Reminder for landlords to renew registration

Date published: 28 March 2018

Landlords are reminded to check to their registration certificate to make sure it hasn't expired. Registration lasts for three years. If they are continuing to rent out their properties, they must re-register if their certifcate has expired.

How to register or renew registration

Landlords can renew their registration eight weeks before the end of their current registration.

A message will be sent to the email address provided by the landlord eight weeks before the end of their current registration.

The landlord needs to check their spam folder in case this email is not delivered to the inbox. 

Alternatively, landlords can check their registration certificate for its expiry date.

Landlords are also reminded to make sure their contact details are up-to-date. 

Landlords can also renew their registration by telephone on 0300 200 7821. They must have full details of any joint owners to hand when making the call.

There is more information at the following link:

A landlord who does not register may face a fixed penalty of £500 or a court fine of up to £2,500. 

Free advice service for landlords

A free advice service is available for private landlords. Landlords can contact the service by:

You can find out more information on the landlord helpline page.  

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