Work From Home Request Letter [Free Samples]

It’s difficult to approach your boss and ask if you can work from home. Although it may appear that producing a work from home request letter is more challenging, you can use our sample letters as templates.

Sample 1 - work from home request letter

Subject: Work from home leave request due to back pain

Dear Employer’s Name,

This letter is accompanying my medical leave form to inform you that I am requesting to work from home for three weeks from [DATE] to [DATE].

I will be back in the office on [DATE]. I have injured my back in an automobile accident and have been requested by my doctor to stay home for a three-week treatment. Attached is a copy of her instructions.

I have completed the medical leave form required by the company, and according to my contract, I am allowed to take emergency medical leave. You can reach me at 555-123-4567 or a if there are any questions.

Thank you for your kind consideration of my request.


Your Name
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Sample 2 - work from home request letter

Subject: Work from home full-time request

Dear Employer’s Name,

As you know, I’ve been working from home part-time for the past six months. I’ve experienced a boost in productivity, and I’m better able to focus on my professional responsibilities without the distractions of the office.

Is it possible for me to work from home on a regular basis, meeting just when necessary in the office? I’ve enjoyed working with you and your team and look forward to doing so in the future.

Please accept my heartfelt gratitude for taking the time to read this.


Your Name

Sample 3 - work from home request letter

Subject: Work from home request for [Your Full Name]

Hi, [Manager’s Name]:

This email is to inform you that I will be working from home tomorrow, [DATE], due to no childcare. I would, of course, be available through email or phone if you need me.

Thank you for your understanding,

[Your Full Name]

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