Change of Address Checklist

Who to Notify When You Move

Are you moving to a new house or apartment? Download our free, printable Change of Address Checklist today!

Moving to a new home can be stressful, but the key is organization. Therefore, we’ve created a checklist to help you keep track of who to notify when changing your address. The Change of Address Checklist includes all significant address changes you should make when moving, and even includes a few extra lines for you to write in changes that may be unique to you.

Check it out below!

Change of Address Checklist

This checklist is broken down into seven different, checkable sections to help you organize your address changes. Follow the prompt below to download and print your copy, or continue reading for a general understanding of the address changes you need to make.



1. Essential Changes

  • Post Office
  • Employer

2. Finance Accounts

  • Bank accounts
  • Credit cards
  • Loans and investments

3. Insurance Accounts

  • Health insurance and dental insurance companies
  • Life insurance
  • Car insurance

4. Medical Professionals

  • Any doctors, physicians, and pediatricians
  • Dentist
  • Veterinarian

5. Government

  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Department of Motor Vehicle
  • Voter Registration
  • Social security

6. Services and Subscriptions

  • Cell phone provider
  • Cable/streaming services
  • Shopping (Amazon, etc.)
  • Gym/Clubs

7. Miscellaneous

  • Consider any addresses changes unique to you, such as babysitters, magazine subscriptions, shopping accounts, invoices, or any other documentation forms you may need to update.

change of address checklist, free printable

Lastly, keep in mind that when you complete your USPS address change form, your paper bills should auto-forward to your new address for six months. However, you will ultimately need to go online and change your address with any service that sends you a bill. For more information on filling out change of address forms, check out this article on Life Hacker.

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