to

Further details on how to make enquiries about registrations (of births, deaths etc) can be found on the registration page.