30-Day Resignation Letter (+4 Samples)

This blog post will describe how to write a 30-day resignation letter. It also contains four such samples of resignation letters that you can refer to.

Writing a 30-Day Resignation Letter

Follow the following steps to write a 30-day resignation letter correctly:

  • Start by addressing your letter
  • Clearly state the purpose of your letter
  • Mention all important dates
  • Explain the reason for resignation
  • Mention what you are thankful for
  • Outline the next steps to be taken
  • Offer your assistance during the transition
  • Close your letter in a polite and respectful way

Sample1: 30-Day Resignation Letter

“<Company Address>


Dear <Employer Name>

I am writing to officially offer my notice of resignation from my position of <job role> at <company name>. I intend to complete my current month working the week before my final day on <date 30 days from now>.

I am leaving the company to pursue opportunities that will allow me to grow personally and professionally. I am excited to explore my options and find something that aligns with my skills, experience, and goals. 

My years at <company name> have been some of the best in my life. I will miss the colleagues and friends I have made here, and I appreciate everything that the company has done for me. I truly value the experiences and opportunities I have had here.

I appreciate your support and understanding, and I wish you all the very best. Please let me know if I can be of any assistance during the 30 days of my time here. 


<Your name and signature>”

Sample 2: 30-Day Resignation Letter

“Mrs. Charlene Trotter

Director, Human Resources

Company Name

City, State, Zip Code

Dear Ms. Trotter,

I am writing to provide you a 30 day notice of my resignation from my position as Executive Secretary with Company Name. My final day of work in this position will be Friday, October 17, 2014. I am leaving Company Name due to an impending move out of state. I have enjoyed my time here and will miss my co-workers greatly. I intend to take a hands-on role to assist in making the transition of replacing me as seamless as possible.

I am happy to help in the hiring search for my replacement and will continue to perform my usual duties for the remainder of my time here. In addition, I am willing to assist in training the new hire. Please feel free to contact me at 000-000-0000 or at email@email.com.

Again, I have truly enjoyed working for such a wonderful company as Company Name. I thank you for your understanding in this matter and wish everyone here much success.


Stephanie Dean

Executive Secretary

Company Name”

Sample 3: 30-Day Resignation Letter

“Dear George Halbert,

Please accept this letter as my formal resignation from the position of service captain. As per the contract I signed when I began, I am submitting my resignation 30 days prior to my final date. Therefore, my last day working as service captain will be April 3rd.

I am excited to advance my career and move closer to fulfilling my long-term career goals. As I move forward, I will utilize the skills I developed in this position, including management, service, communication, and administration. I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to build these skills, as well as the relationships I established here.

Of course, I would like to do anything I can during these final 30 days to make the transition as simple as possible. As soon as you have chosen which employee will be my replacement, I would be happy to help train him or her to fill my role. In particular, I feel Emily has the skills necessary to thrive as the new service captain.

Thank you again for the four years I have spent with this company. I appreciate all the help I have received.

Respectfully yours,

Caleb Tailor”

Sample 4: 30-Day Resignation Letter

“Dear (employer name),

As you may already be aware, I am planning to retire this year from my position as manager of Smith Communications. It has been a wonderful experience but I look forward to enjoying my retirement. My last day of work will be Monday, March 31, 2014, so please accept this letter as my official 30 days’ notice of resignation. I feel confident that my efforts in my last month will keep you and (company name) from suffering any inconvenience as a result of my resignation.

I will continue to work as usual in my last month, while gradually working toward transfer of responsibility to my replacement. I am sure that promoting my assistant manager to take over my position is the right choice for (company name) and I hope I can look forward to further discussion with you on this subject. Please feel free to call me at (555)-555-5555 or email me at (email)

Although I have enjoyed the great work environment and people at (company name) during my service there, I look forward to what the rest of my future may hold. I will always be grateful for all of the excellent experiences and opportunities I have gained there. I wish the entire team at (company name) continued success in all and want you to know how much I sincerely appreciate your understanding.

Yours sincerely,

(Your name, signature, and designation)”

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Frequently Asked Questions (30-Day Resignation Letter)

What do you mean by 30 days’ notice?

A 30-day notice means formally informing your employers that you will no longer work from them 30 days from the day of informing.

How do I professionally resign immediately?

To resign immediately, you need to inform and explain why you have to leave at such short notice. This is only possible if your employment contract allows for this. Otherwise, you may have to find a way to compensate for the inconvenience monetarily or with other resources.

How do I resign for a month?

If you hand in your resignation, you are choosing to leave the job. If you only want a month’s period of a break after which you’d like to return, you need to apply for leave. Once you resign, you cannot come back unless invited by your employer.