Tenancy Forms

The forms page has new forms to make applying for dispute resolution easier.

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Form Name and Explanation Form Number

Residential Tenancy Agreement for Internet Explorer (PDF, 271 KB)  (Oct-18)

A Tenancy Agreement is a contract between a landlord and a tenant that outlines the terms of the tenancy - it's an important legal document. This Tenancy Agreement template accurately reflects the Residential Tenancy Act and is best viewed using Internet Explorer. 

RTB-1

Residential Tenancy Agreement for other browsers (PDF, 239 KB)  (Oct-18)

A Tenancy Agreement is a contract between a landlord and a tenant that outlines the terms of the tenancy - it's an important legal document. This Tenancy Agreement template accurately reflects the Residential Tenancy Act and is best viewed using most browsers.

RTB-1C

Manufactured Home Site Tenancy Agreement (PDF, 163 KB)  (Dec-17)

A Manufactured Home Site Tenancy Agreement is a contract between a park owner and the manufactured home owner that outlines the terms of the tenancy for the site – it’s an important legal document. This Tenancy Agreement templates accurately reflect the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act and can be viewed in most browsers.

RTB-5

Condition Inspection Report (PDF, 225 KB)  (Mar.-11)

Use this form to record the condition of a rental unit when a tenant moves in and out of a rental unit.

RTB-27

Notice of Final Opportunity to Schedule a Condition Inspection (PDF, 1650 KB)  (Mar-11)

Landlords must use this form when a tenant was not available at the date(s) and time(s) offered to complete an inspection.

RTB-22

Mutual Agreement to End a Tenancy (PDF, 539 KB)  (Apr-19)

Use this form when both parties agree to end a tenancy.

RTB-8

Schedule of Parties  (PDF, 557 KB)  (Mar-11) 

Attach this form with the additional names of tenants or landlords.

RTB-26

Repayment Plan (PDF, 612 KB)  (Aug-20)

Landlords may use this form to establish a repayment plan with their tenants for unpaid rent and utilities that came due between March 18, 2020 and August 17, 2020.

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LANDLORDS

 

TENANTS

Notice of Rent Increase for Residential Units  (PDF,635 KB)   (Sept-20)

Landlords must use this form to notify tenants of rent increases.

***Due to the State of Emergency the rent increase will not come into effect until December 1, 2020.

RTB-7  

Application to Waive Filing Fee (PDF, 677 KB)   (Sept-17)

Use this form to request waiving the fee for filing a dispute resolution application.

RTB-17

Application for Additional Rent Increase  (PDF, 312 KB)  (Dec.-17)

Landlords must use this form to apply for an arbitrator's approval for a rent increase in an amount greater than the amount specified in the Residential Tenancy Act or Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Actor and associated regulations.

RTB-16  

Ending Fixed-Term Tenancy Confirmation Statement (PDF, 242 KB)  (May-18)

Tenants ending a fixed-term tenancy early for family violence or long-term care must provide the landlord with a copy of this form completed by an eligible third-party verifier.

RTB-49

Notice of Standard Rent Increase – Manufactured Home Site (PDF, 270 KB)  (Sept.-18)

Manufactured home park landlords must use this form, or RTB-11A, to notify tenants of rent increases.

 ***Due to the State of Emergency the rent increase will not come into effect until December 1, 2020.

RTB-45  

Request for Consent to Assign a Manufactured Home Site Tenancy Agreement (PDF)  (Sept.-14) 

Manufactured home owners can use this form to request the park owner’s consent to assign your site tenancy agreement to the purchaser of your manufactured home.

RTB-10

Notice of Rent Increase - Manufactured Home Site - (with pass through, auto-calculating version)  (PDF, 282 KB) 

Manufactured home park landlords must use this form to notify tenants of rent increases above the standard amount. 

  • Check the bottom of page one of form RTB-11A to be sure that you have the correct version (if an older version shows, clear your browser cache)
  • Please note that RTB-11A is only compatible with Internet Explorer and Google Chrome browsers. 
  • The form will not work with FireFox or Microsoft Edge.* 
  • Please ensure you have an updated version of either Internet Explorer or Google Chrome downloaded in order to properly view and use the form.

***Due to the State of Emergency the rent increase will not come into effect until December 1, 2020.

 

RTB - 11A 

 

 

 

Request for Consent to Sublet a Manufactured Home Site (PDF)  (July-16)

Manufactured home owners may use this form to request a park owner's consent to sublet a site tenancy agreement to the renter of the manufactured home.

RTB-25

45 Day Notice of Availability 

Landlords can use this form when a tenant has exercises their right of first refusal, and it is at least 45 days before the completion of the renovations or repairs, to notify a tenant of the unit's availability.
RTB-35  

Tenant Notice: Exercising Right of First Refusal (PDF)  (May-18)

When a landlord gives notice to end tenancy for major repairs or renovation in a rental building with five or more rental units, the tenant has a right of first refusal. To exercise the right, the tenant must give the landlord this form before they vacate the rental unit.

