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General Enquiries

Tel: 0300 244 4000 (Office hours: 08:30 to 17:00 Monday - Friday) 0300 numbers are geographically neutral

Text Relay Service: 18001+ 0300 244 4000 (service for the hard of hearing)

BSL users can contact us via contactSCOTLAND-BSL, the online British Sign Language interpreting service. Find out more on the contactSCOTLAND website.

International callers: +44 131 244 4000


Postal address: Scottish Government
St. Andrews House
Regent Road

Information on the Scottish Government's main buildings in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Contact a Cabinet Secretary or Minister

Email: or find the relevant Cabinet Secretary or Minister

  • initial contact with the Private Office of any Cabinet Secretary or Minister must be in writing
  • correspondence addressed to any minister may be passed to the relevant subject expert for reply on behalf of the minister
  • we aim to respond to all correspondence within 20 working days
  • correspondence sent to a number of ministers will be allocated to the minister's office holding the main portfolio responsibility and their officials for reply

We aim to answer everything received. We may be unable to provide a response if your correspondence:

  • contains offensive language
  • is illegible or cannot be read
  • is selling or promoting a product
  • is concerning a matter not devolved to the Scottish Government

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