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Resignation Letter Due to Illness & Medical Reasons (Sample)

A person could become so ill that he is no longer able to perform his duties towards his employer. This may be temporary or permanent in nature. An employer may not allow a very long period of leave because of the sickness of the employee.
resignation letter due to health issues sample

Hence, some employees either resign from their position or are asked to furnish their resignation by the employer. The employer may even terminate the services of the employee in such a case.

If you are facing some critical health issues and want to resign, here is a format of illness resignation letter due to health issues. Modify suitably.


Date: .............

(Name of the Boss/ HR/ Officer)
(Company Name)

Sub.: Resignation from the post of (your job designation)

Dear Sir/ Madam,

Please accept my resignation from the post of (Designation) of (Company Name) to be effective (Date).

As you are aware, I have been facing severe health issues from the last few weeks/months due to which I have been taking leave most of the days. Enclosed herewith, please find my Doctor's Certificate.

I regret to state that my health condition is not favorable enough for me to discharge my duties and responsibilities to the level of service that I am expected to perform. (Here you may mention some more details about what exactly is your health issue i.e. name of the disease and how it is preventing you from doing work.)

Hence, I have decided to resign from my position and concentrate on my health recovery as this would be in the best interest of both the company and myself.

I would like to express my sincere gratitude for giving me the opportunity to work for this esteemed organisation and my heartfelt thanks to you and all my colleagues who directly or indirectly helped me throughout this professional journey. I was fortunate to work here. I wish the organisation continued success and prosperity.

I understand I am required to complete certain handing over formalities as per the company's policy. I will try my best to complete the same. Please expect delays due to my health issues.

Therefore, I kindly request you to relieve me from my duties with effect from (Date) and provide me with an experience certificate for the period of my association with the organisation.

I will be reachable at phone no. .............., email @ .................. and address: ........................... Please let me know if you need any more information from me.

Thanking you for your understanding and support!

Yours sincerely,

(Name of the Employee)
Employee Code: ............

Encl.: As above