Tenant Reference Check

Landlord Direct - Tenant References & Documentation

If you have viewed a property and would like to apply to take up a tenancy:

  1. Read the governments "How To Rent" booklet:
  2. Complete a Tenancy Application Reference Form below
  3. You will need to pay a Reference fee before your reference report can be processed. This fee pays for Hutchings & Butlin to process a credit and tenant reference on your behalf. This form if completed by you, does not form part or imply an offer of a tenancy to you.
    Tel 0845 602 2506 select: Accounts Dept (If for any reason the property is not available for your occupation please note the reference fee is non-refundable, however our Accounts Department will check the availability of the property before taking payment from you)
  4. Our Lettings team will contact you to arrange for your property booking to be completed
  5. Landlord Direct are obligated to collect some additional documentation from you - please see examples here.

Property you wish to rent


note: you should allow for at least 7 working days for your referencing & tenancy documentation to be produced.
Start dates less than one week from todays date will not be accepted

Tenant details


Employment details


Guarantor details


Please inform your guarantor, we will contact them separately.
By providing the supporting documents and completing the relevant forms,
you are consenting for Landlord Direct to share all your supporting documents and all references with the new landlord.

As part of our tenant vetting process it is required that you supply us with some basic information about yourself along with supporting documentation,
some of which is a legal requirement.

Once you have completed & submitted this form you will receive an email directing you to our partner referencing company called Letting Ref , who will ask you for further information, which will allow for a financial and residency check to be carried out, along with references from an employer or past landlord as relevant. Letting Ref generates a reference report which is then given to Landlord Direct and the Landlord of the property you wish to rent, for their consideration.

Please tick to give consent to your data being stored inline with guidelines in our privacy policy.

Landlord Direct are obligated to collect some additional documentation from you.