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Notice Terminating or Restricting a Service or Facility (PDF, 1738 KB)  (Sept.-14)

Landlords must use this form to terminate or restrict a service or facility to a rental unit or manufactured home site. 

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LANDLORDS

 

TENANTS

Landlord Application for Dispute Resolution Current Tenancy (PDF, 978 KB)  (Aug-20) 

*There are special rules for arrears incurred between March 18 to August 17. See the COVID-19 page for more information​.

Landlords with tenants who are currently living in the unit can use this form to apply for dispute resolution in order to resolve a residential tenancy dispute.

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Tenant Application for Dispute Resolution_Current Tenancy (PDF, 1250 KB)  (Jan-20)

Tenants who are currently living in the unit where the dispute took place can use this form to apply for dispute resolution in order to resolve a residential tenancy dispute.

RTB-12T-CT

Landlord Application for Dispute Resolution_Past Tenancy (PDF, 976 KB)  (Sept-20) 

Landlords with tenants who are no longer living in the unit can use this form to apply for dispute resolution in order to resolve a residential tenancy dispute.

RTB-12L-PT  

Tenant Application for Dispute Resolution_Past Tenancy (PDF, 1077, KB)  (Jan-20)

Tenants who no longer live in the unit where the dispute started can use this form to apply for dispute resolution in order to resolve a residential tenancy dispute.

RTB-12T-PT

Proof of Service Notice to End Tenancy and Written Demand to Pay Utilities (PDF, 263 KB)  (May-18)

Landlords can use this form to prove that a notice was served properly.

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Landlord Application for Dispute Resolution - Expedited Hearing (PDF, 1030 KB)  (Jan-20) 

Landlords must use this form to apply for an expedited hearing for emergency matters, where urgency and fairness necessitate shorter service and response time limits.

RTB-12L-EXH  

Tenant Application for Dispute Resolution Expedited Hearing  (PDF, 1030 KB)  (Jan-20)

Tenants must use this form to apply for an expedited hearing for emergency matters, where urgency and fairness necessitate shorter service and response time limits.

RTB-12T-EXH

Proof of Service Notice of Expedited Hearing (PDF, 586 B) (May-19) For both Landlords and Tenants.

This document is used to prove service of the Expedited Hearing Proceeding Package.

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Landlord Application for Dispute Resolution_Other (PDF, 579 KB)  (Jan-20) 

Landlords can use this form to apply for an order of possession because the rental unit is uninhabitable, or for the tenant to follow the manufactured home park rules, or to apply for an issue not found on the Landlord’s Application for Dispute Resolution (RTB-12L-CT or RTB-12T-PT). This form must be accompanied by an Application for Dispute Resolution.

RTB-12L-O  

Tenant Application for Dispute Resolution_Other (PDF, 673 KB)  (Jan-20)

Tenants can use this form to determine if the Tenancy Branch has jurisdiction over a dispute, apply for an order of possession because the rental unit is uninhabitable or if an issue or claim is not found on the Tenant’s Application for Dispute Resolution (RTB-12T-CT or RTB-12T-PT). This form must be accompanied by an Application for Dispute Resolution.

RTB-12T-O

Digital Evidence Details (PDF, 597 KB)  (May-18) For both Landlords and Tenants. 

For parties submitting digital evidence like photos, videos or audio recordings on a digital device.

RTB-43

Monetary Order Worksheet (PDF, 1480 KB)  (June-11) For both Landlords and Tenants.

Use this form to present evidence related to an application that involves a monetary order.

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Schedule of Parties (PDF, 557 KB)  (Mar.-11) For both Landlords and Tenants.

Attach this form with the additional names of applicants or respondents.

RTB-26

Landlord Request to Amend an Application for Dispute Resolution  (PDF, 735 KB  (Jan-20)

Landlords must use this form to amend an application for dispute resolution.

RTB-42L  

Tenant Request to Amend an Application for Dispute Resolution (PDF, 790 KB)  (Mar-20) 

Tenants must use this form to amend an application for dispute resolution.

RTB-42T

Other Request to Amend an Application for Dispute Resolution to change address, add or remove a party or remove a claim (PDF, 639 KB)  (Jan-20) For both Landlords and Tenants.

Landlords and tenants can use this form to add or remove a party, remove an existing claim or change a service address.

***To add a related claim or change an existing claim, tenants can use form RTB-42T and landlords can use form RTB-42L

RTB-42O

Request Alternate Hearing Format (PDF, 600 KB)   (Aug-20)         

For both Landlords and Tenants

A party to a hearing may use this form to request that a hearing be held in an alternate format.

 

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Landlord Request to Join Applications for Dispute Resolution  (PDF, 1781 KB)  (Jan-16) 

Landlords may use this application to request two or more related dispute resolutions be heard together.

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Tenant Request to Join Applications for Dispute Resolution  (PDF, 1802 KB)  (Jan-16) 

Tenants may use this application to request two or more related dispute resolutions be heard together.

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Dispute Resolution Forms - Direct Request

***There are special rules for arrears incurred between March 18 to August 17.  See the COVID-19 page for more information.

