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Resignation Letter Sample

This free resignation letter sample is formal, simple and straight to the point. See Sample Resignation Letters to choose another.

You may download, personalize and otherwise modify this free resignation letter sample for personal use or just use it as an example to write one of your own. It's an RTF file format, which is compatible with most word processors (such as Microsoft® Word) and safe to download.

But first, please read the Important notice below. It includes the download link.

Because of differences in the way that Web browsers and word processors display pages, the format of the resignation letter sample displayed below differs slightly from the download version.

If you copy and paste this resignation letter sample from your screen instead of downloading it, the format might not stay intact.

The format of this resignation letter sample is in full-block, business-letter style. But when emailing your resignation letter, it doesn't necessarily need to be quite as formally formatted.

For example, you could delete the letterhead, date and recipient's address if you want, because an email will automatically include informal equivalents. It's a good idea to keep at least the salutation (Dear...) and complimentary close (Sincerely...), but you can change them to your preference.

[Your Name]
[Street • City • State • Zip Code]
[Phone # • Fax phone # • Messages phone # • Email]


[Date today]


[Recipient's name]
[Company name]

Dear [Recipient's name]:

I hereby tender my resignation from [Company name], effective [date].


[Sign here]

[Your name, title]

cc [Names for copies]

Important! You may download (or copy) this resignation letter sample only for personal use. Reprinting this resignation letter sample in whole or part in any media without expressed, written permission, is a violation of international copyright laws, even if it's for noncommercial use. does not tolerate copyright infringement and aggressively pursues violators through legal means. Copyright infringement carries stiff penalties. has made no expressed or implied guarantees, warranties, or other representations of any kind about the results of your using this free resignation letter sample to resign from a job. If you use this free resignation letter sample, you do so at your sole risk.

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