I hope this is the way the Right to Rent check should be carried out while Covid-19 measures are going on -
- Ask the tenant to submit a scanned copy or a photo of their original documents via email or using a mobile app.
- Arrange a video call with the tenant – ask them to hold up the original documents to the camera and check them against the digital copy of the documents.
- Record the date you made the check and mark it as “an adjusted check has been undertaken on [insert date] due to COVID-19”.
After the COVID-19 measures end, hope landlord has to visit the property and do a face to face check.
Does the video call check (Covid-19 adjusted check) need to happen before the tenancy starts (hope it should be done before signing tenancy agreement)?
Does the landlord need to send any document to the tenants eg:-