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How to Change Your Address When Moving (Part 1)

Once you know your new address, you can theoretically start letting people know about it. Once you have actually completed your move, you really should! But how to change your address when moving? This is what today’s post (part 1) is all about!

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The United States Postal Service –

As it’s the case with many administrative tasks, you can do this fully online: USPS offers you an address change option via their website. There are also Premium Forwarding Services available so that you can continue to receive mail from senders who are not yet aware of your address change.

If you are not comfortable with doing all of this online, you can of course also visit your local post office. There you can get their free “Mover’s Guide” that includes the PS Form 3575 that you need to fill out.

Any questions? Visit the USPS Change of Address FAQs.

Drivers License and Vehicle Registration (Florida)

The easiest way to change the address on your driver’s license is online via the DMV’s “Virtual Office.” This needs to be done within 30 days of moving. Of course, you can also visit your local DMV office.

You can also find further information on the website of the FLHSMV (Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.)


Yes, the Internal Revenue Service needs to know where you live. You have several options to notify the IRS of your address change. This needs to be done in writing, either by letter or form (Form 8822 and/or Form 8822-B (for businesses.) Depending on the timing, it can also be taken care of in the course of filing your tax return. You can find instructions on their website.

From your old home to your new address: We take care of your move!

Check back in with us for our next blog post (part 2) for more information about where and how to change your address when moving!

We at Brothers EZ Moving offer you a variety of moving services to make your relocation as easy as possible. Interested to learn more? Give us a call or send us a message!


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