3 Day Pay or Quit Notice

Is your tenant playing punk with the rent again? With our free pay or quit notice form, he or she has to cough up the rent in 3 days or face the wrath of eviction.

What You Should Know Before Using Our 3 Day Notice to Pay or Quit

When poking around with this notice, the trick is to figure out when and how to send it.

A 3 day notice to pay rent or quit is the warning final letter before you kick start eviction, so save it for your worst nightmares - Hardcore rent delinquents that you can't wait to boot off.

If you have a well-behaved tenant who's 5 hours late with the rent, you don't want to smack him or her in the face with it - A milder Notice of Overdue Rent should get the job done just fine.

Delivering a notice to pay or quit is a delicate affair - Don't give your tenant a chance to play dumb and claim that he or she didn't receive the notice.. or else your notice could go to waste.

To be on the safe side, you should hand-deliver a pay rent or quit notice to tenants face to face... but in case you live too far away or the tenant happens to be a foul-tempered 7 foot troll, pasting the notice on the front door or posting it by registered first class mail is often acceptable - But double check with your local landlord tenant law first.

*Make sure this form complies with your local real estate laws before using it. If you have any doubts, you can ask a real estate lawyer online.

3 Day Pay or Quit Notice

Tenant Name: _________________________

Rental Address:

Within (3) THREE days from the service of this notice, you are required to pay rent for the above premises. Your due and unpaid rent is listed as follows:

$ _______________ for the rental period of _______________ to _______________
$ _______________ for the rental period of _______________ to _______________
$ _______________ for the rental period of _______________ to _______________

Total amount due: $ _______________

OR QUIT and surrender possession of the premises within three (3) days.

If you fail to comply, legal proceedings will be commenced against you to recover possession of the premises, to declare the lease agreement forfeited and to recover rents, damages and all costs allowed by the law.


On this date of _______________, 20__, this notice was served by:

[     ] Delivering a copy of the notice to the above Tenant personally.

[     ] Leaving a copy of the notice with a person of suitable age and discretion at the Tenant's residence.

[     ] Sending a copy of the notice by registered or certified mail to the Tenant at his / her residence.

[     ] Attaching a copy of the notice to the inside of the front entrance door of the premises.

Landlord Name: _________________________

Landlord Signature: _________________________

Landlord Address:

Date: _______________

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