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Request Letter for Full and Final Settlement after Resignation

Not all employees get their pending salary cleared immediately after their resignation. Some employees might have to follow up to get their dues from their employer.

letter asking for dues after resignation
If your employer is not cooperating with you, and not paying any amount at all, then you can propose for a full and final settlement on the outstanding salary. You can suggest a lump sum amount or ask for advance cheques towards pending dues payment in installments.

Here are samples of request letters for full settlement payment after resignation.

TEMPLATE #1 (Letter)

Date: _________

(Name of the Officer)
(Name of the Company)
(Office Address)

Sub.: Request for full and final settlement.

Dear Madam/Sir,

I was working in the ____________ Department as a (Designation) in (Name of the Company). I resigned on (Date) and served ___ days' notice period. I was relieved from my duties with effect from (Date).

I beg to state that I have still not received my pending dues from the company as per the following details. 
i) Salary for the months of ________ and ________, ii) Traveling allowance claim for (Amount), and
iii) Incentives for the months of _______ for (Amount).
These have been pending for the last ___ months. I have been following up with the accounts department.

Therefore, I kindly request you to clear my outstanding dues as early as possible. I am willing to get a final settlement amount against the whole dues as I have some urgent financial needs to meet. I shall be grateful for your cooperation and time.

Thanking you,
Yours sincerely,

(Name of the Employee)
Mob. __________
Email: ______________

TEMPLATE #2 (Email)

Dear Sir,

I had resigned from my position of (Designation) in the company on (Date). Before the last date of service and notice period, I had completed all the handing over formalities duly. I was told that I would get a full and final settlement amount of ___________ towards the pending salary and other dues. It has been over ___ days, yet I have not received any payment from the company. I have followed up with the accounts department a few times. I am in urgent need of money to meet my financial needs. Kindly clear the salary dues as early as possible.

Thank you for your time on this matter.

Kind regards,
(Name of the Employee)
Mob. __________


  1. Mitali Sinha01 October, 2023

    Thank you for the format. I had to use it coz it's so simple and to the point.


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