Moving Checklist

12 Weeks Before You Move:

Have you...

  • 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 You 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 favorite 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
  • Checked 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
  • Returned library books
  • Canceled milk, newspapers, subscriptions
  • Found new homes for your plants

7 Days Before You 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
  • Checked you have enough medication for at least two weeks, and ensure you have copies of any necessary prescriptions for use at destination
  • Collected travelers checks or local currency
  • Arranged for someone to look after the children on moving day

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