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Scotland’s Census: Deadline Extended to 31st May 2022

UPDATE: The deadline for submitting Scottish census returns has been extended by a month to the end after a record number of householders failed to complete their forms or delayed sending them in.

People who have not yet filled in their census are reminded it is their legal responsibility to do so and are being encouraged to get help if they need it.

Scotlands Census 2022 – Stakeholder Newsletter – 29 April 2022

The deadline for completing the census is now 31st May 2022.


Please find below some links to the guidance, specifically highlighting the questions and scenarios which could relate to a Self-Catering property.

This guidance is the only information we have at this point which has been issued by the Scottish Government.

Everyone staying at your address must be included in your questionnaire.

More guidance is available to help to decide whether to include someone as usually living at your address or visiting or staying on the night of 20 March 2022.

There are various Scenarios listed:

Check out the full guidance for H4 on Census.gov.scot website HERE

(PLEASE NOTE: You will need to scroll down the page to see all of the scenarios for answering this question in full)

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