How to join the Scheme

Membership of a tenancy deposit scheme is a legal requirement for all landlords and agents who take a deposit for Assured Shorthold Tenancies. New tenancies must be registered at their start and end. To become a member of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme please download and complete the relevant application form. (download from the Documents and forms page. NB these forms can be filled in on your computer, saved and printed out using the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader, download your FREE Acrobat Reader here).

Membership requires adherence to specific Scheme Rules. Download a copy (see right hand column).

When you have completed your application form, please post it to:
The Dispute Service Ltd
PO Box 1255
Hemel Hempstead
Herts
HP1 9GN

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Deposit disputes at highest ever level

Our latest statistical briefing shows that at end of March 2016 there have been almost 173,000 tenancy deposit disputes adjudicated in the 9 years since the legislation was first introduced (in England and Wales).

27th September 2016

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