Moving Check List

This form was created to provide an appropriate checklist as you prepare for your move. Highlight, then print this form to use, as you schedule and make all the necessary arrangements for your move. If you require additional assistance, contact our office or fill out the various online forms found within our website.

PREPARATION CHECKLIST AT ORIGIN:
Make a list of items being moved
Materials needed for packing:
Labels (name, move or do not move, room, fragile, etc)
Packing materials for your glassware, dishes for added safety
Boxes for lamp shades, mirror, pictures or wardrobes
Tape
Clean rugs and drapes
Use up perishable food
Arrange for transport of plants, pets and perishables
Dispose of flammables (best given to a neighbor) Never flush or throw in garbage
Defrost and clean refrigerator, freezer, one day before move; clean stove
Arrange for disconnection of utilities
Return all items borrowed, collect all items lent
MAKE TRIP ARRANGEMENTS:
Hotel/Motel
Airplane Tickets
Car Rental
Obtain your family medical and dental records
Obtain your family birth records
Obtain medical records for your pets
Request your current bank to arrange credit references for new accounts
Request travelers checks, cash or certified check for moving expenses
Close or transfer bank account
Empty and close safety deposit box
Transfer account with stock broker
Leave your new address with real estate agent, Also, keys if home is not sold yet
REMEMBER TO NOTIFY:
Account and Services:
Newspapers, Magazines, etc.
Leased or Rented Appliances (water heaters, water softeners, etc.)
Fuel Delivery
Gas, Water, Electricity
Cable TV
Phone and Cell Phone Services
Pool Services
Lawn/Garden Services
Garbage Pickup
Food Services
Diaper Services
Internet Provider Accounts
Housecleaning Service
Professional Services:
Lawyer
Broker
Doctor
Dentist
Chiropractor
Insurance Company (car, home, etc)
Clubs (health, golf, tennis)
Business Accounts:
Checking and Savings Accounts (bank)
Credit Cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express)
Shopping Cards
Business Relations
Finance Companies
Loan Institutions
Non-Government Supplementary Health Plan
Pension Plan
Insurance Agencies
Government & Public Offices Federal:
Social Insurance
Post Office
Veteran’s Affairs
Income Tax
Family Allowance
Old Age Security
Canadian Pension Plan
Unemployment Insurance
Provincial:
Health Plan
Hospital Insurance
Vehicle Registration
Drivers License
Local:
Friends and Relatives
Schools
Library
Property Tax
PREPARATION CHECKLIST AT DESTINATION:
Contact the following regarding the status of service
Gas & Electricity
Cable
Telephone
Water Department
Check the pilot lights on the stove, water heater and furnace.
Go to the post office and check if any mail has been held for you.
Register your children for school.