Change of Address Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

There is a lot to do and to remember when moving to a new home, not the least of which is updating your address with family, friends, and places you do business with. While the first step is completing a change of address form with the post office, there are many other places you will need to update your address to ensure that you continue to receive your mail and other services uninterrupted. It can be hard to remember it all the places you may need to update your address, so we’ve made the process easier with this handy moving checklist. So save yourself the stress, and get ready to enjoy your new home knowing that you have it all taken care of.Change of Address

Post Office

  • Fill out a change of address form with the USPS, either online or at a local post office

Financial Institutions

  • Bank/Credit Union
  • Loan Issuers (Auto, Personal, Business, etc)
  • Credit Card Companies
  • Student Loans
  • Institutions holding your Investment Accounts
  • Institutions holding your Retirement Accounts

Government Agencies

  • Motor Vehicle Registration
  • Driver’s License
  • Personal Property Records (if applicable)
  • Voter Registration
  • Social Security Administration
  • Department of Veteran Affairs (if applicable)
  • Citizenship and Immigration Services (if applicable)


  • Electric
  • Gas
  • Water & Sewer
  • Trash/Yard Waste/Recycling
  • Internet
  • Cell Phone Service
  • Home Security System

Your Employer

  • Your current employer
  • Any former employer you anticipate receiving tax forms from this year

Insurance Agencies

  • Homeowner’s Insurance (you will need a new policy for your new home)
  • Renter's Insurance (remember to cancel a policy on your rental)
  • Auto Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Insurance

Service Providers

  • Physicians
  • Dentist
  • Veterinarian (if applicable)
  • Lawyer
  • Lawn Service
  • Cleaning Services


  • Retail Clubs (Sam’s, Costco, etc)
  • Church
  • Scouts & Youth Organizations
  • Gym or Athletic Club
  • Professional Associations


  • Streaming services (Netflix, Hulu, Disney +, etc)
  • Newspapers & magazines
  • Subscription deliveries

Online Retailers

  • Amazon
  • eBay
  • Other frequently visited online shopping websites

Looking to buy a home in the Mid Missouri area?

Moving can be a stressful time. However, using this change of address checklist is just one way to make that process more organized for you. Our team of Mid Missouri area real estate experts are eager for the opportunity to help you find your next home. We will guide you through every step of the home-buying process. If you are ready for the next step in buying or selling your Mid Missouri home, contact us or fill out the form below!

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