1. Clearly state that the letter is an authorization for a bank.
  2. Put in the name of the person to be authorized.
  3. Put in the reason for the authorization.
  4. Remember to place your signature in the end.


[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],

This letter is to authorize The Bank of London to release the account information requested by one Ms. Cherry O. Pickle relating to our account.

Here are the details of our account:

(put in the details such as the account name and number)


[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

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