Resignation Letter Samples & Templates

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Resignation Letter Template


Make sure you follow standard procedure when you hand in your formal resignation and that you part on good terms with your employer by handing in a resignation letter.

If you’re able to work your full notice, then you’ll want to use the following template. It clarifies the date you’re leaving (which should be in accordance with the notice set out in your contract), thanks the company, and lets them know that you’re willing to help with the transition (e.g. training your replacement or finishing on-going projects).

You can download this resignation letter template as a Word document, or PDF file. Alternatively, copy the text below and paste into your text editing program.


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Resignation Letter Example

[Your Name]


[Company name]

[Company address] 
Dear [Name of Recipient],

I am writing to notify you of my formal resignation from my role as [Job Title] at [Company Name].

As my contract requires that I give [amount of time specified] my last day will be [date].

Thank you for all of the opportunities for professional and personal development presented to me during my time here. I’ve enjoyed working for you, and appreciate the support provided me during my time at the company. If there is anything I can do to help with the transition, please do let me know.

Thank you.


______________ (signature)

[Your Name]