Get yourself organized and make moving house easy with this free moving checklist. Free to download and print. Use this moving checklist to make sure you remember everything!

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2 Months Out

  •  Schedule movers
  •  Arrange transportation needs for the move
  •  Reserve storage unit
  •  Acquire school transcript for children

1 Month Out

  • Buy boxes, tape and other moving necessities
  • Contact current services to cancel/transfer:  Telephone / Water / Garbage / Gas & electric / Cable/internet
  • Contact the same services in your new area to start upon moving in

1 Week out

  • Start Packing
  • Label your boxes
  • Create a moving survival kit
  • Address changes: US Postal Service / Internal Revenue / Social security / Driver License / Banks / PayPal / Loans / Store credit cards / Credit cards / Insurance / Doctors / Schools / Family / friends / Work contacts / Subscriptions / newspapers / Medical records / Dental records / Voter registration / Send out change of address cards

On Moving Day

  • Arrange for post office to hold mail for new address until move-in date
  • Keep personal and financial documents in one box
  • Plan meals for the day
  • Arrange help for kids/pets for the day
  • Inform your movers of any special instructions
  • Do a final walk around your place to make sure you have everything
  • Do a final cleaning and dispose of trashWithdraw travel cash or prepare checks  Lock all doors and windows Pay and tip your movers

Moving In

  •  Unpack and organize
  •  Confirm your new address with all services
  •  Utilities to activate: New telephone number / Water / Garbage removal / Gas & electric / Cable/internet / Government licenses, services /  Change address on driver’s license / Register children in new school
  • If moving to a different state: Apply for new driver’s license / Register car / Register to vote / Update your medical services, find new doctor, pharmacy, dentist.
  • Celebrate!
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