Application for leave of absence

Example 1:
Write an application for leave of absence due to fever (from school)
The Principal
School Name
School Address
Subject: Application for Leave of Absence due to Fever
Dear Sir/Madam,
I am writing to inform you that I am suffering from a fever. on the advice of my doctor, I need to take a period of leave from school to recover from my illness.
In order to fully recover from my illness, I have been advised to take [number of days] off from school.
I kindly request your permission to be granted a leave of absence from [start date] to [end date].
I apologize for any inconvenience my absence may cause and appreciate your understanding and consideration of my situation.
Thank you for your understanding and support.
[Your Name]
[Your Roll/Student ID]
Example 2:
Write an application for leave of absence due to sickness (from school)
01 September, 2023
The principle
Noakhali Government collage
Maijdee court, Noakhali.
Subject: Application for leave of absence.
Dear Sir,
With due respect, I beg to inform you that I am a regular student of class 10 in your school. Recently I could not attend school from 10 to 15 August because of my sickness.
I, therefore, pray and hope that you would be kind enough to grant me a leave of absence for these days and oblige me thereby.
Your most obedient pupil
Azhar Sumon
Roll: 15
Example 3:
Write an application for leave of absence due to sister’s marriage (from office)
[Your Name]
[Your Job Title]
[Manager’s Name]
[Company Name]
[Company Address]
Subject: Application for Leave of Absence Due to Sister’s Marriage
Dear [Manager’s Name],
I hope this letter finds you well. I am writing to formally request a leave of absence from [start date] to [end date] in order to attend and participate in my sister’s wedding, which is scheduled to take place on [wedding date]. I understand the importance of my responsibilities at work and assure you that I will make all necessary arrangements to ensure a smooth workflow during my absence.
I believe that this is a significant family event that requires my presence and active participation. As my sister’s wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion, I would like to request your understanding and support in granting me the time off to celebrate this joyous occasion with my family.
I apologize for any inconvenience my absence may cause and will do my best to ensure a smooth transition period. I am confident that the team can handle any challenges that may arise during my leave, and I will return with renewed dedication and focus.
Thank you for considering my leave request. I would greatly appreciate your approval.
Please feel free to contact me at [your phone number] or [your email address] if you require any further information or need to discuss this matter in detail.
Thank you for your understanding and support.
[Your Name]
[Your Employee ID]
[Your Contact Information]

Application Format for leave of absence

[Principal/Supervisor’s Name]
[School/Organization Name]
[School/Organization Address]
Main Body:
  • Introduce the Purpose
  • Specify Dates and Duration
  • Provide Reason for Absence
  • Supporting Documentation
  • Express Gratitude
Contact Information:

How to write a leave of absence application?

Writing a leave application for absence involves several key elements to ensure clarity and professionalism. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to write an effective leave application:
Step 1: Heading
At the top left corner of the page, include the date, Principal’s Name
School Name, and School Address.
Step 2: Subject: 
just below the heading, write about the Application subject or Purpose. Express what is the Purpose of this application.
Step 3: Salutation
Start with a formal salutation, addressing the person (“Dear sir/madam or Recipient’s Name”).
Step 4: Introduce the Purpose
Begin the body of the letter by clearly stating the purpose of the letter. In this case, explain that you are writing to request a leave of absence.
Step 5: Specify Dates and Duration
State the exact dates of your intended leave, including the starting and ending dates. Mention the duration of the leave as well (e.g., “I am requesting a leave of absence from [start date] to [end date], for a total of [number] days.”).
Step 6: Provide Reason for Absence
Explain the reason for your absence briefly and clearly. If it’s for personal, medical, family-related, or other reasons, provide enough context.
Step 7: Supporting Documentation
If required, mention that you have attached any necessary supporting documents, such as medical certificates, to validate your leave request.
Step 8: Express Gratitude
Thank the recipient for considering your request and understanding your situation.
Step 9: Closing
End the application with a closing phrase such as “Sincerely” or “Best regards,” followed by your name and signature.
Step 10: Contact Information
Include your contact information, such as your phone number and email address, beneath your signature.
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