NSW Fair Trading’s Rental Bonds Online helps landlords, agents and tenants, pay and refund rental bond money.

If you're a self-managing landlord, you must be registered with Rental Bonds Online. You must offer the service to new tenants as the first option for lodging their rental bond.

What you need

  • the PDF form – 'Rental Bonds Online landlord/owner proof of identity and registration'
  • proof of identity documents as listed on the form

How to apply

  1. Select the 'Download PDF form' button.
  2. Complete the form and submit your application:
    1. in person at a Service NSW Centre, or
    2. by email to the details on the form.

More information

  • After NSW Fair Trading has processed your application, you'll be sent an email with your Landlord Code and instructions for activating your Rental Bonds Online account.
Last updated: 7 November 2023

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