moving, here's a list of organisations you might need to inform of
your new address:
Your bank needs your new address including any banks where you
hold credit cards.
You need to inform the benefits agency if you are claiming any
benefits, including child benefit.
You need to inform your car insurance, breakdown service and the
DVLA. If you hold a paper driving licence, you must complete a D750
application form (available from most Post Offices) to notify the
change. The DVLA will also need to amend your car registration
Tell your insurer (car, buildings, contents, health etc) your
new address and moving date and make sure that you are covered
during the move. Otherwise you may invalidate your insurance.
If you're moving into a different town or area it may be
necessary to change your GP, dentist, optician, etc. Visit the
website (external link) to find your nearest health
You can arrange to
have your mail redirected (external link).
Speak to the headteacher of your child's current school and
request a transfer form. If your child is at the end of primary or
secondary education, you should consider whether it is possible to
time your house move to avoid unnecessary disruption. GCSE options
are often very difficult to match at a new school. If your child
isn't changing school, give them your new address.
Notify your phone company. If you're with a cable company or are
moving within the same exchange area you may be able to keep the
Arrange to have your gas, electric and water meters read on the
day or the day before you move.
Inform the personnel department at your work of your new
Tell the TV Licensing company and if you have satellite or cable
TV, update them too.