Show you are a trusted quality renter

Put your best foot forward for the property you love by including a Snug Background Check:

  • Verify important information instantly
  • Emailed PDF and on your profile, reusable for 6 months
  • Does NOT impact your Credit Score
Why pay $29? Get the same report*, lower priced on Snug!

Benefits of a Background Check

A Background Check strengthens your household application and helps property managers quickly screen and select the best applicants. By including the Background Check you could secure your rental home faster.

Renters can get an instant report to see what property managers see so you can resolve any issues before applying. A Background Check helps present yourself as a quality, trustworthy tenant to property managers and owners.

It's a quick, easy way to help your rental application stand out from others and improve your chances of quickly securing your new home.

How it works

Simply create an account on Snug and enter your ID details, then purchase the instant Background Check report (*powered by Equifax) which checks the National Tenancy Database (NTD) as well as the Australian Government’s Document Verification Service (DVS) to confirm your identity, plus public databases for company directorships, court and bankruptcy records.

Enter your details

Enter your current address and identity document details.

Purchase the report

Easily pay online with a credit card and get the instant report.

View your report

Review the results and choose to attach or discard the report.

Tenant Verification includes

Proof of ID documents
To confirm your identity, we check your driver’s licence or passport through the Australian Government Document Verification Service.
Equifax National Tenancy Database
We check your name against the Equifax National Tenancy Database for records.
National Bankruptcy Registers
We check the Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA) records as to whether you have ever been declared bankrupt.
National Court Database
We check publicly available records for records as to whether you have been convicted of any criminal offences.

Make your application stand out

A Background Check helps you present a complete and credible rental application that can stand out in a crowd.

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