Your Moving Checklist
BEFORE YOU LEAVE GIVE ADDRESS CHANGE TO:
Charge Accounts and Credit Cards
Insurance for Coverages: Life, Health, Fire & Auto Subscriptions
Friends and Relatives
Transfer funds; arrange check-cashing in new city.
Arrange Credit References
Gas, light, water, phone, internet and cable
Obtain refunds on deposits made
Ask doctors & dentists for referrals.
Transfer needed prescriptions, eyeglasses, X-Rays
Obtain birth records and medical records.
ON MOVING DAY
Carry enough cash or travelers checks to cover the cost of moving services until you make banking connections in the new city.
Carry jewelry and documents yourself or use registered mail.
AT YOUR NEW ADDRESS
Plan for transporting pets
Double-check closets, drawers and shelves to be sure they are empty.
Check on services of telephone, internet, cable gas, electricity and water.
Check pilot light on stove, water heater, incinerator and furnace.
Have new address recorded on drivers license.
Register children in school.
Arrange for medical services