Right to rent immigration checks: summary guidance for landlords

This publication was withdrawn on 20 October 2015

This guidance has been withdrawn as it is out of date.

Summary guidance to help you ensure you only let property to people with a right to rent in the UK.



This guidance helps you decide whether to carry out right to rent checks when letting property and the process to follow. It includes information explaining:

  • which people should you check
  • how to make a right to rent check
  • the penalties you face if you don’t make these checks