A leave letter is written to inform your leave from school, absence from office, etc. for some reason. When you want a holiday from office, the leave letter should be sent to the employer or the human resource department as the case may be. With this letter, you are informing your manager about your absence in office. Make sure you include the dates you will not be present in the office and also that you will be completing all the work before the leaves. Parents write leave letter to the school on behalf of their child seeking permission to leave for any personal reason.
In case, you are handing over the work to someone else; please mention that in your account.
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Tips to write a sample leave letter:
- Keep it very formal
- Include all the necessary details
- Mention the genuine reason for taking leave
- the tone of the letter should be polite
- Check for any Grammar or spelling mistakes
Sample leave letter template:
Subject: Sample leave letter
This letter a fromal letter to inform you about ________________________(mention the reason). I am away from work ________________(mention date). I will be back from_____________( return date).
Currently I am working on ______________(mention project you are working on). I promise to complete the project before I take leave. In my absence, ________________(name of person who is capable of completing your work) will complete my work. Or for any other query, you can mail me _____________________(email id).
Thank you so much for considering my leave. In case of any work emergency, you can contact me at ___________ (contact number).
A sample of leave letter
Here is a sample of leave letter for office.
Joshua C. Callender
345 Melville Street
Memphis, TN 38118
19th December 2009
Jewell G. Huckins
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Subject: application for leave
Dear Jewell G. Huckins,
With due respect, I wish to inform you that owing to a family dispute arising back in my native village I cannot be available in the office from 12 March 2009 to 20 March 2009.
Due to this sudden family crisis, I am forced to visit my village and assist my family. My presence is vital and essential on occasion.
Kindly grant me three days leave from 12 March 2009to 20 March 2009 in this regard.
Joshua C. Callender
subject: Leave letter
Respected Ms. Divya,
This is a formal letter of request for my leave. There is an emergency in my native place, and I have to leave immediately. I will be back in 4 days. I will leave tomorrow, i.e., 25th September and I will be away till 29th September. I will be back on the 30th of September.
At present, I am working on the XYZ project, and Mr. ram is helping me in it. For any query regarding the project, you can contact Mr. Ram.
Thankyou for considering my leave. In case of any work emergency, contact me on 99094565152.