Moving can be stressful—amid the packing, renting a truck, gathering moving supplies, and finding some help, it’s easy to forgot who you’ve already notified about your move. This list will help you prioritize who to tell first—before and after your move. Because less stress is always a good thing.
It’s always a good idea to first inform the United States Postal Service of your move so they can forward all your mail until you get around to letting everyone know.
You should also inform your employer right away for purposes like paychecks, tax forms, etc.
If you want your services transferred to your new home, it’s a good idea to inform these companies of your change of address prior to your move:
Once you are all settled in your new home, it’s best to check in with these important government agencies regarding your move:
Informing all of your financial companies of your move is important to keep all paperwork in order—you never want to mess around with your finances.
Make sure all of your information is up-to-date before you schedule that next medical appointment:
Inform the rest of the world on your new whereabouts:
Because your dog would never forgive you if he missed out on his monthly Barkbox:
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