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Sample Resignation Letter

This sample resignation letter is simple and straight to the point, with a little gratitude added. See Sample Resignation Letters to choose another.

You may download this sample resignation letter for free and modify it for personal use or just refer to 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 sample resignation letter format displayed below differs slightly from the download version.

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

This sample resignation letter format 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]:

Effective two weeks from the date of this letter, I resign my position as [title].

I've enjoyed working here. Thank you for the opportunities you've provided.


[Sign here]

[Your name, title]

cc [Names for copies]

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