Landlord & TenancyEviction NoticesSection 21 Notice Requiring Possession

Section 21 Notice Requiring Possession


Reference: 9781909104563
England - eForm
Wales - eForm

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The section 21 notices include the temporary provisions and longer notice periods provided for under the  Coronavirus Act 2020, until April 2021.



Tenancies in England only: The Form 6A section 21 notice for England available here is the statutory section 21 notice to quit for England which now must be used when terminating all tenancies,  irrespective of when the tenancy started.

A new Form 6A section 21 notice comes into effect from 1 June 2019, in light of the Tenant Fees Act. The current Form 6A cannot be used after 1 June, nor can the new Form 6A be used before 1 June.

Additionally, for a section 21 notice to be validly served the tenant must have at some prior stage received: a valid Energy Performance Certificate and a copy of the landlord's current Gas Safety Certificate.

Legally give notice to terminate a tenancy agreement in England or Wales with solicitor-approved section 21 notice templates. Available to download now.

This section 21 notice can be served on a tenant both during the fixed term of the tenancy and when a tenancy is proceeding on a periodic basis.

This download should not be used for evicting tenants on the basis of rent arrears. 

Solicitor-approved section 21 notice template

This form has also been approved by Anthony Gold Solicitors, leading experts in landlord and tenant you can be sure that it's legally binding and up to date.

When to serve the section 21 notice form

This section 21 notice templates can be used by landlords wanting to give notice to terminate a tenancy agreement at the end of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) in England or Wales. 

To legally give notice to terminate an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement in England or Wales at the end of the tenancy agreement the landlord must give a section 21 notice to quit form to their tenant. 

Under the Housing Act 1988, the landlord must give the tenant at least two months' notice.

When this section 21 notice template can be used

This section 21 notice form can be used to give notice to terminate a tenancy agreement made using the following Lawpack tenancy agreements:

  • Tenancy Agreement - Furnished (England & Wales)
  • Tenancy Agreement - Unfurnished (England & Wales)
  • Tenancy Agreement for a Room (England & Wales)


When this section 21 notice form cannot be used

Please be aware that this section 21 notice download can not be used to give notice to terminate a Short Assured Tenancy Agreement (in Scotland) or a Lodger Agreement. 

To give notice to terminate these tenancy agreements, use Lawpack's Notice to Terminate for a Short Assured Tenancy Agreement or Lawpack's Notice to Terminate a Lodger Agreement.

If your tenant is in rent arrears in England & Wales, then you should use Lawpack's Section 8 Notice.

Other information

  • When and how to serve this eviction notice
  • How to end an assured shorthold tenancy


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