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To become bankrupt, do I have to show evidence of a Scottish

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To become bankrupt, do I have to show evidence of a Scottish address? Also, what are the costs involved?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

To become bankrupt in Scotland you have to live in Scotland, yes.

It will cost you £200.

The forms and notes are at the following link.

http://www.aib.gov.uk/guidance/publications/forms/debtorsapplforms

I hope this helps. Please leave a positive response so that I am credited for my time.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
What if I have an address in Scotland but am not resident there at the moment? I am Scottish by birth, currently in England. How strict is the rule?
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Where you were born doesn't matter. If you live outside Scotland you can't make yourself bankrupt in Scotland.
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