LANDLORDS

 

TENANTS

Landlord Application for Dispute Resolution Direct Request (PDF, 898 KB)  (Aug-20) 

*There are special rules for arrears incurred between March 18 to August 17. See the COVID-19 page for more information​.

Landlords can use this form, along with the 10 Day Notice to End Tenancy for Unpaid Rent or Utilities RTB-30, to apply for an Order of Possession and a Monetary Order for Unpaid Rent or Utilities when the tenant has neither paid the amount owing nor applied to the Residential Tenancy Branch to cancel the notice within 5 days of receiving it.

RTB-12L-DR  

Tenant Application for Dispute Resolution - Direct Request for Return of Security or Pet Damage Deposit (PDF, 898 KB)  (Feb-20)  

Tenants may use the Direct Request process to apply for an Order to Pay Deposits when the landlord has not paid the amount owing within the time period required.

RTB-12T-DR 

Landlord Direct Request Worksheet (PDF, 632 KB)  (Oct.-15)

*There are special rules for arrears incurred between March 18 to August 17. See the COVID-19 page for more information​.

Landlords can use this form to present evidence related to an application for direct request for an Order of Possession and a Monetary Order for Unpaid Rent or Utilities.

RTB-46  

Tenant Direct Request Worksheet (PDF, 898 KB)  (Feb-20)  

Tenants can use this form to present evidence related to an application for direct request for return of deposits.

RTB-40 

Proof of Service Notice to End Tenancy and Written Demand to Pay Utilities (PDF, 263 KB)  (May-18)

*There are special rules for arrears incurred between March 18 to August 17. See the COVID-19 page for more information​.

Landlords can use this form to prove that a notice was served properly.

RTB-34  

Tenant Proof of Service of Forwarding Address (PDF, 630 KB)  (Feb-20)

Tenants can use this form to prove that the Notice of Forwarding Address (RTB-47) was served properly.

RTB-41 
     

Tenant Notice of Forwarding Address (PDF, 640 KB)  (Feb-20)

Tenants can use this form to provide the landlord with their forwarding address in writing.

RTB-47 

Application for Review Consideration (PDF, 645 KB)  (Feb-18). 

Use this form to apply for review of an arbitrator's order or decision.

RTB-2

Application for Substituted Service (PDF, 707 KB)  (July-14) 

Use this form to request an arbitrator to order documents be served in a method other than those required by the Residential Tenancy Act.

RTB-13

Application to Waive Filing Fee (PDF, 677 KB)   (Sept-17)

Use this form to request waiving the fee for filing a dispute resolution application.

RTB-17

Confirmation of Service of Monetary Order for Enforcement in Provincial Court (PDF, 217 KB)  (Sept.-14)

This document is used to swear that the respondent(s) to a residential tenancy dispute was served.

RTB-21

Request for Clarification (PDF, 230 KB)  (Apri-15)

Use this form to request that an arbitrator clarify a decision.

RTB-38

Request for Correction (PDF, 710 KB)  (Apr-18) 

Use this form to request that an arbitrator correct any obvious error or inadvertent omission.

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Forms to End Tenancy

*There are special rules for arrears incurred between March 18 to August 17. See the COVID-19 page for more information​.

Form Name and Explanation  Form Number

10 Day Notice to End Tenancy for Unpaid Rent or Utilities (PDF, 248 KB)  (Aug-20) 

*There are special rules for arrears incurred between March 18 to August 17. See the COVID-19 page for more information​.

Landlords must use this form to issue a notice to end tenancy for unpaid rent or utilities.

RTB-30

One Month Notice to End Tenancy  (PDF, 658 KB)  (Aug-20)

*There are special rules for arrears incurred between March 18 to August 17. See the COVID-19 page for more information​.

Landlords must use this form to issue a notice to end tenancy for certain reasons.

RTB-33

Two Month Notice to End Tenancy (PDF, 590 KB)  (Feb-20)

Landlords must use this form to issue a notice to end tenancy when they plan, in good faith, to use the property, or if a tenant lives in a subsidized rental unit and no longer qualifies for subsidized housing.

RTB-32 

Four Month Notice to End Tenancy for Demolition, Renovation, or Conversion of the Rental Unit to Another Use (PDF, 845 KB)  (Feb-20)

Landlords must use this form to issue a notice to end tenancy when the landlord plans to do major construction or major renovations or repairs that require the unit to be empty.

RTB-29

12 Month Notice to End Tenancy for Conversion of Manufactured Home Park (PDF, 242 KB)  (Feb-20)

Manufactured home park landlords must use this form to issue a notice to end tenancy when they are going to convert all or a significant part of the park to a different purpose. 

RTB-31 

Mutual Agreement to End a Tenancy (PDF, 539 KB)  (Apr-19)

Use this form when both parties agree to end a tenancy.

RTB-8

Proof of Service Notice to End Tenancy and Written Demand to Pay Utilities (PDF, 263 KB)  (May-18)

Landlords can use this form to prove that a notice was served properly.

RTB-34

 

The content on this website is periodically reviewed and updated by the Province of British Columbia as per the date noted on each page: September 3, 2020.

Contact the Residential Tenancy Branch