Landlord who self-manage their properties in Wales must apply for a licence.

Arranging the tenancy agreements, inventories for the dwelling, Also collecting rent and submitting the bond to deposit scheme as landlord you must apply for licence.

If you arranging or conducting viewings with prospective tenants gathering evidence for purpose of establishing the suitability of prospective tenants, i.e(processing credit checks, character reference or interviewing the tenant).

If you the principal of contact for the tenant regarding to matters arising under the tenancy, Making arrangement with the tenant/the occupier to carry out repairs/maintenance or any other purposes i.e(inspections on the dwelling and contents) as part of the tenancy agreement being landlord who self-manage their properties it is compulsory to have licence.

Landlord must submit a valid licence application, all the information required must be submitted, evidence of suitable landlord training provided and the ‘fit and proper’ person declaration must be completed.

Once a landlord is licensed it lasts for 5 years, during that time you must keep the information in your licence application up to date and comply with he conditions of your licence.

One condition will always be to adhere to the code of practice, as a way to ensure a consistent standard of letting and management practice in line with legal requirement in wales.