Goodbye letter to clients after resignation (5 samples)

This blog post will show you samples of  “Goodbye letter to clients after resignation.”

Writing a “goodbye letter to clients after resignation.”

When writing a “goodbye letter to clients after resignation,” these are some of the things that you need to keep in mind.

  • The first step is to tell your clients about leaving and the final work date. Keep it short as the essential part of the letter is the last date of your work. Indicate the reason you are leaving your job. 
  • Finally, thank your clients. For example, ‘you made me look forward to coming into the office.’
  • Ensure you proofread your letter before sending it. You can send the letter to your family and friend to check for grammatical errors.

Sample 1:

“Dear [Valued Client],

As per our last conversation on [date], I will no longer be handling your account from [date], as I am leaving ABCompany for the new opportunity of [a company/ more family time while doing part-time work/ a related industry].

I wish to thank you for your support over the past X years. It was a wonderful challenge to be able to help you in your endeavours with [specifics], especially that time with [specifics].

I have enjoyed working at ABCompany on your project. I am now looking forward to the new challenges of [e.g. [new title]/ working as a consultant in [industry/company]].

If you have any questions, or wish to keep in touch, my contact details are [email/phone number].

I wish you all the best in your future.

Warmest regards,


[Mobile number]”

Sample 2:

“Dear [Awesome person],

I just wanted to let my favourite client know that I am leaving ABCompany, my last day being [date].

I want to thank you for your mentorship, advice and respect for our collaboration.  

I couldn’t refuse an offer of [position] at [new company] so no doubt we will cross paths again in some capacity.

If you need any information on your project, or catch-up for coffee, call me anytime on [number].  [Colleague], who you know has been second lead on the project, will be taking over as lead, and as you know, your project is safe with her.

Please enjoy the muffins, and

best wishes for everything,


[Mobile number]

[LinkedIn address]

[PO Box or new company address]”

Sample 3:

“Subject: A goodbye email to clients of [name of organization]

After [number of years] working here, I’ve chosen to move on and pursue the next step in my career. On [date], I’ll be leaving.

The experience of serving you, my most esteemed customer, has been fantastic. Thanks to your patience and favorable working relationships, I’ve gained a wealth of knowledge that will serve me well in my future job.

To say goodbye to someone is hard, but I wanted to let you know how much I appreciate all you’ve done for me and the possibilities you’ve given me.

Although I won’t be back, I’d want to keep in contact. You may get in touch with me at [email and phone].


Sample 4:

“Dear [$Valuable$ Client],

As per our last conversation on [date], [Colleague] will be taking over your account from [date].  Your dealings with [Company name] will not change and will continue as smoothly as before.  

I have decided to pursue new opportunities with my own business [Your Business Name] so that I can provide more detailed and customised [industry] services, such as [example, example, example].  I intend to have only a few clients so that I can focus on flexibly accommodating their changing needs in an ever-evolving world.  My strengths lie in how I enjoy being up-to-date with key industry trends, my passion for innovation, as well as the problem-solving involved in integrating these into existing businesses.

I wish to thank you for your support over the past X years. It was a wonderful challenge to be able to help you in your endeavours with [specifics].  Your company is impressive due to the focus on [state one of their company values here, and an example during a project of how they made this a priority].

Should you ever need someone knowledgable about your business to consult with you on any projects, please contact me.

If you have any questions about this change, or wish to keep in touch, my contact details are below.

I wish you and your company prosperity and good health.

Warmest regards,


[Mobile number]

[LinkedIn address]

[PO Box or new company address]”

Sample 5:

“[Subject line]

I’m [your name].”

Hello [name of customer], this is a goodbye email to clients.

I hope everything is okay with you.

I’m resigning from my present job to take on a new one as a heads-up. On [date], I’ll be leaving.

Working with you has been an absolute pleasure. Please accept my best wishes and know that your organization is on a terrific path.

To avoid any confusion, I’ve CCed my colleague, [name of the new person to fill your position], to who I’ll be passing over your account in the coming weeks. I can confidently say that you’re in good hands with their expertise.

Until I depart, I’m delighted to assist in any way I can.

Again, thank you for your help.

I wish you the best of luck.

Yours truly,

[Your name]

[Position held]”

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do you announce a resignation to a team?

Follow these steps to make sure you cover all of the important points:

  • Direct the announcement appropriately. 
  • Get to the point. 
  • Include the departure date. 
  • If appropriate, include the circumstances of the employee’s departure. 

How do I resign due to personal reasons?

You can resign due to personal reasons by writing a resignation letter mentioning the same. You can keep the information as brief as possible since this is all completely personal.

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