Forms and fact sheets for private rental tenancies

Quick access to tenancy forms and applications for entering into and managing a rental agreement.

Start of tenancy

By law, the landlord or agent must give certain documents to the tenant. Use this list to follow both the legal and administrative requirements.

When moving in

Lease agreements


All bonds must be lodged with Consumer and Business Services.

The Bonds section further down this page lists the forms and publications that are used at the start of a tenancy.

Proving rent for Housing SA bonds

Landlords and agents will need to prove the rent amount when Housing SA guarantee a bond and provide rent in advance.

Confirming the rent amount

Online property owner/agent's declaration (ePod form)

Advice for starting a tenancy

During a tenancy

Use these forms to legally notify and record when the landlord or agent needs to enter the rental property.

Entering a property

Notice to enter premises (241.1 KB PDF) – to inspect, carry out garden maintenance, other genuine purpose

Notice to tenant to check if breach remedied (Form 1A) (220.7 KB PDF) - must be used before a landlord can re-enter the property to inspect items listed in a breach notice (Form 2)

Termination notices to end a tenancy

These forms must be used and completed correctly to make sure a valid notice is given.

For landlords and agents to use

For tenants to use

Advice when ending a tenancy


You can lodge, manage and refund a bond using Residential Bonds Online. The forms listed below can also be used.

Starting a tenancy

Refunds and end of tenancy

Administrative permissions

Changes to the tenancy

Advice for managing a bond

Related information

On this site

Other websites

Tax and claiming expenses on residential rental properties - Australian Taxation Office

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