Date in a Formal letter

There is a difference when writing Date in a Formal letter between American and British English. Furthermore writing date in Europe varies among countries, in accordance with the adopted standards. In this article we will present all present practices in writing date in a formal letter among different countries.

 

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UNITED KINGDOM (British English)

In United Kingdom, date is being written in the following format [DD Month Year], for example you should write: 31 December 2015.

When writing date in a formal letter, it should be on the top right of the letter page, a line below the address of the sender. It is also accepted to place the date on the top left corner, depending on the style of the letter you are using.

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