Don’t let scammers burst your bubble! The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration offers free resources and tools to help prepare for your move and to protect yourself from moving fraud.
Planning for Your Move
PREPARE FOR YOUR MOVE
DURING YOUR MOVE
AFTER YOUR MOVE
Know Your Rights and Responsibilities
Before moving your household goods interstate, movers are required to give you the Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move booklet and FMCSA’s Ready to Move brochure to help you understand the documents that a mover will ask you to sign, and explains your rights if your household goods are lost or damaged.
Resources to Safeguard Your Move
STEPS TO SELECTING A MOVER
TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL MOVE
MOVERS VS. BROKERS
Stop Moving Scams in their Tracks
- LEARN ABOUT MOVING FRAUD: Thousands of Americans report experiencing moving fraud each year. Our tools and resources can help you avoid becoming a moving fraud victim.
- SPOT THE RED FLAGS: Many dishonest movers use the same tricks to take advantage of movers. Learn how to spot the red flags before its too late.
- FILE A COMPLAINT: FMCSA does not have the authority to resolve claims against a moving company. However, find out how you can file a complaint if you feel you have been a victim of fraud by a moving company or moving broker.
- FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Have questions about an interstate move or moving fraud? Browse these FAQs when you have a household goods move question, as the answer may already be at your fingertips.