Withdrawal Letter

A withdrawal letter is written to express an applicant’s intention to withdraw or terminate his/her ongoing application to an institution, company or organisation. Events in our life are often unpredictable and very often they force us to rethink our choices and decisions. A withdrawal letter will help us to redirect and reorient the course we originally intended to take and pursue a different path.

A withdrawal letter is often written in a professional or academic context. It can be written by a student who does not wish to enrol in a particular institution or course; a consumer can also write this or client who seeks to withdraw from a business contract or it could be written by an employee who wants to withdraw from a job application.

In the educational sector, as mentioned earlier, a student or parent may write a letter of withdrawal from school or from college, if they or their children are unable to purse a specific course.

Within the context of job applications, if we have applied to a variety of jobs, we are often faced with the task of having to reject one position in favour of another. In this situation we write letter of withdrawal to the company so that they won’t follow up on that application. A withdrawal letter is issued so as to make clear an individual’s unavailability for job prospects.

It can even work in the opposite way in the event of a resignation withdrawal. Suppose certain circumstance force an individual to tender a resignation letter to his/her employer, but within a short time those circumstances change, then the employee may write a resignation withdrawal letter expressing a desire to continue working there.

Employers and academic professional may greatly appreciate a withdrawal letter from a candidate because it leaves them free to consider other genuine applicants.

Tips for writing a letter of withdrawal :

1. State the reason clearly: As with any formal and professional correspondence it is    essential that you state the reason for withdrawing clearly.

2. Be polite and to the point, even if the reason and circumstances for withdrawing are     unfavourable

3. Give all your contact details in case the employer may need to contact you regarding legal  formalities that need to be completed before withdrawing.

4. Make it clear that, circumstances being otherwise, you are open to accepting a position in  future so that you keep your options open.

Varous kind of sample format are given below for quick reference and example which can be used at the time of writing withdrawal letter.


 

Withdrawal of Application


 

Date: _________

 

To:

 

Name of the employee

Designation ______________,

 

Subject: Withdrawal of Application

 

Dear Sir,

 

I am writing this to your establishment so as to let you know that I have decided to withdraw my application. If you will recall, I had earlier submitted an application for the post of a senior clerical officer in your company. However, due to some circumstances beyond my control I will be forced to withdraw my application. I must let you know that it was never my initial plan to withdraw my application.

 

But, in a case where I have to move to another state under duress and in a very short period of time. Therefore, even if I end up securing the job I will not be able to keep the job because of the distance and even as a result of some other personal reasons. I want to express my appreciation to your company for your kind interest in hiring me.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Signature

Name of the person

Address

 



 

Withdrawal of Resignation


 

Date_________

From,
Joel Dan
Sender’s address
Sender’s contact details

 

To,
Mr. Samuel Larson
Designation,
The Company's Name,
Company Full Address with Phone Number.

 

Subject: Withdrawal of Resignation


Dear Sir,


I am writing this letter in reference to my resignation notice dated 21st January 2017. I understand that the management has not yet responded to the notice. After careful reconsideration I have decided to remain at my current job and continue with my responsibilities.


I humbly request you to allow me to withdraw my resignation as soon as possible. I sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused to you. I encourage you contact me if you have any queries.
 

Thanks in anticipation,

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Joel Dan

Employee Id no :
Senior Sales Executive 

 



 

Withdrawal of student’s admission


 

Date: ________

To,

Ms. ABC,

Principal

XYZ College, Delhi.

 

Subject: Withdrawal of student’s admission.

 

Dear Madam Principal,

 

I, AAA, parent of Mr. Paul, am writing this letter to request you to please withdraw my son’s admission from the college. On account of my husband’s transfer, we will be relocating to Mumbai within the next two weeks. My son Paul is studying in class 12th and his student ID number is 178.

 

I humbly ask you to initiate the admission withdrawal process as soon as possible and to send us all his academic records so that we can enroll him in a college in Mumbai at the earliest.

 

I assure you of my complete cooperation with all the necessary formalities for the withdrawal of admission and would also appreciate a recommendation letter from you on behalf of Paul, so that we can secure his admission. Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Sincerely,

 

Signature

Mrs. AAA

 



 

Withdrawal of Job application

 

                                                                                                                                          

 

                                                                                                                                 Date: ________

From,                                                                                                                                                                          

Name

Address

Contact number

Email

 

To,

Mr. Stan Lee,

HR Exective

Company, Location

 

Subject: Withdrawal of Job application

 

Dear Mr. Stan Lee,

 

I would like to sincerely thank you for considering me for a position at your reputed organization. I regret to inform you that I will be unable to follow up on my job application as I need do relocate to Mumbai immediately.

 

I am writing this letter to formally request that my application be withdrawn as soon as possible. I am aware that this is on such short notice and I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. I wish you all the best in finding a candidate to fill the position.

 

Thank you.

Sincerely,

 

Signature

Name.

 



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