The immigration Act 2014 means you need to demonstrate your Right to Rent in the United Kingdom. Right to Rent checks are a legal requirement for anyone wishing to rent a property in the United Kingdom.
Who does this legislation apply to?
The Immigration Act 2014 applies to everyone wishing to rent a property within the United Kingdom. Whether you are a British national, from a member state of the European Union or from anywhere else in the world, the validation of your immigration status is required by law. Anyone else who will be living at the property with you, including children over 18 years old will be required to complete the same validation checks.
What documents do you need to provide?
The required documents needed to be provided is a passport and driving licence or a birth certificate, if from outside the EU a national insurance number is needed or proof that the person can work in the UK.
How does the process work?
At the point of your application we will either scan your documents directly into our system, or you can upload the documents for validation on your online application form.