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Leave of Absence Letter Example

How to Write a Leave of Absence Letter for Personal Reasons


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This leave of absence example letter provides a written request for a leave of absence from work for personal reasons.

Letter Example Requesting a Leave of Absence From a Job

Your Name
Your Address
Your City, State, Zip Code
Your Phone Number


City, State, Zip Code

Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name:

I would like to request a thirty day leave of absence for personal reasons. If possible, I would like to leave work on July 1 and return on August 1.

If approved, I will be traveling during this time period, but I would be glad to assist with any questions via email or phone.

Thank you very much for your consideration.


Your Signature (hard copy letter)

Your Typed Name

More Absence Excuse Letters
Employees may need to provide an excuse letter when they miss time from work to interview or for other reasons. You may need to request a leave of absence in writing. Here are more sample excuse letters can be edited to fit your personal circumstances.

Please Note: This sample is provided for guidance only. The provided information, including samples and examples, is not guaranteed for accuracy or legality. Letters and other correspondence should be edited to fit your personal situation.

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