Moving House: Checklist For Change Of Address

Moving house and changing address comes with many things that need your organization skill and a lot of your attention. This checklist of necessary organizations and companies will provide you the assurance that you won’t miss out on any valuable documents and mails after you move to a new house. Australian Post has a redirection service for your mails that you can pay but you have to keep in mind that this is only a temporary solution to your change of address problem. Our company has accumulated the list of important organizations that you need to notify your change of address.

1.) Daily service provider

You need to update your gas and electricity suppliers with your new home address as well as your other daily service supplier and important persons such as:

  • Telephone and Internet
  • Credit cards and banks
  • Insurance for your home, car, income, or life
  • Pay-TV
  • Mobile phone
  • Your financial advisor or accountant
  • Your legal representative
  • Your employers
  • Toll tags

2.) Health providers

Update your health providers so that your important documents can be sent to your new address. This includes your dentists, family doctor, and health professional, medicare, blood bank, the insurance provider for health, and also fitness outlets and gyms.

3.) Utilities and Government

If you happen to move to a new city, you need to be mindful of different government organizations that need your new address. This includes some of the most important lists for they hold your public record and if you fail to inform them of your new address they can charge you fines. You can change your address online on some of these organizations.

  • Australian Taxation Office
  • Australian Post
  • Department of Human Services
  • Australian Electoral Commissions
  • Motor vehicle registration and driver’s license
  • Local council
  • Library
  • Educational institution
  • Water supplier
  • Seniors card
  • Microchip registry of your pets
  • Pension cards
  • Centrelink

Aside from these three main categories you also need to notify your travel agents, newspaper subscriptions, magazine subscriptions, social or alumni groups, flyers, sporting clubs, store cards, loyalty programs, families, and friends. It is best to have this checklist and to notify those who are on the list before you move to your new home in Geelong. Also, make sure to keep your pet’s ID tag and microchip details up to date.

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