How to change your address after moving

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When moving to a new place there are a lot of tasks. Besides packing, unpacking and relocation you need to gather your documents and when you arrive at your new home you need to change your address and inform certain people or organizations about that. You have to make sure your bills, packages, and letters are coming to the right address. So, if you do not know how to do it here you can find some tips on how to change your address after moving.

Moving to a new home

Before changing the address you should prepare your belongings and relocate them to your new home. To have a smooth and efficient relocation you should hire some of the moving companies Olive Branch MS has to offer. Let your mover do all the work for you.

Not only you won’t have to worry about packing supplies, moving truck, storage unit but if you decide to hire some of the moving companies Meridian MS has to provide, they will offer you insurance. So, you will not have to worry about your belongings, if anything happens your money will be reimbursed.

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It is important to change your address so you can receive your mail at your new address.

How to change your address after moving

When you have settled in your new home, the next step is to change your address so you can receive your mail at your new address. There is also a list of organizations that need to be informed about your new address:

  • firstly, you should inform the Postal Service when you change your address after moving
  • inform your bank
  • Department of Motor Vehicles, so you can change the address on your driver’s license
  • if you have some magazine or catalog website subscriptions, visit the website and change the address
  • of course, inform your friends and family

You should start changing your address with the United States Postal Service. You can change the address online, in person, by phone, or by e-mail, so choose the way it is the most convenient and update your address. It is possible to do it at least two weeks before moving or after you move to your new home. The first thing to do is to check your address. It is important to know the exact address, street, house number, apartment number, floor, postal code, etc.

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You can visit the website of the USPS and change the address online.

Change your address

When you have all the exact elements of your new address you can phone/e-mail/visit the United States Postal Service to make the change of your postal address. You can visit the USPS website to make a change. They will charge an identity verification fee of $1,05. You will be needing a credit or debit card and a valid email address. This is the easiest way to update the address.

You can call them at 1-800-ASK-USPS. You will be also charged the fee for address changes over the phone. Or, you can ask for Form 3575at your local post office. In this case, you will not have to pay a verification fee.

Make sure you plan everything. Make a checklist so you do not forget about something. Your moving company will take care of your belongings but you should organize your documents and change your address after moving.