Rules and acceptable documents: right to rent checks

Guidance giving you rules to follow to check documents and examples of acceptable documents to carry out right to rent checks.

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Read Right to rent document checks: a user guide for current guidance for landlords and tenants on how right to rent checks should be carried out and which documents are acceptable.


Landlords’ guide to checking immigration documents

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This guidance provides you with information about the golden rules for document checks and examples of acceptable documents. By using this document you will be able to find information on:

  • acceptable documents
  • checking the validity of documents
  • retaining evidence
Published 4 November 2014
Last updated 5 January 2016 + show all updates
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