Publications and Guidance

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We produce a range of publications and guidance to support our work regulating charities. You can search our publications using a keyword search or by looking through the six categories to identify the information you are seeking. Some of our application forms can be completed on-screen but these must be printed off and signed before posting to us. Please note that you should save the blank form to your desktop before completion, to avoid losing your information.
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About OSCR

Read our corporate documents. Information about OSCR’s Board, Memoranda of Understanding, Board minutes, management information and more.

Guidance and support

A range of publications which provide advice, support and guidance for charity trustees.

Research and reports

View the reports and research papers we have produced.


View and download our application forms. From applying for charitable status to notifying us of any changes made to your charity.

Our decisions

Read our inquiry reports and documents relating to our decision making processes.

How we work with you

These documents set out how we work with other regulatory and professional bodies, with charities and with the public.