Sample Retirement Appreciation Letter Format

Sample Retirement Appreciation Letter Format

Sample Retirement Appreciation Letter Format

[When writing this kind of letter, it is better to consider making it short and ensure to mention the intent of the letter on the first line. This day of retirement is one of the precious moments in the whole world that the employee would cherish because this is the only day when the employee experiences the love and respect of his colleagues. The following is a sample of Retirement appreciation letter.]


Retirement Person name…

Job Designation…

Department Name…

Date: DD/MM/YY (Date on which letter is written)


Your name…

Job Designation, e.g., General Manager,

Company/Institute name…

Sub: Retirement appreciation letter

Dear (Retirement Person name),

It is tough for me to write this letter about your retirement. Your 25/30/40 years tenure with the company is about to end, but you will always remain special for us. (Describe in your own words). You have served the organization with sheer dedication and honesty. The way you have handled the (Department name, e.g., accounts department) is commendable. All the staff members respect you a lot for your timely support when they needed it the most. (Cordially describe your greetings).

I am grateful to you for your contribution to the organization, and I am left with no words to appreciate your sincerity with us.

I wish you all the best for your future endeavors. Thanking you,

Yours sincerely,

Your name…

Job Designation…



Another Format, [Email Format]

The following is the email format to be followed while writing a retirement appreciation letter.

To: name@email.com

From: name@email.com

SUBJECT: Retirement Appreciation Letter

Dear (Name),

After 20/25/30 years of your service here, at (Company Name) as the (Job Designation,e.g., Vice President), it is hard to believe that you have retired. It is tough for me to see you going today, but congratulations on your retirement. (Describe in your own words).

During your tenure, our company has witnessed numerous turbulent situations. You ensured a sound solution to each such problem with your dedication, discipline, and hard work. (Cordially describe your greetings). We are grateful for your dedication and are left with no words for appreciation. Your efforts have helped this company grow to the position it enjoys today. We hope you have enjoyed being here. Your absence will be greatly felt by all.

Wish you good health and all the luck.


Your name…

Job Designation…