Essential Checklist For Changing Address

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Essential Checklist For Changing Address

If you have been renting for a while, you know that it can be a bit of a hassle to move from place to place this Essential Checklist For Changing Address should be used as a helpful guide, If you love exploring new places, meeting new people, and experiencing life in different scenery, you know that all the hassle will be worth your while.

For years, I have travelled, changed address multiple times and met a lot of friends along the way. I have lived in different apartments, lofts, flats, or whatever you want to call it. The reason why I tend to travel so much is because of my job.

There are quite a lot that I have learned in the past few years. Especially when it comes to moving from place to place. If you have no permanent address like I do, you know just how hard it is to bounce from one place to another. There are all these things that you will need to find… yet again.

Luckily, I have been there before. And this blog was created to help you with moving out from your last place to moving in your new place. So, to make things easier for you, I have compiled a list that you will need to have when moving address.

I prefer to call it the “Essential Checklist For Changing Address”. However, not everything on this list will fit everyone, so feel free to change it according to your needs and priorities. These are just ideas so you will not forget anything when you move.

Essential Checklist For Changing Address

  1. Utilities and service providers – if you are renting, chances are your landlords already handles the water and electricity supplier. However, if your landlord does not, then be sure to take meter readings as soon as you reach your new property. You do not want to be charged for previous tenant’s utilities.
    • Water
    • Gas supplier
    • Electricity supplier
    • Telephone & Internet provider
    • Cable/Satellite
    • TV License
  2. Finances & Employment – your employer may be able to change your address on behalf for relevant departments. However, it is a good idea to contact them yourself first to check if this has been done.
    • Bank
    • Employer
    • Credit cards
    • Social security
    • Inland revenue
    • Insurance policies
  3. Health establishments – if you are moving far, you might have to find new health services.
    • Doctor
    • Dentist
    • Optician
  4. Others – this time, think about anyone who might send you a post. Think about the subscriptions you have, and let them know you have changed your address.
    • Vehicle insurance
    • Breakdown recovery
    • Vehicle registration
    • Subscriptions/Memberships
    • Post office
    • Voting address
    • Friends & family
  5. Keep in contact with your letting agency – they will be able to help and advise you on where or with whom to speak.