Written by Cara Fitzgerald | 22 November 2023

Congratulations on buying or renting a new home! Apart from what to pack first when moving house, who to tell about your move will be one of the biggest questions.

When moving to your new home, you need to ensure all your important correspondence comes with you. Not only does this help protect your personal information from being seen by whoever now lives at your old home, but it ensures you receive your new credit/membership cards, insurance premium notices, final bills and so on. It’s not enough just to redirect your mail, you need to change your address with all of your service providers and organisations you have dealings with.

Download our change of address checklist to help you update your address with everyone who needs to know.

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Change of address checklist

Education related

  • Child care
  • Kindergarten
  • Schools
  • TAFE
  • University
  • Other

Entertainment related

  • Entertainment subscriptions
  • Family and friends
  • Loyalty programs
  • Magazine/journal/newspaper subscriptions
  • Pay TV subscriptions
  • Socials clubs, alumni
  • Other

Finance related

  • Accountant/financial advisor
  • Banks
  • Credit cards
  • Loan providers
  • Solicitor
  • Other

Government related

  • Australia Post
  • Australian Electoral Commission
  • Australian Taxation Office
  • Centrelink
  • Concession/seniors cards
  • Electoral roll
  • Library
  • MyGov
  • Veterans’ Affairs
  • Other

 Healthcare related

  • Blood bank
  • BreastScreen Queensland
  • Chemist
  • Dentist
  • Doctor
  • Gym and other fitness/health centres
  • Health professionals (Physiotherapist, optometrist etc.)
  • Medicare
  • Pap smear register
  • Pet microchip register
  • Vet
  • Other

Household related

  • Gardener
  • House cleaner
  • Internet/Phone/Mobile company
  • Pool cleaner
  • Other

Insurance related

  • Car insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Home and contents insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Other

Utilities related

  • Electricity
  • Gas
  • Water
  • Other

Vehicle related

  • Driver’s license
  • Roadside assistance
  • Toll pass provider
  • Vehicle registrations
  • Other

Work related

  • Clients (if you work from home)
  • Employers
  • Superannuation funds
  • Tax agent
  • Union
  • Other

Rated the number 1 agency in the suburb 9 years in a row, our team at @ap-realty know that moving house is a big job! Our printable change of address checklist will help to take the thinking out of the new address process. We take great pride in delivering a personalised service that provides you the best results. Get in touch and let us show you what makes us so different, we’d love to assist you in buying, selling, renting or investing.

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