Join the Tenancy Deposit Scheme for Landlords

Tenancy Deposit Scheme Umbrella

Join the Tenancy Deposit Scheme for free and protect deposits at market leading rates.

Free to join

Fast, easy, online service

You hold the deposit


If you are a landlord you can protect your deposits online with TDS in just a few easy steps. Simply create your free account, enter the details of the tenancy and deposit, and proceed to checkout to protect the deposit.

    How much does it cost to protect a tenancy deposit? (incl. VAT)

    Deposit Value
    For RLA and LLAS members
    Tenancy Deposit Scheme  
    Up to £500
    Over £500

    Join now

    Fees cover protection for the life of the fixed term tenancy plus subsequent periodic tenancies continuing on the same terms. 

    Tenancy Deposit Scheme DepositGuard


    Our DepositGuard option gives preferential rates to members of the Residential Landlords Association and London Landlords Accreditation Scheme


     Visit for more details. 

Requirements of Membership

Before joining TDS as a landlord, please check you meet the following criteria:

  • You are the owner of the property of the deposit you wish to protect
  • You are named as the landlord on the relevant Assured Shorthold Tenancy
  • You are protecting no more than £100,000 of tenants’ deposits at any one time (To protect over £100,000 you can join with Corporate Landlord membership, details below)
  • If registering as a limited company, it is domiciled in the UK and meets the three points above









Are you protecting over £100,000 of tenancy deposits?

If you have a large property portfolio you can join the Tenancy Deposit Scheme as a Corporate Landlord Member. 

For Corporate Landlord Membership you should meet two of the three following criteria:

  • Properties are owned by a company and not an individual
  • Value of deposits held is over £100,000
  • Total assets exceed £25,000,000





Tenancy Deposit Scheme Corporate Landlords


For an individual quote please complete and return this application form to


RSS Feed Latest TDS News

Property industry unites to launch ‘best practice’ Code for the Private Rented Sector

Seventeen leading property organisations have today launched a new Code to drive up standards and quality in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) in response to too many privately rented homes in the UK failing to meet the ‘English Housing Survey’ standards.

12th September 2014

WelshSpanishUrduHindiChinese (Traditional)Chinese (Simplified)ArabicPolishRussian
Other languages: