Moving Checklist

Here some things to take care of before you leave your current home:

GIVE ADDRESS CHANGE:

  • Post Office

  • Banks / Financial Institutions

  • Insurance for coverages: life,‌

  • health, fire & auto

  • Subscriptions

  • Friends and relatives

UTILITY COMPANIES

  • Notify of account closing/transferring: gas,‌ light, water, telephone, internet and cable

  • Obtain refunds on any deposits made

MEDICAL

  • Transfer any prescriptions and medical histories

  • Obtain birth records and medical records

BEFORE MOVING DAY

  • Make arrangements for work, childcare, and pet transportation

  • Organize your important documents, valuables, and jewelry for‌ carrying on your person or shipping by certified mail

  • Create a meal plan

  • Finish any small repairs and cleaning

  • Disassemble furniture for moving

ON MOVING DAY

  • Carry cash and debit cards to cover the cost of moving services until you make banking connections in the new city

  • Carry valuables and documents securely

  • Double-check closets, drawers, and shelves to be sure they are empty

AT YOUR NEW ADDRESS

  • Check on services of telephone, internet, cable gas, electricity, and water

  • Check pilot light on stove, water heater, incinerator, and furnace

  • Apply for driver's license with new address

  • Register children in school

  • Arrange for medical services

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