Frequently Asked Questions - If I am from another country and move to Scotland, will I be entitled to benefits?
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At the moment, the UK rules for benefits entitlement vary depending on which country you move from. These rules will continue to apply in an independent Scotland until such times as the Parliament of an independent Scotland decides to change them.
Source: Scotland's Future, Scottish Government, November 2013.