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Rejecting Reference Requests

How to reject a request for a reference or letter of recommendation, plus examples of letters and email messages to use to decline the request.

How to Reject a Recommendation Request
Here's how to politely decline a request for a reference, plus sample letters and email messages to decline requests for references and recommendation letters.

Reference Request Rejection Letter Sample
Sample letter rejecting someone's request for a reference.

Email Reference Request Rejection
Sample email rejecting someone's request for a reference for employment.

LinkedIn Reference Request Rejection
Sample LinkedIn message rejecting someone's request for a reference.

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