GUIDELINES

  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.

SAMPLE LETTER

[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.

Sincerely,

[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

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