Leave of absence letter for immigration (+5 Samples)

In this blogpost, we will be displaying a number of samples of “Leave of absence letters for immigration” purposes.

Writing a “Leave of absence letter for immigration” purposes

When you are writing a leave of absence letter for immigration purposes, you will need to keep a few points in mind.

  • You will first need to mention that you are planning on taking leave and can indicate the start date and end date of your leave period
  • You can next, mention the reason for your leave, in this case due to immigration
  • You can finally indicate that you have handed over your responsibilities to someone else during the period of your leave

Sample 1:

Your Name

Your Address

Your City, State Zip Code

Your Phone Number


Supervisor’s Name




City, State Zip Code

Dear Mr./Ms. [Last Name]:

This letter is a formal request for a leave of absence, to follow up on our meeting yesterday. As we discussed, I would like to request a leave of absence from August 31, 2022, through October 30, 2022 for immigration formalities. I will return to work on November 2, 2022. Please let me know whether you require any further information or have any questions.

Thank you very much for your consideration in affording me this opportunity for personal leave.


Your Signature (hard copy letter)

Your Typed Name

Sample 2:

Subject: Leave of Absence – John Dooley

Dear Jennifer,

As we discussed yesterday, I would like to request a formal leave of absence from my job. I plan to be away from August 31, 2022 to October 30, 2022, returning to work on November 2, 2022, as I have certain immigration formalities. If approved, I would be glad to help with a plan to cover my workload in my absence. I would also be available to answer questions and provide assistance while I am away.

Please let me know whether you require any additional information. Thank you very much for your consideration of my request.



Sample 3:

Hannah Ferrari

16 Crossberry Lane

Declan, MI 12345

November 15, 2022

George Nguen

Human Resources Manager

ABC Company

111 Broadway

Sanders, MI 12346

Dear Mr. Nguen,

I would like to formally request a two-month leave of absence for immigration reasons. If possible, I would like the leave from work to begin on December 1, 2022, with a return date of February 1, 2023. If approved, I would be glad to assist with any questions via email or phone whenever possible.

Thank you very much for your consideration.


Signature (hard copy letter)

Hannah Ferrari

Sample 4:

Feb. 1, 20XX

Deborah Jones

ABC Company, Inc.

1234 E. Main St.

San Diego, CA 92101

Dear Ms. Jones,

I am submitting this request for a leave of absence to tend to important immigration matters beginning next month. If possible, I would like to take my leave beginning March 15 and return to the office on April 3, 20XX.

I can make myself available intermittently to answer questions via phone or email, and am happy to do whatever is necessary to ensure a smooth transition before my leave begins.

Thank you for your consideration.


Johanna Jansen

Sample 5:

Dear Madam,

With due respect, I am writing this request letter to apply for 2 days’ leave from 10/06/22 to 11/06/22. I am going out of the station for immigration formalities. For this reason, I need 2 days’ leave. So, please give your approval to take 2 days of leave.

I would be thankful for your consideration.

Yours faithfully,


Frequently asked questions:

Can I hire someone with an F-1 visa?

Yes, you can hire someone with an F-1 visa. However, those who have F-1 visas are allowed to only work in certain types of jobs such as those related to their major field of study.

Can international students take a leave of absence?

Yes, international students can take a leave of absence for various reasons during their academic program.

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