Sample Directive Letters

Find inspiration in our curated catalog of directive letters. Each sample letter comes with guidelines and advice to help you find the right words.

Directive Letters

Directive letters are letters written to give official or authoritative instructions. These letters allow individuals or companies to carry out tasks in an efficient way. There are countless scenarios that may require one to write a directive letter. The most common ones include giving directions on how to carry out a task and introducing or reaffirming new procedures at work. It can also be written to a bank to authorize a transfer.

Directive letters should be drafted carefully keeping in mind every instruction that the recipient is required to follow. These are formal letters, and therefore the tone must be professional. Clearly state what needs to be done and provide as much information as possible regarding the situation. If it is a problem that needs to be resolved, indicate what the problem is as well as suggestions on how to resolve it. If necessary, mention the reason for the directive and its benefits to the recipient. Give a deadline for which you expect the task to have been completed. You might also include the names of individuals the recipient can contact or the resources that might help him/her complete the assignment. End with a note of appreciation.

Sample letter to confirm commitment to meet a deadline
Sample letter to confirm the company's goals
Confirm a decision to dissolve a club - example letter
Sample letter to confirm the decision to dissolve a club
Sample letter to confirm an insurance policy payment
Confirm new policies - example letter
Sample letter to confirm a job
Sample letter to confirm a job decision
Sample letter to confirm new policies
Sample letter to confirm a health insurance payment
Letter to call a meeting and discuss electrical problems
Letter to call a meeting and discuss the occurring disasters
Letter to encourage cooperation and send a report on time
Letter to encourage cooperation and send paperwork on time
Memorandum example assigning a new officer-In-charge
Memorandum example regarding the new office location
Memorandum example regarding the opening of new branch
Sample letter delegating a task to someone
Sample letter to order a new plan to open office branches
Sample letter to order an investigation concerning a product
Sample letter to remind the reports submission
Memo to establish a rule on using the photocopy machine
Memorandum example regarding a job transfer
Memorandum example to implement non-smoking policy
Memorandum to implement the company rules for internet usage
Sample memo about the expansion of target market
Sample memo about the relocation of office
Sample memo about the reshuffling of sales territories
Sample business memo to confirm emergency procedures
Sample memo about the merging of two companies
Sample letter to mandate participation in a job fair
Letter encouraging cooperation and send blueprints on time
Letter encouraging cooperation and send listings on time
Sample memo regarding the new recycling procedure
Sample memo to confirm software installation policies
Sample memo to discuss issues, concerns or problems
Sample memo to establish a new cellphone policy
Sample memo to establish a rule on disposing recyclables
Sample memo to establish a rule on requesting information
Sample memo to reaffirm hiring procedures
Sample memo to reaffirm the no-gift policy
Sample memo to reaffirm the vacation guidelines
Sample memo to tighten security
Sample memorandum to implement the policy about tardiness
Sample memorandum to implement the shifting policy
Sample memorandum to reaffirm the policy on cleanliness
Sample letter to mandate a specific task
Sample letter to mandate a task to spearhead an event
Sample letter to order a new plan for a research
Sample letter to order a new plan to increase sales