Moving Checklist

6-8 Weeks Before Moving

  • Budget for moving expenses and obtain estimates from moving companies
  • Call insurance companies to identify record changes
  • Cancel or transfer gym, club & organization memberships
  • Compile medical and dental records, ask for referrals in your new location
  • Arrange transfer of any school records
  • Consider moving/shipping options for valuable items
  • Donate, discard or sell items online or at a yard sale

3-5 Weeks Before Moving

  • Order moving supplies and boxes
  • Begin packing items not frequently used, label boxes with contents and room
  • File a change of address form with the USPS
  • Notify utility companies of your move
  • Plan moving options for pets, plants, and oversized items

2 Weeks Before Moving

  • Plan meals that use up pantry items
  • Assemble important household information for the next owner
  • Notify professional services of your move (doctors, dentists, health insurance providers etc.)
  • Notify your services and accounts (credit cards, bank, credit union, auto & finance companies etc.)
  • Identify and notify government offices of your move

1 Week Before Moving

  • Review/finalize details with moving company
  • Print copies of moving paperwork to keep on file
  • Send change of address cards to friends and family
  • Measure furniture and doorways to determine fit


  • Leave a forwarding address at old address
  • Place floor, carpet and door frame protectors in new home
  • Check rooms and closets to ensure nothing is left behind
  • Keep all receipts and documents organized in a secure location

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