Standard forestry operations licence return

Use this service to provide a return for a standard forestry operations licence

You will need:

  • the postcode you used to register
  • the licence number
  • dates the works were carried out
  • before and after photographs of one sett, clearly showing the sett entrance(s)

Once you have entered your licence number and postcode, you will receive a secure link to continue with your return.

The link will remain active for 30 minutes.

Warning You must submit a return even if you did not use the licence.

If you need assistance with this service, contact the NatureScot Licensing Team.



  • 01463 725 364
  • Voicemail service. We aim to respond within 2 working days.

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