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Rent receipt: how do i get it?

Verified 23 avril 2020 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

Private accommodation

A rent receipt is a document that certifies that the tenant has paid the rent and the charges in full.

The owner (or real estate agency) is obliged to give free a rent receipt to the tenant, if he so requests.

  FYI : the rent receipt may be sent by e-mail, provided the tenant has given his consent.

To ask the landlord to give you a rent receipt:

Request a rent receipt from the landlord

National Institute of Consumer Affairs (INC)

The receipt must show the details of the amounts paid by the tenant, distinguishing the rent and the charges..

  FYI : in case of partial payment of the rent, the landlord or the real estate agency must give the tenant a receipt.

Social housing

A rent receipt is a document that certifies that the tenant has paid the rent and the charges in full.

The lessor is obliged to free a rent receipt to the tenant, if he so requests.

  FYI : the rent receipt may be sent by e-mail, provided the tenant has given his consent.

To ask the landlord to give you a rent receipt:

Request a rent receipt from the landlord

National Institute of Consumer Affairs (INC)

The receipt shall indicate:

  FYI : in case of partial payment of the rent, the landlord must give you a receipt.