Resignation letter japan (3+ samples)

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In this brief guide, we will take a look at some sample resignation letters in  japan

Resignation letter japan

“ Title: 退職届け (Taishoku todoke), Resignation Letter 

Reason: “この度一身上の都合により、令和〇年〇月〇日をもって退職致したく、お願い申し上げます” (kono tabi ishhinjou no tsugou, reiwa (year) nen (month) gatsu (day) nichi wo motte taishoku itashitaku, onegai moushi agemasu), “Due to personal circumstances, I announce that I am resigning from my current position on (date)”

Date: 令和〇年〇月〇日, (reiwa (year) nen (month) gatsu (day) nichi, the actual submission date)

〇部〇課, (section) bu (role) ka, section and role followed by your name

Signature or inkan (印鑑, personal stamp), if applicable, on the 印 sign

株式会社 (kabushiki gaisha), company name

Name of your superior or CEO: 代表取締役, daihyou torishimariyaku (don’t forget to include “sama”, 様 as a mark of respect).  “

Resignation letter japan: Sample 2

“ Dear (manager name),

I hereby tender my resignation from my position as Sales Director.

My last day will be on August 21st, one month from today, as outlined in our contractual agreement.


(your name)  “

Resignation letter  japan: Sample 3

“ Dear (manager name),

This resignation letter is to inform you that my last day at (company name) will be June 15th, one month from today. I will be relocating to Osaka to pursue a new endeavor.

I have appreciated the opportunities and experiences that have been provided to me during my 4 years of service for (company name). If there is anything I can do to be of assistance during the transition, please let me know.


(your name)    “

Resignation letter  japan: Sample 4

“  Dear (manager name),

I am writing you to officially tender my resignation from (company name) effective Thursday, July 17th, 2018.

Working for (company name) has been a wonderful experience. I could not ask for a better group of colleagues. I have grown in many ways here and will always treasure the opportunities provided for me by (company name).

I will be accepting a position as (position) with (company name). While I will miss my friends here at (company name), I feel that it is time for a new challenge and experience.

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.

Best Wishes,

(your name)  “

Resignation letter  japan: Sample 5

“  (Current date)

Manager’s name

Company Name


Dear (manager’s name),

Please accept this letter as formal notification of my resignation from (company name). My last day with the company will be (date).

Before I leave, I will ensure that all my projects are completed as far as possible. I am happy to assist in any way to ensure a smooth handover to my replacement.

I would like to thank you for the opportunity to work at (company) for (years of service). During this time, I have enjoyed working with the team and will miss our interactions.

While I am excited by the new opportunities that I will be pursuing, I will always remember my time at (company name) with affection. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need further information after I leave, and I would be delighted if you stay in touch.

Kind regards,

(Your signature)

(Your printed name and contact information)  “

Resignation letter  japan: Sample 6

“ ご相談したいことがあります。

Gosoudan shitai koto ga arimasu.

I would like to talk to you about something.

Use when: Inviting your boss for a meeting.


Jitsu wa, 〇〇no riyu de taishoku (tenshoku, changing jobs) suru koto ni narimashita.

I have decided to leave/change my current position due to ______ reason.

Use when: You are breaking the news to your boss/colleague.


Ichinichi kangaesasete kudasai.

Please let me think about it for a day.

Use when: Your boss is asking you to reconsider and you are feeling that the meeting is heading nowhere.


Yoku kangaemashitaga ishi wa kawarimasen.

I’ve thought about it carefully, but I will not change my decision.

Use when: You need to be firm once and for all.


Mina sama ni wa taihen osewa ni narimashita.

Thank you very much for everything.

Use when: On your last day of work during your final greeting—don’t cry!



Formal notice of resignation

Use when: Header of your resignation letter.   “


In this brief guide, we will take a look at some sample resignation letters japan 

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