Moving Checklist

Cancel or Establish Utilities and Other Services

  • Telephone and Internet
  • Electricity
  • Natural Gas and Heating
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Trash Service
  • Cable and Satellite TV
  • Newspaper and Subscriptions
  • Post Office for Forwarding Address
  • Membership in Clubs & Organizations
  • Homeowners Insurance
  • Car Insurance

Other Important Considerations for Your Move

  • Inventory items to be moved vs. donated or discarded.
  • Begin packing and/or schedule move with professional moving company.
  • Shipping arrangements for your car.
  • Shipping arrangements for pets.
  • Gather all legal documents like deeds, wills, and passports.
  • Prepare Power of Attorney if necessary.
  • Get transcripts from childrens' schools or arrange for transfer.
  • Get medical and dental records including x-rays, immunizations, and eye glasses.
  • Get medical records from vet for your pets, including prescriptions.
  • Organize final cleaning of home and final lawn care.
  • Notify credit card providers of new mailing address.
  • Return library books.
  • Pick-up dry cleaning items.
  • Transfer bank accounts and empty safety deposit boxes.