NCAT Consumer and Commercial Division Form | Termination and possession for non-payment of rent Page | 5
GUIDE TO COMPLETING THE APPLICATION FORM
Use the following information to help you complete the Application for ‘Termination and possession for non-payment of rent’.
Section headings and numbers match the questions on the form.
1. RENTED PREMISES
A. TYPE OF TENANCY
Please indicate whether the tenancy is a private tenancy
between a landlord and tenant, or a social housing tenancy
between a social housing provider and a tenant.
B. ADDRESS OF RENTED PREMISES
This is the address of the house or unit that is the rental
property, as it appears on the residential tenancy
C. RENTAL BOND NUMBER
This is the number on the receipt issued by NSW Fair
Trading after the bond has been lodged. For rental bond
number details contact NSW Fair Trading on 13 32 20.
D. REAL ESTATE AGENCY DETAILS
If the rented premises is managed by a real estate agency,
please include the agency’s name and postal address.
E. RELATED FILE NUMBERS
If you have already been to NCAT, or if this is a cross claim
to an application already pending before NCAT, enter the
previous file numbers if you know them. These should be
file numbers of other matters with the same parties.
A. LANDLORD’S DETAILS
Provide the landlord’s full name, postal address and
telephone/email contact details. If there is a residential
tenancy agreement, provide the landlord’s name as it
appears on the agreement.
If there are multiple landlords, please specify the names of
all landlords on the application form. If there is insufficient
space you may attach the additional information.
Real estate agents lodging on behalf of a landlord
Real estate agents lodging an application on behalf of the
landlord will need to:
• Specify the landlord’s name as it appears on the
residential tenancy agreement
• Provide the agency’s postal address and contact
Do you want NCAT notices and correspondence
emailed to you?
By providing your email address you are agreeing to
receive all case-related correspondence by email, including
the notice of hearing. To change your email address, log
via the NCAT website.
A. TENANT’S DETAILS
Provide the tenant’s full name. If there are multiple tenants,
please specify the names of all tenants on the application
form. If there is insufficient space, attach the additional
information on a separate sheet.
Provide the tenant’s last known postal address. Include the
tenant’s telephone number and email address if known.
Note: Make sure the tenant is named correctly. If the
information provided about the tenant is incorrect, this may
delay proceedings or result in orders being made that are
4. ORDER DETAILS
A. WHAT ORDERS DO YOU WANT?
Tick the orders you are seeking under the Residential
Tenancies Act 2010. You may request more than one
Check that the orders you are seeking are within the
jurisdiction time limits. An application for termination and
possession must be lodged within 30 days after the
termination date specified in the termination notice.
If you are unsure which order to select, please contact
NSW Fair Trading for assistance on 13 32 20.
B. REASONS FOR ASKING FOR THE ORDERS?
You must explain why you are lodging the application and
seeking orders from NCAT. Your reasons must be detailed
enough so that the respondent can understand what the
dispute is about. Attach additional information on a
separate sheet if there is insufficient space.
5. TERMINATION NOTICE
A. TERMINATION DATE
The termination date is the day specified in the termination
notice as the day on which the residential tenancy
agreement is terminated and by which the tenant must
leave the rented premises.
B. DATE OF TERMINATION NOTICE
You must specify the date of the termination notice, that is
the date the notice was made.
C. QUESTIONS ABOUT THE TERMINATION NOTICE
Tick all boxes that apply to the termination notice served on
• Tenant more than 14 days in arrears on the Service
A termination notice given by a landlord on the ground
of a breach of the agreement solely arising from failure
to pay rent has no effect unless the rent has remained
unpaid in breach of the agreement of not less than 14
days before the notice is given.
• Termination notice in writing
A valid termination notice must be given in writing.
• Notice states the address of the rented premises
A valid termination notice must include the address of
the rented premises.