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Am I Eligible to Apply

What qualifications do I need to join the Scottish Government?

Not all roles require qualifications. Where qualifications are required these will be detailed in the advert or information about the job.

What are the nationality criteria for joining the Scottish Government?

As for all United Kingdom Civil Service recruitment, the Scottish Government requires candidates to meet certain nationality requirements. These are that candidates must be British or Commonwealth citizens, British protected persons, citizens of the Republic of Ireland or, in some circumstances, nationals of other European Community member states.

Would I need to provide a Work Permit?

Yes, if you are successful and require a work permit to work in the UK the HR Shared Service Centres Central Resourcing Unit will contact you to advise.



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