Informal Request Letter

You can use this informal request letter to ask for someone’s help over a matter based on their knowledge and expertise of the subject. 

[Recipient’s Name]

[Recipient’s Address]

[City, State ZIP Code]

[Subject: Mention the subject of your letter here – Write the subject in bold] 

Dear [Recipient’s Name],

I hope you are doing fine. I am writing to ask for your assistance with [list the matter]. I am aware that your skills and experience make you a focal person in the relevant field, which is why I also think you are the best person to ask for this advice. 

At your convenience, please give me some advice about [Mention the topic here]. I understand that you have a very busy schedule, but I could really use your guidance, and it will prove significant value on this matter.

Please write back to me as soon as possible. I thank you in advance for considering my request and for the information you may provide. 


[Sender’s Name]

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