Letter of Resignation Sample

It is always important to leave on good terms. Whether you receive an offer for a new and exciting opportunity, want to venture out on your own, or just need a sabbatical, a Letter of Resignation is a formal and professional way to inform your employer of your intention and reason(s) for resignation. Take a look at our sample below, to get an idea of what yours will look like.

Your Letter of Resignation clearly informs your employer of your intention to resign from your current position of employment. As our sample shows, the intention should be clear and transparent in explaining the reasons for resignation.

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What does the Letter of Resignation Cover?

Our Letter of Resignation includes clauses setting out:

  • Intention of resignation;
  • Employment contract details; and
  • Reason(s) for resignation.

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James Miotto

James Miotto

James is a Paralegal, working in our content team, which aims to provide free legal guides to facilitate public access to legal resources. With a passion for commercial law, his research focuses on small businesses, and how they can navigate convoluted legal procedures.