List of who you should notify before your move

Once you’ve started your business, home, apartment or condo moving process you need to start thinking about who you need to inform. Surprisingly enough there are a many local organizations, businesses and people who need to know about your change of address and contact information. Some are official and you are legally bound to notify them whereas some are simply personal and a phone call may simply due. Other businesses need to be told that you are moving so that that they can disconnect services or issue final bills before you leave your current home.

Finally, you need to contact service suppliers for your new home in Minnesota to let them know you need daily services connected or to open new accounts. It’s also important to talk to your bank’s). One important notation should be made to cancel any automatic payments to your current service providers and to set up new ones if appropriate. Most banks would like to do this a month in advance. Moving can be a simple and quick process – if you get it right and understand the significance of the move. The following Minnesota tips, tricks and insider secrets will give help make your move easier and more successful.

  • Friends and family
  • Post office (they usually have a packet to complete that will forward all mail)
  • Banks, credit card companies and other financial institutions
  • Insurance companies
  • Local government authorities as appropriate
  • Tax authorities
  • Utility companies (i.e. gas, electric, water as appropriate – in these cases you may need to talk to them direct to arrange disconnection/connection of services, account opening/closure etc)
  • Phone companies – both fixed and mobile
  • Satellite/cable TV providers
  • Internet service providers (for new home also)
  • Doctor, optician and dentist or other professionals
  • Veterinarian Hospitals
  • Any home service provider (i.e. cleaner, pool maintenance, window cleaner etc)
  • Schools
  • Employers
  • Magazine or newspaper subscriptions
  • Clubs, professional associations, motoring organizations
  • Rental companies
  • Mail order companies, if necessary

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