Moving Check List
12 weeks before you move, have you ….
Chosen your movers and signed the acceptance note?
Sorted through basement, loft and garage?
Resolved what to do with prohibited items?
Made proper provision for pets?
Decided whether or not you are taking your car?
10 weeks before your move, have you ….
Disposed of the things you don’t want to take?
8 weeks before you move, have you …
Started to prepare your mailing list of people who need your change of address?
Notified banks, savings accounts, credit card companies, magazine subscriptions, hire purchase and rental companies?
Started to round up passports, birth/marriage certificates and other family documentation?
Applied for any necessary visas?
Checked that electrical goods will work in your new home?
6 weeks before you move, have you …
Separated favorites toys?
Made sure your pet’s vaccinations are up to date?
Arranged for mail to be forwarded?
Decided whether or not to buy any new household goods – check tax refunds.
4 weeks before you move, have you …
Decided which clothes travel with you?
Started to dismantle climbing frames/garden furniture?
Agreed an insurance value and terms with your mover?
Made arrangements of connection of services at your new home?
Returning library books.
Canceled milk, newspapers,subscriptions.
Found new homes for your plants.
7 days before your move, have you …
Defrosted the refrigerator/freezer
Planned simple meals for moving day to avoid using appliances.
Separated luggage items you need for personal travel.
Cleaned garden tools,bicycles, and any other gardening equipment.
Emptied the tanks of powered tools such as mowers.
Collected travelers checks or local currency.
Arranged for someone to look after the children on moving day.