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Things to do when you move house?

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When you leave an accommodation you must

• Inform the electricity supply companies (unless your electricity is paid by your landlord, as part of your tenancy) so they know you are not using these facilities anymore
• Inform the landline phone company
• Inform the cable TV company and the TV licensing authority
• Inform the local Rates Office, if you pay the rates.

You can contact the Post Office and ask that you mail be redirected to your new address. There is a cost for this service. 
Once you have moved into your new accommodation, you must communicate your new address to

• The local Rate’s Office (unless you are renting and your council tax is paid by your landlord, as part of your tenancy) 
• The gas/electricity/water supply companies (unless your gas/electricity/water is paid by your landlord, as part of your tenancy)
• If you have a UK driving licence or own a car registered and taxed in the UK, you MUST inform DVLA of your change of address – failing to do so could result in a £1000 fine
• The Car Insurance Company
• The landline phone company if you want a phone line
• The mobile phone company
• The Job Centre and HMRC if you are on benefits or receiving tax credits
• Your bank or building society
• The cable TV company and the TV licensing authority
• The local GP Surgery.
• The hospital. (if you are undergoing treatment)