Moving Home Checklist

Moving home can be a stressful event, but it doesn’t need to be! Staying organised can help you feel more in control and make the whole process run smoothly. We’ve put together a quick and concise moving home checklist to help you moving out and settle in with ease. 

Moving Out

  • Label boxes (It'll make it easier when you come to unpack)
  • Consider taking out a life insurance policy (this may be required as a mortgage condition).
  • Hire a removal company
  • Record all utility readings (keep in a safe place, or take a photo of them on your phone)
  • Keep your first night essentials (kettle, mugs, tea, coffee, phone, laptop charger, loo roll, temporary furniture, radio/ TV)
  • Complete Post Office mail redirection form (2 weeks before)

Moving In

  • Make a list of where everything is in your new home (stopcock, meters, thermostat, fuse box)
  • Record all utility readings (keep in a safe place, or take a photo of them on your phone)
  • Keep all your important documents in a safe place where you can easily find them (passport, mortgage paperwork etc)
  • Send an email to family and friends letting them know your new address

Change of Address Checklist

  • Work
  • Bank
  • Insurance Company
  • Credit Card Company
  • TV Licensing
  • Doctor
  • Dentist
  • Vets
  • Driving License

Feel free to print this page if you think it will help, or download our checklist for a quick and easy way to stay organised. Click here