If you would like to apply for Scottish Swimming Scottish Non Residential Membership you have to meet certain Eligibility criteria.  Listed below is the Eligibility Criteria for Scottish Qualification:-

Rule: R4.5.3 A competitor selected to represent Scotland must be either:

a)   a native of Scotland or    

b)   a person with a Scottish mother or father or               

c)   satisfy either of the following residential criteria:


i)    for the Commonwealth Games –

In line with current Commonwealth Games Federation Regulations or Guidelines (see information guide for details)

ii)    for all other meets – a person who has been resident in Scotland for a minimum of six months in the 12 months prior to the first day of competition


The 2018-2019 Scottish Non Residential Membership form can be found here.  The membership fee is £43 no matter when you join throughout the year, our membership year runs from the 1st March – 28 February.  When submitting your form or joining online we require proof of Eligibility, please include a copy of the birth certificate.  Please click here for the guidelines to join Scottish Swimming online.

Some Benefits of becoming a Scottish Non Residential Member:-

  1. Being an Anglo/Non-Residential Scot allows members to qualify for Scottish National Events on qualification and ‘consideration’ times.
  2. Being an Anglo/Non-Residential Scot entitles the non-residential member to compete at Scottish National events and claim Scottish titles and records however the member would not be able to claim English/Welsh National titles or records. 
  3. National Open Events can be entered by all members representing their respective countries and claim titles and records.

Contact a member of the Membership Team on 01786 466520 or info@scottishswimming.com if you require any further clarification.

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