Scottish Non-Residential Membership

Scottish Non-Residential Membership

Scottish Swimming's membership year runs from the 1st April to 31st March.  If you would like to apply for Non-Residential Membership you have to meet certain eligibility criteria. 

Please click here to view the online guide to join or renew your Non-Residential Membership. The membership fee is £45.00 for new members no matter when you join the association throughout the year.

When you have applied online for non-residential membership, please email the following information:

  • name of the swimmer
  • attach proof of eligibility in PDF form
  • date of BACS payment

Listed below is the Scottish Eligibility Criteria in accordance with 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 grandparent or               
c)   satisfy either of the following residential criteria:

(i)     for the Commonwealth Games – in line with current Commonwealth Games             Federation Regulations or Guidelines.
(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.

Some Benefits of becoming a Scottish Non-Residential Member:-

  • allows you to qualify for Scottish National Events on qualification and ‘consideration’ times.
  • you can 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.
  • National Open Events can be entered by all members representing their respective countries and claim titles and records.

For further information or clarification, send an email to