Royal Mail Change of Address

How to complete your Royal Mail Change of Address

Royal Mail Change of Address​
Royal Mail Change of Address​

Royal Mail Change of Address

If you’re moving home you may wish to complete a Royal Mail change of address.

The phrase ‘updating your address with Royal Mail’ is a bit of a misnomer. What we’re often talking about either updating our address across all of our accounts, or setting-up a Royal Mail redirection.

In this article we will cover:

  • o How to set-up a Royal Mail re-direction online & how much it costs
  • o How to update your address online across all of your accounts simultaneously (the alternative) 
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And with that in mind, let’s jump straight in!

Royal Mail Change of Address UK​

Royal Mail Change of Address UK

To complete a Royal Mail change of address within the UK you have to follow a few simple steps.

The re-direction is handy because it will forward your mail directly to you desired address. However, this does come at a charge. The other issue with doing it this way is that it doesn’t solve the problem at the root – ie, telling your companies & institutions that you’ve moved.

With SlothMove, you can now update your address across all of your businesses & institutions online. SlothMove can help you change address with  DVLA, HMRC, NHS, Boots, Tesco, Charities etc…

It’s completely free to use and takes just under 5 minutes to complete. It is the simplest way to to update your address.

Royal Mail Change of Address Online​

Royal Mail Change of Address Online

If you would like to set-up a re-direction as well you can change your address online with Royal Mail. The pricing for a Royal Mail change of address our as follows:

  • 3 months: £33.99 (£8 for an additional person)
  • 6 months: £46.99 (£9 for an additional person)
  • 12 months: £66.99 (£10 for an additional person)
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If you would like to set-up your Royal Mail redirection we can help you do so. You can also let all of your companies know that you’re changing address also. Click below to get started:

How Do I Change Address With Royal Mail?​

How Do I Change Address With Royal Mail?

When on Royal Mail’s redirection platform they will verify your identity whilst you’re completing your form to ensure that it’s really you. 

To complete your Royal Mail change of address follow these simple steps:

  • o Head over to SlothMove’s moving home platform
  • o Provide information such as your name, previous address and new address
  • o Select who needs to know you’re moving (HMRC, DVLA, Boots etc..) and what services you’d like to set-up (Royal Mail rediection, energy, home care etc…)
  • o Click complete and SlothMove will update your address automatically across your companies and provide you with a link for any next steps

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get my mail redirected to a new address?

To get your mail sent to your new address it is best to update your address with them directly. You can get your mail redirected to a new address by using SlothMove’s online change of address service. Visit SlothMove, enter your info, select who needs to now you’re moving home and we take care of the rest. We will reach-out if there’s anything else you need to do.

Can you redirect mail free of charge UK?

You can redirect mail free of charge by completing an address change across all of your accounts. This can now be done online, for free. With SlothMove’s change of address service you simply select who needs to know you’re moving and SlothMove will update your address automatically.

Do I have to pay to redirect mail?

If you want to redirect your mail with Royal Mail you will pay based on a 3, 6 or 12 month redirection window. However, you can actually do this for free by updating a ll of your companies simultaneously using SlothMove’s online change of address service.

What happens if I don't change my address?

If you don’t change your address, whether a Royal Mail change of address or otherwise, you leave a building paper trail at your previous address, will miss potentially important communications and will lose contact with your key businesses and institutions. Changing your address across all accounts in easy and SlothMove can help you do that online with a few minutes.

How to Complete Your Royal Mail Change of Address ​

How to Complete Your Royal Mail Change of Address

After completing this article you should have a clear understanding on how to complete a Royal Mail change of address. As we have discussed, you can pay for a redirection across 3, 6 or 12 months. You can also use an online change of address service in SlothMove and update your address with the companies directly themselves. In either case it’s important to update your address across all accounts to make sure your mail gets to where it is supposed to.

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