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Transfer Request Letter: Format & Sample Letters

There could be different circumstances in life due to which an individual would need to move to a different place. These circumstances could be favorable or unfavorable requiring the change of location, company, institute, or organization. In any case, a transfer request letter would be a formal request for getting the permission to transfer.

Reading a sample of transfer request letter can be of great help to anyone who intends to write this letter. A sample would give a brief overview of what to include or avoid in a professional letter.

Letter format

Given below is a letter format for transfer request letter:

(Name Here)

(Address here)

(City, State, Zip Code)

(Email address)

(Cell Phone number)

(Date)

(Name of Contact Person)

(Title)

(Company Name)

(Company Address)

(City, State, Zip Code)

 

Dear XYZ,

I am writing this letter to express my desire to transfer my position from ABC Inc. to a similar position at ABC Inc. located in City X. My husband has recently been transferred to City X and I have planned to move with them.

It has been a pleasure working in this location for the past seven years. I have gained valuable knowledge and insight.

I am enclosing updated resume for your review. Thank you so much for the consideration.

Sincerely,

Insert Signature

Printed Name

Due to health problems

Sometimes an individual would need to transfer to a different location due to health problems and thus, the transfer request letter would highlight this specific issue such as:

Dear Sir/Madam,

I, XYZ, an employee of ABC Company is working at the Y Position for the past seven years. Due to unforeseen circumstances, I have an allergic reaction of severe nature due to the weather of city A. My doctor has advised me to move to a different location.

It is, therefore, a humble request to transfer me to the same position at City Z. It would be a great opportunity to work for ABC Company in City Z. The weather would be suitable for me.

Kindly consider my request. Thank you so much.

Sincerely,

Due to parent’s illness

An individual would sometime need to transfer to a different branch or location due to the parent’s illness such as:

Dear Sir/ Madam,

I, ABC is an employee at the X branch of XYZ Company. With due respect it is to inform you at my parents are at an age where they need my constant attention. I am living quite far from the there place and it is difficult for me to visit them on regular basis. It is, therefore, a humble request to kindly transfer me to the Y branch of XYZ Company.

I would be highly obliged. Kindly consider my request.

Sincerely,

Due to a family problem

An individual would need to write the transfer request letter due to a family problem, with content such as:

Dear Sir/Madam,

I, XYZ, is working as an ABC in LMN Company at Branch Y. With due respect, it is to inform you that there is a serious problem in my family and I need to be there for the support.

It is, therefore, a humble request to transfer me to Branch X of LMN Company, as I would be closer to my family. It had been a pleasure working for the Branch X but due to family issues, it would be difficult for me to continue at this branch.

Please consider my request.

Sincerely,

From one branch/location to another

An individual would need to write the transfer request letter to shift from one branch/location to another with content such as:

Dear Sir/Madam,

I, ABC is currently an employee at location A of ABC Company. My husband is buying a house and we will be shifting to City A. The nearest branch of ABC Company is at location B in City A. It is, therefore, a humble request to grant a transfer at the same position for the branch of ABC Company at location B.

Sincerely,

Due to spouse relocation

An individual would need to write the transfer request letter due to spouse relocation with content such as:

Dear Sir/Madam,

I, ABC is currently working as a Sales Manager at ABC Company. My wife is planning to get admission at X University in City Y. We have planned to move to City Y, due to my wife’s further education.

It is, therefore, a request to kindly transfer me to the position of Sales Manager at ABC Company in City Y. Hoping you would consider my request.

Sincerely,

School transfer request letter

An individual would need to write the school transfer request letter with content such as:

Dear Sir/Madam,

With due respect, it is to say that I, ABC is the father of XYZ, a student of your school with registration number 0000. We are moving to City X and therefore, he/she will be getting further education in City X.

It is a humble request to provide feedback on this matter so that I can complete the process required for transfer.

Sincerely,

Teacher transfer request letter

An individual would need to write the teacher transfer request letter with content such as:

Dear Sir/Madam,

I, ABC, is an elementary teacher at ABC School. My sister is getting married and she is leaving the house vacant for my husband and me. She is moving to England for 10 years. She is transferring the property to us and therefore, I would be moving to location A, which is nearest to the new house. Kindly transfer me to location A of ABC School.

Hoping you would consider my request. Thank you for the support.

Sincerely,

Job transfer request letter for a personal reason

An individual would need to write job transfer request letter for a personal reason with content such as:

Dear Sir/Madam,

With due respect, it is to say that I, ABC is a marketing manager at XYZ Company. I am writing this letter as a request for a job transfer to City X of XYZ Company as a Marketing Manager. I have to relocate as my daughter is starting her University, which is quite far from our current location.

Kindly consider my request.

Sincerely,

Request letter for transfer of payment

An individual would need to write a request letter for transfer of payment with content such as:

Dear Sir/Madam,

I, ABC would like to transfer the US $5000 (Five Thousand Dollars) from my current account number 0000 with name ABC to my savings account number 0000 with name XYZ.

Thank you so much for the cooperation. You can contact me at 999-999-999 for any query.

Sincerely,