Tenancy Deposit

Date published: 10 June 2014

A tenancy deposit is a sum of money which a landlord may ask a tenant to pay at the start of a tenancy.



A tenancy deposit scheme is an independent third party scheme which has been approved by the Department to hold and protect tenant’s deposits until they need to be repaid at the end of the tenancy. 

Visit the nidirect website for information on the Tenancy Deposit Scheme


  • Tenancy Deposit Scheme - Tenants
  • Tenancy Deposit Scheme - Landlords
  • Tenancy Deposit Scheme - Information in alternative languages
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