Join the Tenancy Deposit Scheme for Landlords

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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, and you don't need to send the deposit to us.

Join TDS for free and protect your deposits at market leading rates.

    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

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    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 SchemeVisit 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


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