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Apology Letter/Email For Not Showing Up To An Interview

Missing an interview scheduled specifically for you is an act of unprofessionalism that you should never commit out of recklessness, especially when you are interested in that job.

apology letter for not showing up to an interview
However, if there was any genuine reason because of which you could not attend the interview, then you will have to write an apology note to the interviewer, and have to request rescheduling of the interview.

Here are examples of such apology letters and emails for not attending the interviews. Please add in necessary details to your letter/email.


Date: _________

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

Sub.: Interview scheduled for ______ position.

Dear Sir/Madam,

This is with reference to my interview scheduled for the position of _________ on (Date). I would like to sincerely apologize for missing the interview.

As much as I hate to make an excuse on this matter, the truth was I had to urgently take my mother/father to the ______ hospital who suddenly fell ill. He/She is doing better now.

I am still interested in the job opportunity. I would appreciate it if you kindly reschedule the interview for me.

Once again, I apologize for any inconvenience.

Thank you for your time.

Yours sincerely,

(Name of the Candidate)
Mob. _________


Dear Mr./Ms. ________,

Please accept my sincere apologies for not being able to attend the interview for the position of (Title/Designation), which was scheduled for me on (Date).

I met with an accident on the road while I was on my way to attend the interview. I have minor injuries, but I am doing well now. 

I am sorry that I missed the interview. I would appreciate it if it can be rescheduled to a later date. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Thanks and regards,
(Name of the Candidate)
Mob. _________

Apology Letter For Not Showing Up To An Interview