Leave Request Form

If you are looking for an example of a leave request letter/form to ask to request a few days off, you are in the right place. We offer a free leave request template that is practical, can be downloaded, printed, and used for free. Moreover, asking for vacation or sick leave will never be a problem again. Our leave request email offers a valid copy-paste solution that you can use every time you need it.


The form has four areas to fill: employee information, type of leave, the reason for leave, and approval requests.

This employee request form has been designed to handle several types of leaves. Also, you can customize it according to the needs of your organization. You can use it to ask for a single day of leave or more days.

When you are sick and have a medical appointment, plan to go for a vacation in Hawaii, or getting married, the leave request form is the document you need to have at hand.

Leave request email

If you're looking to have access to a simple email to send to your manager to request days formally off, check the sample below:

Dear Tim,
I would like to request two leave days starting from September 6 due to personal reasons. During my absence, Josh will cover for me and will temporarily assume my duties.

I appreciate your consideration and approval of my request.

Best regards


If you are looking for other examples of leave applications with samples, we provide you ten models ready to be used. These examples cover vacation, paternity, illnesses, special occasions, for a day, half-day, maternity, or casual leave.

How To Write a Leave Application For Office Like a Pro? (with 10+ samples)

Automate the leave request process

Automate the leave request process, vacation tracking, communications, and cut the repetitive tasks. Choose a smart leave management tool that lifts the work for your employees and eases HR management. And it doesn't need to be expensive. Small companies of up to 9 employees can use it for free, while larger firms pay only $1.35/month.

Automate your leave request with the easy to use online HR software that sends automatic email requests to the line managers.

Easy set-up ● No contracts required ● No credit cards