AA Legal Documents

Form N5B - Claim for possession of property (accelerated procedure)

Use this form to apply to court for an order to obtain possession of a property let under an assured shorthold tenancy agreement made on or after 28 February 1997 (a shorthold tenancy). You can only use this document if a fixed term of the tenancy agreement has come to an end and where your current tenancy is in writing, or where it follows an earlier tenancy agreement or series of tenancy agreements and one of those earlier agreements was in writing. This court form cannot be used to recover possession on any other grounds such as rent arrears or to recover money from the tenant(s). Once completed the form must be sent to the relevant court together with the appropriate court fee. Important Notice In order to use this document you will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed. The Adobe software is free and may be downloaded by clicking here.