Your Moving Checklist

BEFORE YOU LEAVE GIVE ADDRESS CHANGE TO:

Post Office

Charge Accounts and Credit Cards

Insurance for Coverages: Life, Health, Fire & Auto Subscriptions

Friends and Relatives

 

BANK

Transfer funds; arrange check-cashing in new city.

Arrange Credit References

 

UTILITY COMPANIES

Gas, light, water, phone, internet and cable

Obtain refunds on deposits made

 

MEDICAL

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