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Looking Forward to Get your Place Rented? (Here's What you Need to Ask from Your Tenant)

The natural beauty of Canada, its free healthcare, and excellent education make it a terrific place to live. Options for lodging and residence in Canada are many and varied. This department includes everything you need, from short-term rentals to a wide variety of homes and flats for rent. Here are the five papers you'll need to get started on your search for the ideal Canadian rental apartment, along with instructions on how to get them.

As part of the application process, landlords may ask for references and papers that demonstrate your financial responsibility and ability to pay the rental. Get organized by following the instructions below, and be sure to prepare everything in advance.

Bank account

You must open a bank account in Canada to rent an apartment. All of Canada's central banks provide special accounts for newcomers. Opening an account is easy if you can supply two forms of identification, such as a passport or a company ID card. If your identity can be validated by a customer in good standing with the bank, you may be able to submit just one piece of identification.


Each province and territory has its own regulations governing deposits and fees. Do not pay an additional charge prohibited in your jurisdiction if the landlord asks for it. Tenants who don't follow the most fundamental norms of renting are unlikely to be excellent tenants.

There are two types of cheques: the cheque (check) and the wire transfer. North America is one of the few places where paper cheques are still regularly utilized. A certified check is like a personal check, except that the bank has confirmed sufficient money in the account to pay it.

Credit check

Most landlords need a copy of your credit report, including your credit score and any inquiries. The credit report number reflects how successfully you've handled your financial commitments. Equifax and TransUnion, the two main Canadian credit agencies, only include debt incurred in Canada, such as credit card, mortgage, phone, and vehicle loan obligations. If you're new to Canada and need to establish your creditworthiness, speak with your bank about obtaining a "solvency certificate." In this formal document, your assets outweigh your liabilities.