Eligibility for Judicial Appointment

To apply for a judicial office in Scotland you must meet the statutory eligibility requirements.

The Board requires you to complete a declaration of your nationality. Applicants should be aware that the Board will consider applications from candidates who are not citizens of the British Commonwealth. However, if recommended, the Scottish Government may be unable to appoint such an applicant to the office.

To apply for a judicial office in Scotland you must meet the statutory eligibility requirements. Please see the associated downloadable document below for a brief explanation of the eligibility criteria for each of the judicial offices.

 

Associated downloadable documents: