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Change of Address Checklist

By Moey | 31/08/2017

When you move from one location to another, you need to change your address on all your official and unofficial documentation and ensure all your connections are informed. People often forget to change their address with some institutions and organisations, which can cause trouble down the line. Here’s a checklist that can help you:

  1. Personal Connections 
  • Parents
  • Separated spouses
  • Siblings and distant relatives
  • Neighbours
  • Friends
  1. Government organisations 
  • Australian Taxation Office
  • Australian Electoral Commission
  • Pap test registry
  • Local councils
  • Concession cards
  • Seniors cards
  • Human services like Child Support Agency and Medicare
  1. Related to work 
  • Employers
  • Colleagues and work friends
  • Business associates
  • Customers
  • Employees and contractors
  1. Education
  • Your children’s schools
  • College and universities
  • Any after school or extracurricular programs 
  1. Related to finances 
  • Banks
  • Pension
  • Brokerage firms
  • Lenders
  • Superannuation funds
  • Credit card companies
  • Bonds, stocks, and shares
  • Accountants
  1. Healthcare 
  • General practitioner
  • Paediatrician
  • Dentist office
  • Special healthcare providers
  • Optician
  • Veterinarian
  1. Related to your vehicles 
  • Drivers licenses
  • Car registration
  • Car insurance
  • Maintenance service contracts of garages with franchise branches in your new location
  • Car companies you purchased the car from
  1. Utilities 
  • Australia Post office
  • Electricity
  • Gas
  • Television subscription
  • Phone
  • Broadband internet
  • Water
  1. Insurance companies 
  • Ambulance insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Health insurance
  • House and contents insurance
  • Special insurance
  • Medicare
  1. Legal services 
  • Personal lawyer
  • Real estate lawyer
  • Corporate lawyer related to work

These are just some of the many places you need to change your addresses during the move. Others are miscellaneous organisations like gyms and libraries that can wait until you settle down. If you follow this checklist, you’ll change your registered address at all important organisations and people. This ensures you get all your mail, government documentation, school and collage communication, and other such mail at the right location. You should also change your address with any magazine or service subscription in order to ensure you get the items at your new location.

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