Learn how to write application letter for leave of absence from office with the below tips.
Letter of Leave of absence is an application written when you’re about taking a leave from work. Leave of absence can be different forms which may include;
- Causal leave
- Annual leave
- Maternity leave
- Study leave
- Travel leaves
- Sabbatical leave
- 2, 4, 7 days leave etc.
Whichever form of leave of absence you’re taking, the format for writing the application letter always follows the same style. Let’s take a look at some helpful tips for writing application for leave of absence
Helpful Tips for writing application for leave of absence
- ADDRESS – your address and employer’s address must be written properly.
Example, Your address; Plot 113 Aminu Crescent, Garaki, Abuja. 20th January,2019.
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Your employer’s address
The Manager Apex Investment Nigeria Limited P. M. B 1083, Apapa Lagos State
- Salutation – Dear (Sir/Ma)
- Title of the application – RE: LEAVE OF ABSENCE
- Body of the Letter – In the body of the leave letter, state the date you will be leaving and your return date. You can equally include a reference to what you will be doing while you are away; if you like be sure to mention what steps you have taken to ensure that your work-related duties will be covered in your absence. If other workers will be taking over your duties, mention them by name and send them a copy of your leave of absence letter as well.
Sample Application Letter Format for Leave of Absence
This letter will confirm that I will be away from the office of a leave of absence starting on (date) to (date) during this, I will be (state what you will be doing during your time away from work-volunteering for a certain organization, on maternity leave using the time to recover from surgery or illness, serving in the military on a sabbatical, etc)
In my absence, my file/client/duties will be undertaken or assigned to (name of individuals or department, also state how you can be contacted during your absence by phone or e-mail). I understand that during this time, I will continue to responsible for the employee portion of my health benefit.
Your name and date.
Your phone number(s)
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Follow the above application format to write your own Application for Leave of Absence. All you need to do is copy and edit the wisely.