Resignation letters are submitted to the management when an employee wants to resign from the job. The reason for leaving the job is explained in the resignation letter. As a request is being made, the tone of the letter should be polite and straightforward. There should not be any grammatical or other errors in the letter as it gives a bad impression about the employee. Make sure to thank them for the things you learned and mention that you had a great time working there.
You can also specify names for any gratitude towards any of your boss/mates. Keeping in mind that the letter is formal, you can also suggest a few things but with a polite tone. Following are some tips on how to write a thank you letter/mail, make sure you keep these points in mind while writing. Also, there is a sample letter and mail to help you while writing and you may also download the pdf and .doc files to complete your work even quicker.
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Sample Resignation Letter Format Writing Tips
- It is better to check the letter twice after drafting and before sending it to the concerned person.
- The language should be simple and easy to understand.
- The content should be straightforward and precise.
- It is a good idea to tell them that you had a great time working there.
Sample Resignation Letter Format Template
Use our free Sample Resignation Letter Format to help you get started. If you need additional help or more examples check out some of the sample letters below.
______________ (Your name)
______________ (Your address)
Date:____________(date of writing the letter)
__________ (employee’s name)
__________ (employee’s address)
Dear Mr. /Ms__________ (name of the concerned person),
This letter is to inform you that I am submitting my resignation from the post of__________(mention post) with effect from________(mention date).
I am resigning because ……………………………(cite reasons); I have decided to utilize this opportunity and hence resigning from the job.
The time I spent here at this company is very memorable. I am fortunate to have had a supportive team who helped me achieve several targets successfully. The management always encourages the employees to accept new challenges. I am thankful for the management and all my colleagues who made my stay in this company a very comfortable one.
Please accept my resignation and inform me if there are any other formalities to be completed.
Looking forward to hearing from you,
_____________ (Your name)
Ram Infotech Ltd.,
1st October 2013
Mr. Sharad Joshi,
Ram Infotech Ltd.,
Dear Mr. Joshi,
This letter is to inform you that I am resigning from the post of web designer from our company with effect from 1st November 2013. As mentioned in the company policy I am giving one month notice period.
I got an opportunity to study abroad. I want to pursue an MS degree from one of the best Universities in the US. My application to the Yale University has been approved, and I have to join in December. In this context, I am submitting my resignation.
I had a wonderful time at our company with my colleagues. They are very supportive and helped in many ways. The management always encourages its employees to take up new challenges. I have learned a lot during this period of my two-year tenure in the company.
Please inform me if there are any other formalities to be completed.
Here is an example of a mail to be written to help you write with ease.
Subject: Resignation letter.
Dear Ms/Mr. ____________(name of the concerned person),
This is to inform you that the company has accepted your resignation; with effect from 31 March 2010.
All the services provided by the company to you will be terminated from the said date. The insurance policy provided by the company to you will also be terminated, and you may not enjoy the further coverage under it. You may pay all your dues in various departments and take clearance from them.
It was the company’s pleasure to have you like our staff and enjoy your services for the last five years. It is the company‘s loss that a person of your caliber and experience is leaving us and it will be difficult to replace it.
We thank you for your contributions towards the growth of the organization and wish you all the very best in your future endeavor.