NZPIF Partnership offering

Being able to select good tenants is critical to managing a tenancy. Identifying a good tenant and avoid bad tenants can be difficult. Often information on candidates can be subjective or hard to find. Selecting the right tenants for your property can give you financial reassurance, as well avoiding expecting stress such as dealing with damages and the tenant not adequately maintaining your property.

Services and Pricing

illion Tenancy provide a comprehensive online tenant checking service that enables you to make the most informed decision in your tenant selection process. Equipped with New Zealand’s most comprehensive tenancy database and the illion bureau database, illion Tenancy makes it easy to find a good tenant and avoid tenants with poor tenancy and credit history by providing tenant credit checks any time of the day, with immediate reports. 

As New Zealand comprehensive tenancy database, commonly referred to as the national bad tenant register, illion Tenancy provides the ability to lodge good and bad tenants online to promote good tenants, and warn of bad tenants. As an extra incentive, you will earn account credits for each tenant lodgement which will reduce your tenant checking costs. Read more below.

We have a long-standing partnership with NZPIF and to show our support, we waive the illion Tenancy registration fee and annual renewal fee for all NZPIF members.


Pricing is +GST   Tier 0
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Registration Free
Annual Renewal  Free
Checks can be grouped together for discounts:
Personal Character Check $3
Tenancy Check $9
Credit Check & DL verification $8
Property Ownership Check $1.50
PPSR Check $3
Passport Verification $2
Full Drivers Licence Check $2.75
Ministry of Justice Fines Search $2
Company Check  $29
Get paid to share your tenancy information online:
Tenant Lodgement  $4 credit
Photo Lodgement $1 credit
How to get started

  • Complete the online Registration page to create your illion Tenancy account

    Your new account will be activated once your NZPIF membership has been verified

    A welcome email will be sent to you when your account is activated

Complimentary benefits

Downloadable Printable Tenancy Forms

Tenancy Debt Collection

A5 size stickers suitable for Office wall or window View

A6 size stickers suitable for inside rental properties View

Comprehensive Online Tenant Checking Solution


Tenancy Check

Searches New Zealand's comprehensive tenant database for 7 years of tenancy history including Tenant Ratings, drug use warnings, 14 day notices, Tenancy Tribunal orders, previous tenant checks and tenancy addresses from property managers and landlords.

Also includes any tenancy debt collection history.

Credit Check

Provides a general credit history including payment defaults, serious credit infringements, credit application and previous enquiry history. 

Each credit check report comes with our unique Tenancy Risk Score and a driver's licence verification to ensure your applicant has supplied you with their correct personal information.

Public Check

Searches over a dozen sources including, Tribunal orders on the Ministry of Justice, Court Judgments, Facebook, LinkedIn, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Register, Google, Bing, News sites, Companies Office records, Police 10/7, Parole Board, Sensible Sentencing Trust, Interpol, and NZ Gazette.  Read more

MOJ Fines Search. 

Ministry of Justice Fines searches enable you to check whether your applicant has any outstanding fines issued by local councils, the Police, and other authorities that can issue infringement fees.

PPSR Check.

Searches details of security interests in personal property from the Personal Property and Securities Register (e.g., Hire purchase on vehicles or chattels).

Property Ownership Records.

Searches home ownership records from CoreLogic for a history of property owned.

Full Drivers Licence Check.

The credit check supplies a free Driver Licence verification. If this returns a 'no' match, you are offered the ability to complete a Full Driver Licence check from NZTA which generally provides further information, including status, class/stage, endorsements, conditions and exemptions.

Passport Verification.  

Verifies New Zealand and Australian passports to confirm you have the correct identification information from your applicant.

Commercial Company Check.

Provides a commercial credit check, Tenancy Check, plus Companies Office records extract.

Lodge Good and Bad Tenants Online

Share information of your good and bad tenants on the illion Tenancy tenant database.
Our peer-to-peer information sharing service will allow property managers and landlords to avoid tenants with poor tenancy history, while helping to promote tenants with good tenancy history.

Tenant Ratings

Offer tenant ratings and warnings on tenants at the end of their tenancy. 

Tribunal orders

Lodge tenancy tribunal orders when you have won a tribunal hearing.

14 Day Notices

Lodge 14 day notices on your tenant's tenancy record for tenancy breaches.

Get paid for your tenancy information!
We offer a $4.60 credit on your account for each tenant lodgement