Find the right tenant with the right rental application.

Say goodbye to messy handwriting, missing information, and waiting for paper applications in the mail. With our customizable online application, you’ll find the right renter to fill your vacancy fast.

Our online rental application is secure, convenient, and mobile friendly so you can manage your rental property from anywhere.

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online rental application mobile view

GATHER THEIR INFORMATION

Application Basics

Once you invite them to apply, the renter starts the application by selecting whether they are applying as a tenant or co-signing for someone else. Then they move to the first section of the rental application where they provide basic contact information including:

rental application basic information

PAST ADDRESSES & REFERENCES

See their Rental History

The applicant provides information about housing history and previous landlords. Our system will send previous landlords an email requesting a reference as well. Once that is received, you will be emailed a notification and the information will be filtered into the leads application. Questions include:

 I especially love how easy it makes the application process. No more dealing with paper. They do the dirty work, you get the results you need. Win win! And it doesn’t cost the landlord any extra.

- Dana M. -

rental application income section

INCOME & EMPLOYMENT

Show Me the Money

On this section of the application, the applicant provides information about their current income situation including:

PETS, SMOKING & MORE

Rental Applicant Background

The applicant answers a few questions about their living habits & preferences including whether or not an applicant has pets, plans to have vehicles at the property or if they smoke.

The applicant also answers a few standard background questions making you aware of any criminal history, evictions and other pertinent housing histories such as foreclosures. In this section of the application, the applicant also has an opportunity to make you aware of any special needs.

rental application background information

ASK YOUR OWN QUESTIONS

Customize Your Rental Application

If you have specific questions you’d like interested renters to answer, you can add those to the application from your settings area.

rental application custom questions

Upload Documents

Verify their Identity, Income, and More

The applicant has the opportunity to upload a photo-ID, proof of income/employment and any other documents you request.

rental application document upload

NO EXTRA COST FOR LANDLORDS​

Rental Application Fee

As a landlord, sending rental applications is included with your TurboTenant account! Check out our pricing page to learn more. The renter pays the application fee to cover the credit, criminal, and eviction report.​

Renters Pay

$ 35-45 Application Fee
  • Covers the credit report, background check, and eviction history. Eviction history is included with the $45 fee.
rental application final steps

PAY THE APPLICATION FEE

Ready for Screening

The renter enters their credit card to pay for the application fee, $35 or $45 depending on which report type you selected. The fee covers a credit report, background check, and eviction report.

The applicant then sets a password and is given the option to add a short bio and picture so that you can get to know them better. At this point, the applicant has successfully created an account and can monitor the status of their application/screening report, purchase renters insurance and edit their application info.

Instant Tenant Screening

Rental, Credit & Criminal History

The applicant approves a credit and background check and verifies their identity immediately after finishing the rental application. So you don't have to wait days to get back their screening report. It's available the second you request it.

free tenant screening report

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