Application Form for a Residential Tenancy (GDPR Compliant) (Wales)
This Application Form for a Residential Tenancy is for use by a residential
letting agent in Wales to gain information about the proposed tenant (and
any proposed guarantor) which will enable the letting agent to consider the
suitability of the tenant (and guarantor) and to obtain references.
This document is compliant with the GDPR (General Data Protection
The proposed tenant must provide name and address information, as well as
details of their employer, bank and previous landlord.
The proposed tenant (and guarantor) may give an email address and may
(optionally) confirm that this email address can be used by the letting
agent to serve notices and other documents on them.
The proposed tenant ticks boxes and signs the form to authorise the letting
agent to carry out credit checks and to obtain references. The proposed
tenant also acknowledges receipt of the Privacy Notice for Tenants,
Residents and Guarantors. This should be supplied to the tenant with this
Application form. A template Privacy Notice is available in the GDPR
Documents for Residential Lettings Agencies subfolder.
If the letting agent has concerns about the tenant’s financial position, it
could require the proposed tenant to provide one or more guarantors.
Under the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act 2019 (which affects Wales
only), landlords and/or letting agents are prohibited from charging tenants
fees for setting up new tenancies caught by these acts, which includes the
cost of obtaining references. It will be the landlord’s responsibility to
meet these costs.
This Application Form for a Residential Tenancy is in open format. Either
enter the requisite details in the highlighted fields or adjust the wording
to suit your purposes.
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