Don't start a tenancy without it.

It's just a couple of minutes' easy work to have us check out your prospective tenants for you: Create a Visum account, add the property address and some basic information about the tenancy and the tenant and we'll do the rest, generally supplying you with a comprehensive report within a couple of days (depending upon how quickly the tenant's employer and/or current landlord or agent respond to our requests). All our prices include VAT so there are no surprises at the checkout.

  • Full credit report
  • CCJ search
  • ID verified
  • Electoral roll confirmation
  • Employment report
  • Affordability check
  • Employment integrity
  • Previous landlord check
  • Previous agent check
  • Undeclared tenancy search
  • Non-family character reference
  • Residency check
  • Section 8 possession search

Basic Credit Check£20

  • Full credit report
  • CCJ search
  • ID verified
  • Electoral roll confirmation
  • Employment report
  • Affordability check
  • Employment integrity
  • Previous landlord check
  • Previous agent check
  • Undeclared tenancy search
  • Non-family character reference<
  • Residency check
  • Section 8 possession search
  • Get started

Full Reference£20

  • Full credit report
  • CCJ search
  • ID verified
  • Electoral roll confirmation
  • Employment report
  • Affordability check
  • Employment integrity
  • Previous landlord check
  • Previous agent check
  • Undeclared tenancy search
  • Non-family character reference<
  • Residency check
  • Section 8 possession search
  • Get started

Common referencing questions answered.

For more help, please see our full FAQs page.

No. Since 1st June 2019 referencing charges to tenants have been outlawed.

You can take a holding deposit which you can keep if the tenant pulls out.

No.

The affordability is calculated by multiplying the monthly rent by 30. This figure is the minimum annual income required by the applicant, but this can be apportioned over multiple applicants incomes i.e. Applicant 1 pays a 40% share of the rent and Applicant 2 pays a 60% share.

Yes you can. Start a guarantor reference for the property from within your Visum account.

Our online system allows the applicant to select their country of origin which determines what documents they need to upload to support their application. Our system reads the uploaded documents using OCR technology and validates the machine readable codes found in worldwide Passports, EU ID Cards, UK Biometric Residency Permits and UK Visa Vignette’s