We have been informed that Safe Deposits Scotland will inform a tenant if their deposit has been lodged outwith the 30 working day timescale. To clarify this , the 30 day period counts down from the start date of the lease. Rentlocally forwards the deposits to SDS every 4 weeks so we are well within the official timescales. One of the things this does flag up however are possible problems arising where a landlord has applied for Registration but does not yet have a number. Landlords are therefore advised to effect their registration application as soon as possible and ideally well in advance of their properties coming to market.
Home Tenancy Deposit Scheme Regulations.