Checklist for Moving


Address Change:

• Post Office: give forwarding address.
• Charge accounts, credit cards.
• Newspaper and magazine subscriptions: notice may require several weeks.
• Friends and Relatives.


• Transfer funds; arrange for banking services in new city.
• Arrange credit references.


• Notify company of new auto location for coverage: Life, Health, Fire and Auto.

Utility Companies:

• Gas, electricity, water, telephone, fuel, garbage.
• Obtain refunds on any deposits made.

Delivery Service:

• Laundry, newspaper, changeover of service.

Medical, Dental, Prescription Histories:

• Ask your doctor and dentist for referrals: transfer needed for prescriptions, eyeglasses, Xrays.
• Obtain birth records, medical records, etc.


• Ask about regulations for licenses, vaccinations, tags, etc.
• Visit to read new requirements regarding pet transportation by air.

And Don't Forget To:

• Empty freezer, plan use of food.
• Defrost freezer and clean refrigerator.
• Have appliances serviced for moving.
• Remember arrangements for TV and antenna or cable service.
• Clean rugs or clothing before moving; have them moving-wrapped.
• Check with your Moving Counselor; insurance coverage, packing and unpacking labor, arrival day, various shipping, methods and time of expected payments.

And on Moving Day:

• Carry enough cash or travelers checks to cover cost of moving services and expenses until you make banking connections in new city.
• Carry jewelry and documents yourself; or use registered mail.
• Plan for transporting of pets; they are poor traveling companions if unhappy.
• Let close friends or relatives know the routes and schedule you will travel including overnight stops; use that person as a message headquarters.
• Double check closets, drawers, and shelves to be sure they are empty.
• Leave all old keys needed by new tenant or owner with REALTOR® or owner.

And at Your New Address:

• Obtain certified checks or cashiers check necessary for closing Real Estate Transaction.
• Check on service of telephone, gas, electricity, water and garbage.
• Check pilot light on stove, hot water heater, and furnace.
• Have appliances checked.
• Ask postal carrier for the mail that may be held for your arrival.
• Have new address recorded on driver's license.
• Visit city offices and register for voting.
• Register car soon after arrival in new state to avoid any possibility of a penalty.
• Obtain inspection sticker and transfer motor club membership.
• Apply for state driver's license.
• Register your family in your new place of worship.
• Register children in school.
• Arrange medical services: Doctor, Dentist, Veterinarian, etc.

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