Buying or Selling your House in Western Newfoundland and Labrador

Address Change Checklist

June 14th, 2016
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There is nothing like receiving a handwritten note from a loved one, delivered the old fashioned way directly to your mailbox. Sure, bills, letters, cards and more can easily and more efficiently be accessed online, but where is the fun in that?

You have nearly reached the end of your home buying journey, and although the road has been long and winding, you have reached the final stage! Your fingers are itching to dive into unpacking and settling into your new home, but first you need to let your family, friends, companies, and government agencies know where they can reach you.

For family and friends, you can easily send a change of address card via mail or email, but there are a few more steps when it comes to informing government agencies.

  • Click here to change your address with the Canada Revenue Agency
  • Contact your local Ministry of Health and Ministry of Transportation to find out how to change your address on your health card and drivers license.
  • You can easily change your address by visiting the Canada Post website or at your local post office.
  • If applicable, it is important to change your address for the Employment Insurance program that you can easily do here.

This may seem like a daunting task, but fortunately, we have a tool that will help! Our Change of Address Notification Worksheet will help you ensure that the right people are informed, and no one is left behind. Once everyone has been informed, you can go back to unpacking and organizing, and can rest easy knowing that your friends and family will be able to easily find you to wish you well in your new home.

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