Moving can be difficult. Using this moving guide tool will help make the move easier on you and your family.

Here’s a list of people, businesses & organizations that will need to know you’ve moved to a new location. Changing addresses is easy when you know who needs your updated info!


THE ESSENTIALS:

Request a “Change of Address” form at a USPS post office

Friends and family

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:

Banks and credit unions

Credit card companies (including department store cards)

Lenders (mortgage, home equity, auto, student loan)

Insurance companies (health, renters, auto, home, medical,

dental, disability, life)

Retirement (pension plans, 401K, retirement accounts,

Social Security, Veterans Affairs)

Investments (investment agencies and brokers)

UTILITIES:

Phone services (cellular, land line)

Electric

Heating Oils (gas, oil, propane or other fuels)

Water (water delivery, water treatment)

Sewer

Waste Disposal

Internet (land line, wi-fi and satellite)

Television (cable or satellite TV)

GOVERNMENT OFFICES:

Department of Motor Vehicles

IRS

Passport Office

Veteran Affairs

Unemployment Office (if you are currently receiving

unemployment benefits)

JOBS:

Notify the Human Resources department

Update your personal marketing materials (business cards,

websites, resumes)

Employment agencies (temp agencies and recruiters)

Professional Memberships (licensing and certification boards)

Past employers (for W-2)

HEALTH:

Physicians (doctors, dentists, optometrists, etc.)

Pharmacies

Health insurers (HMOs, DMOs, agencies and brokers)

SERVICE PROVIDERS:

Cable company

Phone company

Housecleaning services

Delivery services

Accountants

Childcare (day-care center, baby sitters)

Lawn care service

Veterinarian (including pet groomer, pet sitters, and

microchip service)

Pool services

Lawyers

AUTOMOBILE:

Auto insurers (insurance agencies and brokers)

Auto lenders (car dealership, bank or loan place)

Department of Motor Vehicles (changing your

vehicle registration)

Membership clubs (AAA or similar)

Parking permits

Warranty (if a car warranty is still in place)

Toll pass (Fast Lane, EZ Pass)

MEMBERSHIPS:

House of worship (churches, synagogues, mosques)

Health clubs

Community groups (PTA, neighborhood associations,

civic clubs)

Children’s extracurricular activities (dance classes, music

lessons, sport clubs)

Social clubs, community centers

SUBSCRIPTIONS:

Newspapers

Magazines (The USPS will only forward magazine

subscriptions for two months)

Movie subscriptions (streaming services or other)

Book and music clubs

Mail order houses

OTHER:

Air miles reward program Register to vote!

Update personal websites Children’s schools



For a printable copy of this checklist please click on the link below:
Printable Moving Checklist.pdf



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