When requesting a one-hour leave from work, clarity, and politeness are key. Clearly state your name, designation, and reason for the leave. Specify the duration of the leave and provide a brief explanation for the request. Express gratitude for the consideration of your request.

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Sample Request Letter for One-Hour Leave

The HR Manager,
__________ (Name of the Company)
__________ (Company’s Address)

Date: __/__/____ (Date)

Subject: Request for one-hour leave

Respected Sir/ Madam,

With due respect, I would like to inform that I am working as __________ (designation) of __________ (department) in your reputed company for last _______ (duration) having employee ID _______ (employee ID).

I am writing this letter to ask for your permission for one hour off from my duties on __/__/____ (date). I would like to inform you that I ________ (reason for leave) for one hour, from __:__ (time) till __:__ (time) the reason behind the same is ____________ (reason – have to visit doctor/ have an appointment / any other). The timing would be strictly between __:__ (time) to __:__ (time).

I believe you would consider this as a genuine request and I shall be highly obliged for your kind approval.

Thanking you,
________ (Signature),
________ (Name),
________ (Contact Number)

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  1. Is it necessary to specify the reason for a one-hour leave request?
    • Yes, providing a brief explanation for the leave request helps HR managers understand the purpose and assess the urgency.
  2. Should the exact time of departure and return be mentioned in the request letter?
    • Yes, specifying the duration of the leave ensures clarity and helps in scheduling work accordingly.
  3. How should I address the recipient of the letter?
    • It's appropriate to address the HR manager or relevant authority with "Respected Sir/Madam" or "Dear Sir/Madam."
  4. Is it important to express gratitude in the leave request letter?
    • Yes, expressing gratitude shows professionalism and appreciation for the recipient's consideration of your request.
  5. Can I mention my contact number in the leave request letter?
    • Yes, providing your contact number allows the HR manager to reach you for any clarification or confirmation regarding your request.

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