Scottish Government Contacts

Email Phone Post

Tel: 0300 244 4000*
Office Hours: 08:30 17:00 Monday - Friday

Text Relay Service: 18001+ 0300 244 4000
(service for the deaf)
International Callers: +44 131 244 4000

General Enquiries
St. Andrew's House
Regent Road

*0300 numbers are geographically neutral

Main addresses

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

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Also see Freedom of Information

Contact a Minister

Email: Ministers' Mailbox (

Find the relevant Cabinet Secretary or Minister

How to contact a 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

Find a Member of Staff

Current MSPs

Make a complaint

How to make a complaint
For complaints about the service you have received from a department or official.