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Free Microsoft Word Reference Letter Templates

Reference Letter Templates for Microsoft Word Users


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Thomas Barwick

Free Microsoft reference letter template options include general reference letters, letters requesting a reference, letters thanking a reference, and other reference letter samples.

There is a selection of reference letters and other employment letters stored in the Templates/Letters section of Microsoft Word.

To access these letters from your computer:

Open Microsoft Word, then click on:
Templates or New from Template

Click on either:
Templates on Office Online (browse a large selection) or
Templates on My Computer
Reference Letters

To access the templates online:

Visit Microsoft Reference Letter Templates, browse the reference letter templates, then click on the letter title to preview the reference letter sample. Click the Download Now button, then follow the instructions to download the template to your computer.

Use the Template to Create a Customized Letter

Once you have downloaded or opened a cover template file, type over the text in the file to create your own, personalized reference letter.

More Free Microsoft Templates
Microsoft letter templates are available as a free download for Microsoft Word users, or are available within your Word program, to use to create a variety of letters. There are letter templates for cover letters, resignation letters, reference letters, thank you letters, interview letters, and a variety of business letters.

Please Note: Not all templates may work with all versions of Word, so check before you download. There will be a message next to the download button advising if there are restrictions.

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