Microchip Change of Address

How to update your microchip address online

microchip change of address

Microchip Moving House

When moving home there are a thousand things to do, least of which completing your microchip change of address.

We’ll cover how to find out which microchip database you’re pet is registered to and how to update your address online.

As we know, as of 2016 it is a legal requirement to have your pet microchipped. Having the wrong address or contact information registered to your account can become problematic in the event you lose your pet or someone needs to contact you.

So, let’s jump straight in.

How to find your pet's microchip number

Your pet microchip number is an alphanumeric code around 10 digits long that is associated with your pet. This number will easily help you identify and update the details for your pet.

You can usually find this number in a conformation email, paperwork from the purchase/adoption of your animal or even from you vet. Typically, when you register your pet at a veterinary practice they will capture that information for you. This could include:

  • Pet insurance documentation
  • MicroChip database certificat
  • Pet passport (if applicabl
  • Your veterinary surgeon’s database

You may also be able to find it on your pet insurance documentation. The below from pettrac helpful in finding your microchip number.

how do i find my pet microchip number

If you still can’t find your pet’s microchip number you can have your pet scanned by a vet or warden and they will be able to identifiy the number for you.

How to update your microchip address

Now we know your pet microchip number, we can look to complete a microchip change of address. You’ll need to locate which microchip database your pet is registered on first.

You can use SlothMove’s change of address service to find out which microchip database your pet is registered on. Since you’re moving, you will be able to also update your address across all of your accounts (loyalty, charities, council, water etc…) at the same time.

Here’s how to complete your microchop cover change of address:

  • 1) Head over to SlothMove’s home setup platform
  • 2) Enter your details (address, name, when you’re moving) 
  • 3) Choose who you’d like to update (Microchip, Tesco, State Pension, HMRC etc..)
  • 4) Click complete and that’s all 😎  SlothMove will update your address across your accounts and provide next steps for the microchip database

Make your address update simple

SlothMove helps thousands of customers setup their home and change address easily each month. When you move with SlothMove you’re also making an impact as save a patch of South Caribbean rain forest for each move 😊 

How to find out which Microchip database your pet is on

If you don’t know which database your pet is registered to you can find pettrac’s microchip database finder online. You can also use a similar service from petlog, dependant upon your preference.

Once you’ve found out which database your pet is registered on you can then proceed to completing your microchip change of address