Since 2007 we've focused solely on perfecting deposit protection

At The DPS, we don't play around when it comes to deposit protection. For over 13 years, we've driven ourselves to provide the best service to letting agents and landlords. We provide FREE easy to use Custodial deposit protection, and a competitively-priced Insured scheme.

Government authorised

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and CommunitiesWe’re the original Government authorised Custodial scheme, protecting over 7.2 million deposits since 2007, and the largest provider of deposit protection scheme in the UK.

7.2+ milliondeposits protected
535000+clients served
100000+disputes resolved

A choice of schemes

Choose our FREE Custodial scheme or competitively priced Insured deposit protection for letting agents and landlords.

Custodial service

Free to use regardless how many deposits you protect. We hold the deposit and repay it at the end of the tenancy – meaning less admin for you.

Insured scheme

Pay a small fee for each deposit protected, keep hold of the deposit and repay it at the end of the tenancy.


Got over 100 deposits to protect?
Ask us about discounted Insured protection rates.

What our clients say about us

We value the views of our clients and are delighted so many are willing to tell us how much they value our service.


“Tracey and Hannah are fantastic and will go the extra mile. They understand your service and are a credit to you.”
– Martin & Co Doncaster

“Ben completed a bespoke session and the positive feedback score was an outstanding 97.66% and all attendees commented on how useful they found the course.”
– Hunters


“We've received excellent support from the DPS team whilst trialing the new software and we're glad to have been ahead of the curve, being among the first to trial the new website.”
– James Pendleten

“I continue to receive excellent support from my account manager. Kerry is always really helpful, and easy to contact by phone and email. She's helped me no end, be it the odd question or a tricky arbitration issue.”
– Statons Estate Agents LLP


“We're very pleased with the service provided by the DPS. It's simple to use their website if we ever have cause to contact them for support they are always prompt and helpful when replying.”
– OpenRent

“We've been using DPS for a number of years now and are extremely happy with the five star service we receive. Overall, I couldn't recommend their service more and look forward to working with them indefinitely.”
– Winkworth