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Sample Request Letter for Rejoining Company after Resignation

One may want to rejoin the previous company for different reasons, viz.
(i) the person could not find a better job as desirable after resigning, or
(ii) the hike of salary in the new job was very less compared to additional work pressure, or
(iii) the job location was very far from home causing too much travel during a day, or

sample letter to rejoin the company after resignation
(iv) the behavior of the boss and/or other colleagues was often quite unprofessional, or
(v) the overall work pressure was much more causing too much mental stress, or
(vi) shifted to another location after marriage but shifted back to the present location after few months, or

(vii) shifted to a location near to home to look after the family but now shifting back, or
(viii) previous company has grown big in the market - chances of better package is high, or
(ix) any health reasons causing the employee to remain absent from work for a long time, or
(x) any other reasons causing overall dissatisfaction with the new job or employer compared to the previous one.

Accordingly, depending upon the reason, the contents of your letter to the previous employer has to be drafted.

Here is a sample of such a request letter from the ex-employee for your reference. Modify as per your personal situation.


Date: _________

(Name of the Boss/Officer)
(Department's Name)
(Company's Name)

Sub.: Expression of interest in rejoining the company

Dear Sir/Madam,

I was working in your organisation as an employee from (Date) until (Date). My employee code was _________. I was posted in the _________ department as a (Designation).

I had resigned because I was severely sick at that point of time and was suffering from (Disease Name). My doctor had advised me for bed rest until I am completely cured. It took around ___ months for me to fully recover from the illness. Now I am in good health. Hence, I would like to join back the company in the _________ department for _________ post.


I had earlier resigned from my post as my family was staying in (Name of the Location). I was unable to spend more time with them because it was very far from the office. Hence, I looked for another job and started working in a company, which is close to my home. However, there are no better job opportunities in that city and the career growth is very slow. I have decided to shift back to (Name of the City) with my family and join back your company, if you will have me in any suitable post relating to my job profile. I am particularly interested in (Job Profile Description).


I had resigned because of some of my personal and domestic reasons. I have been working in another organisation for the last ___ months but my work satisfaction is quite less there. I would like to rejoin your company in the __________ department for the (Job Profile Name). I believe I am more knowledgeable and responsible in my work now than I ever was. I am willing to take more assignments and be more proactive at work.

Therefore, I request you to kindly consider my application for the said position in your company and for a personal interview in this regard. I am enclosing herewith my resume for your reference. I assure you that I will not disappoint you in performing my duties.

I would highly appreciate your favorable consideration in this matter.

Thanking you,
Yours sincerely,

(Name of the Employee)

Encl.: A/a