When writing a request letter asking for permission for absence from work, it's important to maintain clarity and politeness. Clearly state your name, department, the date of absence, duration, and reason. Express gratitude for the consideration and assure your commitment to catch up on missed work.

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Letter Requesting Permission for Absence from Work

HR Manager,
________________ (Name of the Company)
________________ (Address)

Date: __/__/_____ ( Date)

_____________ (Name of the Employee)
_____________ (Department)

Subject: Request for absence from work from _______

Respected Sir/Madam,

This is to bring in your concern that I am ____________ (Name of the Employee). I need an exemption from work on _________ (Date) for __________ (Number of Hours) because of _________ (some personal reason/any other reason).

I would hereby like to inform you that it is an unavoidable event, so I request you to please exempt me from that day. I promise to deliver and cover all the works assigned to me on time once I resume work.

Look forward to your kind consideration.

Yours Thankfully/Sincerely/Obediently/Faithfully,
_____________ (Name of the Employee)
_____________ (Signature)

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  1. What information should I include in a letter requesting permission for absence from work?
    • Include your name, department, date of absence, duration, reason for absence, and assurance to catch up on work.
  2. How should I address the recipient of the letter?
    • Address the HR manager respectfully as "Respected Sir/Madam" or "Dear Sir/Madam."
  3. Is it important to mention the reason for absence in the letter?
    • Yes, clearly state the reason for your absence to provide context to your request.
  4. Should I express gratitude in the letter?
    • Yes, it's courteous to thank the recipient for considering your request and understanding your situation.
  5. Do I need to assure that I will catch up on missed work?
    • Yes, it's important to reassure the employer of your commitment to complete any pending tasks upon your return to work.

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