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How to Ask Landlord for Rent Receipt: Draft Letter from Tenant

Rent receipts are mainly required for submission to employers of the tenants for claiming deduction for the tax returns.

how to ask landlord for rent receipt
However, that is not the only purpose of rent receipts. It also serves as evidence of the actual payments of rent by the tenant. It could be used for legal purposes in the future.

They are also quite helpful for ready reference in case any confusion arises on the actual payments versus the payments that were required to be made under the rental agreement.

Here are samples of letters and emails from the tenant to his landlord asking for rent receipts.


Date: _________

(Name of the Landlord)
(Address) (Phone No.)

Sub.: Rent receipt

Dear Sir/Madam,

I kindly request you to provide me the original copies of rent receipts for the rent paid for the months from (Month) to (Month).

I require the same not only for future reference but also for submission to my employer for taxation purposes for filing my tax return for the financial year _______.

I am enclosing herewith a list of the rent payment dates for each month, mode of payment and dates for your ready reference.

I shall be grateful if you could provide the rent receipts to me at the earliest.

Kindly do the needful.

Thanking you,
Yours faithfully,

(Name of the Tenant)


Dear Sir/Madam,

I need rent receipts for the rent paid from the month of _______ to _______, It is needed for the purpose of submission to my employer for taxation purposes.

I would be grateful if you could please arrange to provide the same to me on an urgent basis. I am attaching herewith a summary of the rent paid, payment dates and mode of payment for your ready reference.

Kindly do the needful.

Thanks & Regards,
(Name of the Tenant)