Sample letter of leave of absence from work

In this post we have provided you a sample of a Formal letter of leave of absence from work. The letter is actually a formal request for a leave of absence from work/or from meeting, due to vice major circumstances/personal reasons.

Please bear in mind that every company has its own rules and policies regarding absence and leave allowance. However, most of the companies request from their employees to submit letter of leave of absence from work, in order to keep the written record that employee has requested the leave of absence from work.

Leave of absence letter to employer has to be send if you are requesting a leave from the employer if you had to take the day of uncertified sick leave, or you have requested special leave, like a day off to take the exam, resolve some family emergency, or similar.


Your name and surname




Name and Surname

Professional title/position




Subject: Formal request letter for a leave of absence

Dear Mr./Ms. Surname:

This letter is a formal request for a leave of absence, in regard to our meeting yesterday. As we discussed, I would like to ask for a leave of absence from November 2 through December 4. I will return to work on December 5

I kindly ask you to inform me if you can meet my request. Please do not hesitate to ask for any further information.

I am very grateful for your consideration in providing me with this opportunity for personal leave.

Sincerely yours,

Personal Signature

Name and Surname