Got questions on what an acceptable proof of address (POA) looks like? It’s worth checking your reference report to help you decide which documents you can provide, and if you need a bit more clarity, your reference provider should be able to help too.
Having a suitable proof of address is crucial to ensuring your landlords have acceptable tenants. Failure to have a valid proof of address could invalidate the protection offered by flatfair - so if in doubt, please reach out to our friendly support team who will be able to help out.
Here’s a list of documents which are usually accepted as proof of address:
- A gas, electricity, water, council tax, home service provider or telephone landline (but not mobile phone) bill dated within the last three months
- Valid drivers licence
- A bank, building society or credit card statement dated within the last three months showing your name and address at the time of application
- Letter from employer on company headed paper
- Current mortgage statement
- Homeowners current household insurance policy schedule
- Current TV licence
- Current tenancy agreement signed and dated within the last 6 months (must be accompanied by the signed and dated certificate of registration)
If applicable please make sure the proof of address you obtain is the proof of address specifically stated on the referencing report and is in the prescribed format.
Got something else you might think is an acceptable proof of address? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for help.