Change of Address Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

There can be a lot to remember during a move to a new home. People often think about completing a change of address form with the post office, but this is only the tip of the iceberg. There are many other places you will need to update your address to cover all of your bases. It can be hard to remember it all, but we’ve made the process easier with this handy moving checklist. So save yourself the stress of missing mail and service disruptions, and get ready to enjoy your new home knowing that you have it all taken care of.

Change of Address Checklist Infographic

Post Office

  • Complete a change of address form with the USPS online or at a local post office

Financial Institutions

  • Bank/Credit Union
  • Loan Issuers (Car, Personal, Business, etc)
  • Credit Card Companies
  • Student Loans
  • Investment Accounts
  • 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

Your Employer

  • Your current employer
  • Any recent employer you expect to receive tax forms from this year

Insurance Agencies

  • Homeowner’s/Renter’s Insurance (you will need a new policy for your new home)
  • Auto Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Insurance

Service Providers

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


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


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

Online Retailers

  • Amazon
  • eBay
  • Other frequently visited online shopping websites

Looking to buy a home in the St. Louis area?

Moving can be a stressful time, but in the end, it is well worth it. Using this checklist is just one way to make that process more simple for you. Our team of St. Louis area real estate experts would love the opportunity to help you find your perfect home. We will guide you through every step of the process to help make sure nothing is missed. Working with our team means that you can minimize the stress of buying and selling a home and enjoy more of the excitement! If you have any questions or would like to get started on your home search, contact us, or fill out the form below!

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