Resignation Letter Sample and Template

Resignation Letter Sample and Template


A resignation letter/strong> or letter of resignation is a document  to announce the author’s intent to leave a position currently held, such as an office, employment or commission.

Most of us almost certainly have to write a resignation at some point in our lives.

A template of a resignation letter is below:

Your First – Last Name
Your Address
City, State, Zip Code
Your Phone Number
Your Email Address

Employer Name
Employer Title
Organization or Company Name
Organization or Company Address
City, State, Zip Code

Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name,

–First Paragraph —
Mention that you are resigning your current position and state when your resignation is effective.

— Middle Paragraph —
(optional) Your resignation letter should thank your employer here, for the opportunities you have had during your employment with the company.

— Final Paragraph —
Conclude your resignation letter (also optional) by offering to assist with the transition.

Respectfully yours,

Handwritten Signature
Typed Signature


A sample of a resignation letter is below:

Adam Smith
455 Larkspur Dr.
California Springs, CA 92926

Mr. Martinson
Production Manager
ABCD Effective Co.
CA 11749

Dear Mr. Martinson,

Please accept this message as notification that I am leaving my position with ABCD Effective Co. November 30.

I appreciate the opportunities I have been given at ABCD and your professional guidance and support. I wish you and the company success in the future.

In accordance with my contract of employment I am happy to continue to work until November 30.
(NOTE: If you not able, or firmly do not wish, to work your notice period, remove the line above.)

Please let me know what to expect as far as my final work schedule, accrued vacation leave, and my employee benefits.

If I can be of assistance during this transition, please let me know.

Respectfully yours,
Adam Smith

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