Leaving Suddenly? Here’s How to Write an Immediate Resignation Letter

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Learn how to write an immediate resignation letter. Use our sample immediate resignation letters as templates for your impressive resignation letter.

Sample 1 - Immediate Resignation Letter Due To Illness

[Date]

[Manager’s Name]
[Manager’s Title]
[Company Name]

Dear [Mr./Ms. Name of Manager]:

Please accept this letter of resignation from the position of [Job Title], effective tomorrow.

Most of you already know the reason I am leaving is due to my recent cancer diagnosis that will require extended treatment and recovery. I have enjoyed working at [Name of Company] and will miss my colleagues.

If there is anything I can do even after I leave to further any projects, please don’t hesitate to ask me. I can be reached at [phone number] or [email address].

Sincerely,

[Your Name]

Sample 2 - Immediate Resignation Letter For Personal Reasons

[Date]

[Name of Manager]
[Title of Manager]
[Name of Company]

Dear [Mr./Ms. Name of Manager]:

Please accept this letter of resignation from the position of [Job Title] due to personal reasons. My last day will be tomorrow.

I appreciate the professional development and growth from [Name of Company], and in particular, from you. Your mentoring support has encouraged me, and I hope that we will continue our relationship.

I wish you, and [Name of Company] continued growth and success in the future.

Sincerely,

[Your Name]

Sample 3 - Immediate Resignation Letter Due To Family Illness

[Date]

[Manager’s Name]
[Manager’s Title]
[Company Name]

Dear [Mr./Ms. Name of Manager]:

Please accept this letter of resignation from the position of [Job Title], effective tomorrow.

Most of you already know the reason I am leaving is due to my mother’s battle with stage 4 cancer. I have enjoyed working at [Name of Company] and will miss my colleagues. 

If there is anything I can do even after I leave to further any projects, please don’t hesitate to ask me. I can be reached at [phone number] or [email address].

Sincerely, 

[Your Name]

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