Moving Checklist

 

GIVE ADDRESS CHANGE TO

  • Post Office
  • Charge Accounts, Credit Cards
  • Subscriptions: Notice requires several weeks.
  • Friends and Relatives

BANK

  • Transfer funds; arrange check cashing in new city.

INSURANCE

  • Notify company of new location for coverage’s; Life, Health, Fire and Automobile insurance.

UTILITY COMPANIES

  • Gas, Light, Water, Telephone, Fuel
  • Get refunds on any deposits made.

MEDICAL, DENTAL, PRESCRIPTION HISTORIES

  • Transfer needed prescriptions, eyeglasses, X-rays.
  • Ask Doctor and dentist for referrals.
  • Obtain birth records, medical records, etc.

DON’T FORGET TO

  • Empty freezer
  • Defrost freezer and clean refrigerator. Place charcoal to dispel odors.
  • Have appliances serviced for moving.
  • Check with your Moving Counselor: Insurance coverage, packing and unpacking labor, arrival day, various shipping papers, method and time of expected payment.

ON MOVING DAY

  • Carry enough cash or traveler’s checks to cover cost of moving services and expenses 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; they are poor traveling companions if unhappy.
  • 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 neighbor.
  • Check on service of telephone, gas, electricity and water.
  • Check pilot light on stove, water heater, incinerator and furnace.
  • Have new address recorded on driver’s license/apply for state driver’s license.
  • Register car within five days after arrival in state or a penalty may have to pay when getting new license plates.
  • Register children in school.
  • Arrange for medical services: Doctor, Dentist, etc.

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