[Sample] Letter of Intent to Retire

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Learn how to write a letter of intent to retire. Use our sample letter of intent to retire as a template for your retirement letter.

Sample Letter Of Intent To Retire

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]


[Name of Employer]
[Name of Company]
[Address of Company]
[City, State, Zip Code]

RE: Retirement

Dear [Name of Employer]:

This letter is a formal notice of my intent to retire in one month from my position of [Name of Position] in [Name of Company] on [DATE]. I have worked at [Name of Company] for the past [15 years] and appreciate the opportunities for professional development I received from the management.

I enjoyed great job satisfaction over the years and will miss coming in to work every day. I would like to express my gratitude to everyone in my department for the understanding, cooperation and support during the [15 years] I worked here.

I am looking forward to my retirement, and the chance to live in my cabin on the shores of Lake Tahoe. If I can be of any assistance during the next month, I would be happy to help.

I can always be reached at [Phone Number] and [Email Address] if I can be of service after I’ve retired.


[Your Name]

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