The Letter of Application

Last updated: November 7, 2017 at 13:13 pm

letter photoThe letter of application may be written for a wide variety of purposes. For example, a letter of application may be written by someone applying for a job or firearms license. Some systems have an application form to be filled up, while others require you to write a letter of application. Yet, there are some situations which require both a form to be filled up as well as a formal written letter of application.

A letter of application for a job is usually accompanied by the applicant’s curriculum vitae or CV.

The letter of application below is a draft letter of application written by a student to the Regional Executive Officer for her region in the country of Guyana. It is written in FULL BLOCK STYLE. How can you improve this letter? Rewrite this letter with refinements and improvements.

Lot JH Takutu Drive,

Lethem, Rupununi,

Region # 9,

Tel: 672-9748.



7th November, 2017.


The Regional Executive Officer,

Mr. So and So,

Office of the Regional Democratic Council,

Region # 9.


Dear Mr. So and So,

I hereby apply for the position of a Typist Clerk at the RDC. I am 25 years old and I have seven subjects at CXC, including Mathematics and English. In addition, I have a record typing speed of 101 words per minute.

My CV, which is enclosed, gives more details of my life and qualifications. If given the opportunity, I can assure you quality work and productions and quick turn-around time.


Thanking you in advance for a timely and favorable response.


Yours sincerely,



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