Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVA)

Our standard acceptability


Criteria definition:

Specifies if we are able to potentially consider a Buy to Let application from an applicant who has previously had an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA) registered against them. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: An IVA usually stays on the credit file for 6 years from the date it was REGISTERED not from the date it was satisfied which typically occurs 5 years after the date the IVA was entered into (the registered date). This is important because some lenders will specify how long it must have been satisfied for and others will use how long ago it was registered.

This criteria displays if a person who has had an IVA can be considered on a general level but you should read the policy notes and related criteria carefully to dig deeper with regard your clients specific situation.

Policy Notes:

We will accept applications from applicants who have had satisfied IVAs for more than three years and with a satisfactory explanation for the circumstances leading up to the IVA.

Criteria categories:
  • Adverse
  • IVAs and Bankruptcy

Last updated:

29 August 2018