Last updated
21 Feb 2022

Support in BSL, easy read, audio, braille and large print

British Sign Language (BSL) support  

Our online questionnaire has BSL translations for each question to help you to complete the census.

Click the 'Start' button at the top of this page to complete online.

BSL videos are also available on these pages on this website: 

Contact us to request either a DVD or USB stick with BSL translations of census questions as they appear on the household paper questionnaire.

You will still need to complete your census questionnaire either online or on the English language paper questionnaire.

If you need to contact us using BSL, you can make use of the contactSCOTLAND-BSL video relay service.

You may need to download an app from the contactSCOTLAND-BSL website to use this service.

Our number is 0800 030 8308.

A text relay service is also available. To make use of this, please dial 18001 0800 030 8308.

Easy read guide

Download our easy read guide. The guide tells you about the census and how to complete it.

View as a webpage.

Audio support  

You can order an audio CD version of the household paper questionnaire to be sent to you.  

Braille guidance  

You can order a translation of the household paper questionnaire in braille. 

Large-print questionnaire and guidance  

If you have a visual impairment or struggle to read regular print, you can order a large print version of our household questionnaire.

This will also include additional guidance for completing the questionnaire in large print.

Order BSL, audio, braille and large print materials  

Contact us to order:

  • British Sign Language translations of the paper questionnaire on USB or DVD
  • an audio CD of the paper questionnaire questions
  • guidance in braille
  • large print paper questions and guidance

To order any of these products, you will need to let us know:

  • your name
  • address and postcode
  • how many you need
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