Tenant Guarantor Checks
Credit Check Services, an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, specialising in screening people.
To purchase residential tenant guarantor checks please register/login, then go to the tenant screening section.
What type of tenant guarantor checks are available?
For residential lettings we recommend using the same category of reports as for tenants, such as the Bronze, Silver or Gold tenant checks.
The most commonly purchased report for residential lettings is the Gold tenant check, this gives a good range of screening covering:
- County Court Judgments (CCJs) or Court Decrees
- Bankruptcy or Sequestrations
- Voluntary arrangements including debt management orders
- Electoral register check
- Identity verifications (though linked financial accounts)
- Any alias names used
- Overall risk score and how the person compares against UK population.
If you require a personal guarantor for a commercial let you could also consider the consumer check, this is similar to the Gold tenant check but has the addition of a sanctions check with HM Treasury and OFAC.
What other checks should be considered for a guarantor?
As with any tenant check we strongly recommend that you check the photo ID of the guarantor, this is the only way you can be certain that you are checking is the person "stood in front of you signing the agreement".
Key for the guarantor is their ability to pay should the tenant fail in any way. The Gold tenant check will give a very good indicator of this however it would be prudent to also ask for sight of other documents such as a bank statement and/or mortgage statement.
Still have questions about guarantor checks?
Credit Check Services can be contacted between 9am and 5pm every working day, we would be happy to answer any questions you may have.
To order guarantor checks
Click on the Login / Register (above, left). Takes 2 minutes (and there are no fees to register).
Next login and go to the our main menu for tenant referencing.
Select the type of report required (e.g. Bronze, Silver, or Gold, submit the guarantor's details in the form presented, and make payment.
Your report will be completed within one working day.