Rent Smart Wales was introduced on the 23rd November 2015. The concept being to have a central register of all landlords and agents in Wales and grant licences to landlords and agents who are required to comply with the Housing (Wales) Act 2014. It is broken into two distinct categories.
All landlords' who rent out a property in Wales MUST register, even if you employ a managing agent to manage the property for you.
If you undertake any part of the day to day management of your property you will need to apply for a licence.
To get a license you will need to:
Full details of the scheme and application forms can be found at https://www.rentsmart.gov.wales/en/