local/state government to clear-up any unpaid taxes or parking
tickets. Unpaid fees will undoubtedly find their way to your new house
(and may even delay license renewal).
your current utility companies (electric, cable, gas, phone, water)
and disconnect service. Have services turned off the day AFTER you
pharmacist and get a recommendation for a pharmacy in your new town.
Transfer your prescriptions to this new pharmacy. If you are at all
worried about having access to medication after your move, ask your
doctor for a couple of months worth.
receiving Social Security Benefits? Change your address with the
Social Security Administration 1-800-772-1213. Be sure to have your
Social Security Number handy when you call.
you have Internet Service in your new home. Also, learn if you have
DSL or a second phone line. If not, moving might be a good time to
upgrade your connection to the Internet.
utility companies and sign up for new service. Service should begin
the day BEFORE you move. These days you can even connect service on