Change of Address Checklist

There are so many details to take care of when you’re moving.  One of those details is managing address changes for your mailings and services.  Below is a comprehensive change of address checklist to help you make sure you didn’t miss anyone.  Another tip: check out Updater.com.  This website offers an easy form for you to fill out, print out, and bring to your post office.

1. Friends & family  (Here are some cute ecards to help!)

2. Government & Public Offices  (For downloadable PDFs and direct links to change-of-address forms for important government agencies, click here.)

  • Post Office
  • Income Tax / IRS
  • Social Security
  • Vehicle Registration / Driving License
  • Re-register to vote
  • Family Support
  • Veteran Affairs
  • Pension Benefits
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • U.S. Customs and Immigration Services
  • Do Not Mail and Do Not Call National Programs

3. Utilities & Services

  • Telephone (Land line & mobile)
  • Television / Cable
  • Internet provider
  • Electric
  • Gas
  • Fuel
  • Water
  • Water Delivery / Treatment
  • Garbage
  • Sewer

4. Finances

  • Banks
  • Loan Institutions (Car, student, mortgage, home equity, personal loans, and more)
  • Credit Card Companies
  • Paypal
  • Insurance Agencies (Auto, home, medical, dental, disability, life)
  • Charge Accounts
  • Pension Plans
  • Accountant / Tax Consultant
  • Investment brokers (your IRA, financial adviser, or other investment managers)
  • Credit reporting agencies

5. Institutions & Providers

  • Employer
  • Your children’s schools
  • Daycare providers
  • Church
  • Attorney
  • Physicians / Doctors / Eye doctors / Veterinarian
  • Professional Memberships / Licensing Boards
  • Civic organizations
  • Kid’s activities
  • PTA, neighborhood association, other community groups
  • Health clubs
  • Social or country clubs
  • Alumni groups

6. Home Services

  • Pool Services
  • Lawn / Garden Services
  • Housecleaning Services
  • Pest control company
  • Delivery services

7. Periodicals

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Online delivery subscriptions & shipping addresses (i.e. Amazon.com, Netflix, Ebay)
  • Book and Music Clubs

Be sure to check out the Moving Tips & Resources section of our website for other ways to ensure a smooth moving experience!

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