A request letter for work from home due to personal reasons should include the following elements:
1. A clear and polite request to work from home, explaining the reasons why you are making the request
2. The dates during which you would like to work from home
3. Any specific requirements or accommodations that you may need in order to effectively work from home
4. An assurance that your work will not be impacted and that you will maintain the same level of productivity as when working in the office
5. A statement of appreciation for the company’s understanding and consideration of your request
Here are two samples of a request letter for work from home due to personal reasons:
Sample 1 - work from home due to personal reasons email
Subject: Request for Work from Home
Dear [Manager’s Name],
I am writing to respectfully request the opportunity to work from home due to personal reasons. Specifically, I am currently dealing with a family health issue that requires me to be at home during the day.
I would like to request to work from home for the next two weeks, starting on [date].
I understand that this may cause some inconvenience and I want to assure you that I am fully committed to maintaining the same level of productivity as when working in the office.
I am willing to set flexible hours if needed, to ensure that there is minimal impact on my team and the company.
I have made arrangements to have access to all the necessary tools and resources required to continue working remotely.
I also understand that it’s important to be available for any questions or concerns that may arise while working from home.
I would like to express my appreciation for your understanding and consideration of my request. I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.
Sample 2 - work from home due to personal reasons email
Subject: Request for Remote Work
Dear [Manager’s Name],
I am writing to request your permission to work remotely for the next four weeks, starting on [date]. I recently have to moved to a different city, and due to some unforeseen personal reasons, I won’t be able to commute to the office.
I understand that this may cause some inconvenience and I assure you that I have set up all the necessary tools and equipment to continue working efficiently and effectively, I am ready to have a schedule align with my team in the office if necessary.
I am confident that I can maintain the same level of productivity while working remotely.
I appreciate your understanding and consideration of my request. I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.
NOTE: Please consider that any company has different policies and procedures, This is a general format of request letter.
it’s best to check with your HR department or supervisor for specific guidance on what format and information is required for your request.