General Enquiries

Telephone Enquiry Line: 0300 244 4000*
*0300 numbers are geographically neutral (Office Hours: 08:30 to 17:00 Monday - Friday)

International Callers: +44 131 244 4000


Text Relay Service: 18001+ 0300 244 4000 (service for the deaf)

BSL users can contact us via contactSCOTLAND-BSL, the online British Sign Language interpreting service.

Find out more on the contactSCOTLAND website.

Main addresses

If you need to contact the Scottish Government in writing and require any assistance please contact the main number above for advice.


Scottish Government directorates are responsible for progressing the five core strategic objectives; Wealthier and Fairer Scotland, Healthier Scotland, Safer and Stronger Scotland, Smarter Scotland and Greener Scotland. Supporting these directorates are a range of corporate service teams and professional groups.

Permanent Secretary

Leslie Evans

Leslie Evans
Scottish Government Permanent Secretary

Scottis Government Directorates

Services and Groups