How much does it cost to protect a deposit?

As the only not for profit scheme TDS Northern Ireland offers landlords and agents market leading prices to protect tenancy deposits.

Gaining membership is free, and deposit protection is paid on a 'pay as you go' basis.


Deposit value

Price per tenancy (incl. vat)

Up to £500   


Over £500   


Letting agents prices

Your approved body

Price per tenancy (+vat)

Membership requirements

Agents using the insured scheme must:

  • Be a member of RICS, ARLA, NAEA, UKALA, NALS or The Law Society

  • Hold client money protection insurance

Otherwise, you can join using our custodial scheme. 



UKALA, NALS, The Law Society