Having moved recently myself, I know this can be a stressful time and it’s easy to forget
what to do next. Here are some helpful tips:
–Post Office: Change forwarding address online, click here!
–Charge Accounts, Credit Cards Subscriptions: Notice usually requires several weeks.
–Banks: Transfer funds, arrange check-cashing in new city
–Insurance: -Notify new location for coverage: Life, health, fire, auto.
–Automobile registration: Transfer of car title registration is necessary; also driver’s license; emissions test; motor club membership.
–Utility Companies: Notify these utility services of your move (both at your old and new locations):
-Telephone and or Cell phone
-Cable/Satellite and internet
-Water/Sewer Trash Collection
-Update Voter registration.
–Route Services: paper, mild delivery, changeover of services School Records;
-Ask for copies of transfer of children’s records. Medical, Dental;
-Ask Doctor and Dentist for referrals; transfer needed Prescription Histories prescriptions, eyeglasses, x-rays.
–Church Club: Transfer memberships, get letter of introduction.
–Pets: Ask about regulations for licenses, vaccinations, tags, etc.
–Don’t forget to: Empty freezer, plan use of foods Defrost freezer-refrigerator, Place charcoal to dispel odors.
-Obtain birth records and baptism records of all children
-Clean rugs or clothing before moving; have them moving wrapped
-Check with your Movers regarding insurance coverage, packing and unpacking labor, arrival day, various shipping papers, method and tie of expected payment Plan for special care needs of infants.
-On moving day… Carry currency, jewelry, documents yourself; or use registered mail.
-Plan for transporting pets; they are poor traveling companions if unhappy.
-Carry cash for quick available funds.
-Let close friend or relative know route and schedule you will travel, including overnight stops.
-Double check closets, drawers, shelves to be sure they are empty.
Leave all old keys needed by new tenant or owner with agent or Realtor.
You can also call Pat directly at 919-280-4567 for immediate response.