||Via the Royal Mail's redirection service. Fill in the redirection form and take it your nearest Post Office. Redirection costs from £36.00 and you can redirect mail for up to a year
||The Royal Mail advises you to apply at least 3 weeks before you move. It takes 5 days to set up redirection from the date your form is received.
|Utilities (gas and electric)
||Let your suppliers know you are moving so they can generate your final bill and send it to your new address. At your new home you can either set up an account with your current energy supplier or switch. If you don't know who supplies your new home. Contact your local distribution company. The National Grid has a map. To find your gas supplier, contact the meter helpline on 0870 608 1524.
||On moving day take meter readings and pass these on to your suppliers. If possible, take a digital photo of the meter readings so they are date stamped.
||If you have taken out a mortgage on your new home, you may have already set up your home and contents insurance. For more information, check out our guide to home insurance.
||Let insurance providers know as soon as you have confirmed your moving date. You should have insurance protection for your new home from the day you move in. Some insurers will also offer you cover for moving day although this may only be available if you are using a professional moving company.
||Notify your local council so they can generate a final bill. If you're moving within the same council area you'll need a new account for your new address. If you are moving to a new area, visit gov.uk to find your new local council
||Before you move. This will ensure you don't overpay at either your new or old address.
||To register your new address, fill in the online form on gov.uk/register-to-vote
||If you wish to vote in an upcoming election you need to be on the register 12 working days before. If you wish to apply for credit at your new address, credit referencing agencies may check whether the address you give matches the one on the electoral register.
|Car and driving licence
||To change address on your driving licence contact the DVLA via gov.uk. To change the address of a registered vehicle, you will need to fill out section 6 of your registration document (V5C) with your new address and post this to the DVLA. Contact your insurer and breakdown providers too.
||Apply for a new licence and V5C after you move. If you apply online your licence will take about a week to arrive. A new V5C will take around 4 weeks.
|Phone, TV and Broadband
||Contact TV Licencing to let them know your new address. If you subscribe to telephone, broadband, or satellite services check whether they cover your new address. Ofcom have a coverage checker for mobile phones
||You can change the address on your TV licence up to 3 months before you move. Contact your provider as soon as possible as it may take up to 3 weeks to transfer your service.
|Banking, Credit Cards, and other financial matters
||Contact each bank or building society that you hold cards, loans and bank accounts with. Don't forget the kids accounts too. Even if you have told your employer your new address and pay tax through PAYE it is important to update HMRC. This will update your Income Tax, Tax Credits, Child Benefits, Child Trust Fund, National Insurance Contributions and student loan repayments. You can do this via email or post or via the secure portal at gov.uk
||Before you move. Prevent important financial information going to your old address as this could compromise your financial security. Let HMRC know before you have moved, you can advise them of the date you will be contactable at your new address.
||If you need a new GP or dentist in England the NHS has advice on how to register with a GP and how to find your nearest GP. In Scotland, contact NHS24 and the NHS in Wales for a list of local surgeries.
||Before you move. It will take time for your records to transfer to your new surgery. Remember to request repeat prescriptions before moving day.