Guarantor Application Form

You have advised us that you are prepared to go as a guarantor for the tenancy of:

It is important that you understand that going as a guarantor will place some obligations on you in terms of the tenancy.

What does it mean to be a Guarantor? By being a guarantor you are effectively guaranteeing that all payments due by a tenant in a tenancy will be made by you if the tenant defaults on payment. Essentially you would become liable for the tenants enforceable debts if they do not pay them.

If you have any questions or concerns about this you should discuss it with the property manager before signing the tenancy agreement and guarantor agreement.

Should the tenancy go ahead you will need to sign the tenancy agreement (as a guarantor and not tenant) and also sign a guarantor agreement. You will be provided with a copy of these documents for your reference when the time comes for signing.

In order for you to be approved as a guarantor we need for you to provide the following information so we can complete the required documentation.

Guarantor Details

*** Please include a copy of your driver’s licence or other Photo ID with your application ***

Current Residence

Guarantor Consents

I agree to the collection, use and disclosure of my personal information for the following purposes, and warrant that I have supplied all information on this form freely, including my driver’s license details and passport details. I agree that any information found through any third party databases that relate to me can also be used for the purpose outlined in this application.

Recipient of Information:The information is provided by you to the Owner/Landlord/Agent/Property Manager.

Purpose: The purpose for the collection of my information is:

  • To perform background checks, reference checks and credit checks to assess if I am suitable to be a guarantor. I consent that my personal information including debts may be discussed with any personal or work referees
  • To add my information to any background, reference and credit checking database
  • To allow the Landlord to add a review to a tenancy review database that can then be viewed by other companies and/or Landlords
  • To check the Ministry of Justice fines, Tenancy Tribunal, District Court, High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, Department of Parole, and New Zealand Police databases
  • For debt collection purposes
  • To check the Personal Properties Securities Register
  • To verify my passport details via the Department of Internal Affairs
  • To check and update a credit bureau
  • To update the Tenantcheck system

Information Provided

The information provided on this form and any information found through the background check, reference check and credit checking process may be passed onto an agent and entered into third party databases, inclusive of any credit reporting databases. Subscribers to the databases will have access to my information and use that information for the purpose of credit reporting or for any other lawful purpose including debt collection.

I agree that I have been advised that I have the right to see the information that you hold about me, and to have any information held corrected if it is in error.

I confirm the information in this form is true and correct and that I have read and signed the Cautions under the Privacy Act 1993.

I agree that if I enter a tenancy agreement then this application will form part of the tenancy agreement. I agree to pay a letting fee upon entering the premises.

Other information drawn to your attention: By completing this form you evidence the fact that you are applying to be a guarantor, and- You are further advised that: if you do not supply all the information requested (other than the driver licence information) in this application form you may not be considered as a suitable Guarantor for the rental property or properties available.