How to Sign a Resignation Letter (+5 Samples)

This blog post will show readers how to sign a resignation letter. It also have five samples of resignation letters with different ways of signing.

How to Sign a Resignation Letter

Here is a quick list of things you can write at the end of your resignation letter to sign it:

  • Sincerely
  • Yours sincerely
  • Thanking you
  • Wishing you all the best
  • Yours faithfully
  • Warm regards
  • Best wishes
  • In gratitude

Sample 1: How to Sign a Resignation Letter

“Dear Ms. Fran Braden,

I’m writing to give my formal notice that I’ll be leaving my role as Office Manager for Larry and Keets Financial Partners on July 31.

I’ve recently received an offer to serve as an executive assistant at a small startup, and after careful consideration, I’m excited to explore this new path in my career journey.

I’m incredibly grateful for the opportunities I’ve been working on the Operations team for the past four years. It’s been a wonderful experience to work for such a great company and help in solving Larry and Keets’ mission to provide better financial support for older employees.

Please let me know if I can be of any assistance during this transition. Thank you for all your guidance. I wish you all the best and look forward to keeping in touch.

Yours Faithfully,

George Lin”

Sample 2: How to Sign a Resignation Letter

“Dear Mr. Don Cohen,

Please accept this letter as formal notification that I am resigning from my position as Account Executive with Marketing Media. My last day will be Thursday, March 2.

Thank you so much for the opportunity to work in this position for the past six years. I’ve greatly enjoyed and appreciated the opportunities I’ve had to grow our sales team and pipeline, be a part of creating a great product, and work with my fellow colleagues, and I’ve learned so much about marketing strategy and the digital media space, which I will certainly take with me throughout my career.

I’ll do everything possible to wrap up my duties and train other team members over the next two weeks. Please let me know if there’s anything else I can do to help during this transition.

I wish the company continued success, and I hope to stay in touch in the future.

Best wishes,

Anne Acharya”

Sample 3: How to Sign a Resignation Letter

“Dear [Name],

As we discussed earlier, I’m resigning my position as [title]. My last day will be [date], which is [X] weeks from now.

This was not an easy decision, but as you know I’ve long wanted to make my transition into [new field/industry] so I’m leaving for a role that will allow me to take my career in that direction.

I’ve really enjoyed my time working at [company] and on this team. I’ve learned a lot that I will take into my next position. Thank you for your support and for the opportunities you’ve given me over the last [X] years.

I’m committed to making the transition as smooth as possible and would like to meet with you to discuss some initial ideas for how to hand off my projects and responsibilities.

I wish you and the team continued success and hope to keep in touch.

Thanks for everything,

[Your name]”

Sample 4: How to Sign a Resignation Letter


Dear Sir,

I am writing to inform you of my resignation from [job title] position at [company’s name]. My last working day with the company would be [date of last working day]. Please treat this as my formal resignation, as required under company rules.

It has been a real pleasure working in the company under your guidance. I thank you from the bottom of my heart for making me a part of this reputed organisation. The fond memories of my time in the company would always remain close to my heart.

Please let me know if there is anything I can help you with during the transition. I would be glad to train someone as my replacement.

Yours Sincerely,

[Your Name]”

Sample 5: How to Sign a Resignation Letter

“Dear Ms. Lee,

I’m writing today to notify you that I will be resigning from my position as receptionist effective two weeks from today. I have enjoyed my time here at Watson and Smith, and I thank you for the opportunity and training you have provided over the past five years.

Please contact me with any questions, and I will be happy to help with any preparations you need to bring in a new receptionist. My email is, and my cell phone is 555-555-5555.


Signature (hard copy letter)

Steve Lau”

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FAQs (How to Sign a Resignation Letter)

Should I talk to my boss before resigning?

You may talk to your employers if you feel like it but you are not compelled to. Talking to them may prevent damage to your professional relationship but at the same time, it’s a personal decision.

Can resignation be rejected?

No, it is not possible for an employer to reject your resignation. In many nations, if the employer does not accept the resignation, you can take legal action against them.

What are the rules of resignation?

There aren’t any declared rules of resignation unless otherwise specified in your contract of employment. It is an intimation in writing to your employers for your intention, reason, and timeline of resigning.