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Moving Checklist


Stop services on…

  • Telephone
  • Cable television
  • Water
  • Electricity & gas
  • Laundry service
  • Newspaper
  • Lawn care
  • Garbage collection

File a change of address with…

  • Post office
  • Credit card companies
  • Insurance companies
  • Banks/credit unions
  • Employer
  • Magazine/newspaper subscriptions
  • Clubs, social groups
  • Friends/relatives

Things to do…

  • Confirm with moving company
  • Arrange for room painting and carpet cleaning prior to move-in
  • Arrange for serviceman to get appliances ready for move
  • Make arrangements for care of children and pets on moving day
  • Assemble a moving kit to take to new house (hammer, nails, pliers, masking tape,tape measure, flashlight, fuses, rags, scissors and first aid kit)
  • Return library books
  • Return borrowed items
  • Defrost and dry refrigerators and freezers

Arrange for services at new house…

  • Telephone
  • Water
  • Electricity & gas
  • Appliances hook-up
  • Cable television
  • Garbage collection
  • Internet access
  • Alarm


  • Notify prior daycare/schools
  • Get transcript of children’s grades
  • Locate new daycare/school

Set up services for…

  • Newspaper
  • Laundry service
  • Lawn care

Get new licenses for…

  • Driving
  • Pets


  • Register to vote
  • Locate new doctor and dentist
  • Open new bank accounts
  • Have locksmith change locks
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