Letter of cancellation for a credit card. Sample letter


  1. Keep the letter short and to the point. Mention that you want to cancel the credit card and also include the reason for this.
  2. If you have any remaining balance, mention how and when you would be paying for it.
  3. End with a respectful 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],

This letter is to confirm that I will be canceling my credit card provided by your bank effective immediately.

Here are the details of my credit card account for your reference.

(put in the relevant details of your credit card account)

Please send me a documentation of the remaining balance that I may have for this card, and I will make arrangements to pay for it within the week.


[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

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