Letter of cancellation of a bank account. Sample letter


  1. Clearly state that you are cancelling the bank account that you have. You may want to explain the reason for this but keep it short.
  2. End in 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 bank account with your bank.

I will be transferring to another state and wish to get my affairs in order before I leave.

Here are the details of my account:

(put in the details of the account to be canceled)

Thank you for your understanding.


[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

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