Because of coronavirus (COVID-19) there are temporary changes to the way you can check documents. Read guidance about the adjusted process, including asking for documents digitally, making checks on a video call, and what to do if someone cannot provide any accepted documents.
Added landlord's guide to right to rent checks to this collection.
Because of coronavirus (COVID-19) there are temporary changes to the way you can check documents. Added a link to guidance about the adjusted process.
Updated "a short guide on right to rent" to include right to rent checks for nationals from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and the United States who are visiting the UK for up to 6 months.
Added information on right to rent checks for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens now and after Brexit.
Added a link to new guidance for landlords on right to rent checks on undocumented Commonwealth citizens.
'How to make a right to rent check: video' added to collection.
Updated page text to reflect England-wide roll out of right to rent on 1 February 2016.
New Right to rent document checks: a user guide.
New 3 step guide on how to make a right to rent check, December 2015.
This guidance applies across England from 1 February 2016.
added link to 'Return home voluntarily if you're in the UK unlawfully'