How to Write Letter of Resignation

Writing Resignation letterFind out ⇒ how to write Letter of Resignation if you’re quitting your Job.

Letter of resignation or resignation letter is usually written when quitting a particular job.

When you are resigning from a particular job, it is proper protocol to provide your employer with a formal resignation letter for your employee file which must be brief and simple focused to the point.

Organizations like banks will expect you to write your resignation letter in form of internal memorandum. In that case, you may need the organizational letter header, Ref. Number and date.

Again, you may need to tender your resignation letter two weeks prior to the time you to want leave the organization/company. The time to serve your resignation letter is usually stated at the contract of service. So, you have to take all these into considerations when writing letter of resignation.

Follow the format below to write your own letter of resignation. You can edit my sample accordingly to draft your own resignation letter.

Format for writing letter of resignation

Having taken into consideration, the nature of the organization/company you’re working with and their rules of resignation; seen in their contract of service. The format of writing letter of resignation follows the general pattern of writing application letter;


  • Your names
  • Your address
  • Date


Johnson Patrick Nebechukwu

37 Dicktiger Street,


2nd September, 2019.


  • Organization address


The Manager,

Deotex Investment limited,




  • Salutation



  • Title


Letter of Resignation


  • The Body (content of the letter)

The purpose of this letter is to announce my resignation for Deotex Investment limited effective (2) two weeks from this date.

This was not an easy decision to make on my part, the part 5 years having rewarding. I have enjoyed working for you and managing a very successful team dedicated to a quality manufactured product delivered on time.

I have accepted a position in a new manufacturing company, this opportunity will give me the chance to grow professionally and also a few miles from my house.

I wish you and the company all the best.

Yours sincerely,

Johnnson Ndu.

Sample of Resignation Letter

Letter of Resignation
Letter of Resignation

                          Hanson Benedictus Val

                          37 Bonaventure Street,

                         Independence Layout,


                    2nd October, 2019.

The Manager,

Keystone bank limited,

Okpara Avenue,



Letter of Resignation

I write to notify you of my resignation in Keystone bank limited, effective (3) three weeks from this date (2nd October, 2019).

This decision wasn’t an easy one for me.  The 6years I have worked with Keystone bank limited was highly rewarding. I have enjoyed working for you and with highly dedicated team to give a timely customers’ care services.

I currently accepted a position in a new financial institution, this opportunity will give me the chance to foster my career and grow professionally. In addition, this new financial institution is a few miles from my house.

I wish you and the company all the best.

Yours sincerely,

Johnnson Onovo

Edit the above sample of Resignation Letter appropriately, to get your own Letter of Resignation which can submit to your employer when quitting your job.

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