"I have enjoyed my time immensely with the Scotland team and it was a very proud moment every time I pulled on the Scotland shirt," said Commons.
"I have thought about this decision for some time. At this stage of my career I just want to give Celtic my 100 per cent commitment and ensure I can prolong my club career as long as possible.
"I also want to give my young family more attention, something I have not been able to do for some time.
"I was really pleased to speak to Gordon (Strachan). I am on very good terms with him and I wish him and the Scotland team all the very best for the future.
"I will always, of course, be a Scotland supporter."