Announce a Change of Address • Letter Templates and Guide

Guide

1Announce your plans to move, including the date, your new address and, if necessary, your present address.
2If you wish to cancel an account or service due to the move, specifically state your desire.

Tips

Post offices provide change-of-address cards, but you may wish to write a letter if the notice contains confidential information. You may also use this letter to cancel services.

Example Letter #1

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On March 31, I will move to

648 Maple Lane

Springfield, Kansas 12345

I will miss your friendly service. Please forward my last bill to my new address.

Example Letter #2

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Please note that my address will be changing. The old address is

648 Maple Lane

Centerville, KS 12346

and the new address will be

1600 Main St.

Springfield, KS 12345

We have appreciated the service you have provided for us, but we will need to cancel our account. We will be opening a new account closer to our home in Springfield. Please forward all statements to the new address after July 8.

Example Letter #3

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We are moving. Our new address is:

Jane and John Doe

648 Maple Lane

Centerville, KS 12346

Please transfer our account to your Centerville office and update your mailing list.

Example Letter #4

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Just a note to all of our friends and family to let you know that our new home is finally done and we will be moving into it in time for Christmas. Please note our new address:

648 Maple Lane

Springfield, Kansas 12345

We look forward to celebrating the holidays in our new place and invite you to join us at an open house Saturday, December 28, 3:00-6:00 p.m. We hope you will share the spirit of Christmas with us.