Complaint letter to a bank. Sample letter


  1. Explain what you are complaining about and keep it clear and concise.
  2. Describe where you are coming from and what you wish to be done about your complaint.
  3. End on a positive tone.


[Senders Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Letter Date]

[Recipients Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-

Dear [Recipients Name],

I am writing to you to inform you of a faulty transaction that had transpired in your bank last January 16, 2009.

(Put here the events that happened, making sure to be detailed and precise in the information)

Because of these events, I wish to (put down what you want to happen regarding your complaint).

I look forward to hearing from you regarding this matter.


[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

[Enclosures: number] - Optional -
cc: [Name of copy recipient] - Optional -