Change of Address Checklist

One of the most important aspects of moving to a new home, no matter if you are moving locally, out of state, or internationally, is updating your address with a whole host of different places. To help you get started with this very important task, we have created a basic checklist that you can use as a guide for your upcoming move.

We Want to Help You Create Your Own Change of Address Checklist. 

change of address checklist
  • USPS – Updating your address with the United States Postal Service should be one of the very first things you do. Simply follow this link to get started!
  • Employer – This probably goes without saying, but in the craziness of a move we can all use an extra reminder. Contacting your company’s Human Resources Department to update them on your upcoming move is another important step you don’t want to forget!
  • Financial Institutions – Bank accounts, retirement accounts, and investments, oh my! Don’t neglect contacting these various institutions of an address change.
  • Insurance Companies –Many insurance policies allow you to update your information, including your address, online ensuring you receive important documents, such as statements and updates to your policy, in a timely manner.
  • MVA / Voter Registration – The Maryland Vehicle Administration lists out the steps for how to change your address on your driver’s license here. To update your voter registration with your new address follow the instructions provided by the Maryland Board of Elections.
  • Credit Cards – Updating the billing address on your credit cards helps you receive statements quickly while also maintaining security for your cards.
  • Loan Agencies – Avoid a sticky situation of a late or missing payment and update your address for whatever loans you currently hold, such as an auto loan, student loan, etc.
  • Subscriptions – Subscription services are very popular these days. If you have any recurring weekly, monthly, or yearly subscriptions, be sure to update your address so you don’t miss out on what you need.
  • Retailers – Don’t forget to update your address with retailers of places you shop frequently, this includes both online and in-store retailers.

This list is not comprehensive by any means, but we hope to give you a good starting point to build your own change of address list and help with the seemingly never-ending task of updating your address. Those of us here at A-One Moving & Storage wish you the best with your upcoming move. If you have any questions or would like to receive a FREE moving quote, give us a call at 410-729-1729. We would love to help make your move as smooth as possible!