Do you need to see original documents for proof of immigration status?

Yes – A statutory code of practice issued by Government under section 32 Immigration Act 2014 mandates that initial right to rent checks must be carried out before authorising an adult to occupy rented accommodation and that landlords must check the validity of the documents in the presence of the holder. This can be a […]

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What documents are acceptable for proof of immigration status?

Original document(s) from the list of acceptable documents, details of which can be found in the Right to Rent Document Checks: a User Guide here The most documents mostly commonly used to prove immigration status are a UK passport or a UK birth certificate together with a full UK driving licence.

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What is the immigration list A and B?

The list of acceptable documents for the Right to Rent (otherwise known as proof of immigration status) checks can be found in the How to rent: the checklist for renting in England here e.g. A passport (current or expired) showing that the holder is a British citizen, or a citizen of the UK and Colonies […]

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How do I provide my proof of identity?

If identity is not proven by acceptable Right to Rent documents, proof of personal identity can be a drivers licence, passport or photo ID. If you attached scanned images of documents (proof of immigration status, personal identity or current address) to the Reservation Agreement……., the original documents should be presented in our office during office […]

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How do I provide my proof of immigration status?

Acceptable document(s) must be presented for checking and copying before a tenancy is granted. If documents are not checked and copied, we are unable to grant a tenancy. If you attached scanned images of documents (proof of immigration status, personal identity or current address) to the Reservation Agreement……., the original documents should be presented in […]

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