Asking for Permission Letter Template – Format, Sample & Example


Asking for permission letter is written when you want to seek permission for an event or any other reason. The letter is submitted to someone with higher authority than the writer. Actually writing a letter for permission is very easy. If you still have doubts about the exact content and tone of the letter of permission, then see the format given below.

Asking for Permission Letter Format

Permission are crisp and to the point. But many times it is easy to digress from the topic while writing a permission letter. So it is important to follow certain rules.

The format:

Dear ——— [Name/Sir/Madam],
I am writing this letter to request for permission for [reason for taking permission] on [date]. I will be done with the [event/leave/reason] by [end date]. I promise to be back early if I am done before time.

Thank You.

Sincerely,

Sample Letter for Asking Permission Example

If you have any doubts regarding how to write the permission letter, then take a look at the below-given samples.

Sample 1: Letter to Father Asking Permission for Picnic

From,
Collin Farel
6876 Peter Park
Montana 3242
(2342) 234-234

09-12-2003

To,
Richard Gere
3243 Solution Road
Philadelphia Colorado 24543

Subject: (-------------------------)

Dear Father,

I hope this letter finds you and other family members in the best of your health. I am fine here too. As you already know, we have a long weekend coming up next month. During those 3-day holidays, our school is planning a picnic to [picnic spot].
We will be gone just for the day on [picnic date]. I and my friends really want to go there. 4 of our teachers will be there with us along with 2 guides. It is not just for fun and entertainment. The [picnic spot] is a historical place and you already know that I love going to such places.
Without your permission, I will not be allowed on this picnic. Kindly give me permission to join my class in this picnic.

Convey my love to mother and [name of sibling].

Your Son,
(Your Signature)
Collin Farel

Sample 2: Sample Letter Asking Permission to Do Something

From,
Chris Brown
981 Eget Avenue
Clemson GA 5433
(342) 345-3453

07-12-2004

To,
Chris Rock
9875 Montes Colony
Brooklyn, New York 57692

Subject: (-------------------------)

Dear Chris Rock,

I have been employed by your company on a full-time basis as an intern since [date of employment]. I also receive a stipend of [amount] every month, which is generous. But as you know in these times of inflation, the stipend is not enough to meet my expenses and other financial obligations.
I have requested before to increase my pay but my request was declined by human resources. In light of events, I have been left with no choice but to look for another part-time job. I have applied to [name of company] to work as a [position] during the night. Yesterday I received a call that I am selected and have gotten the job.
Hereby, I officially request you to permit me to take this job. I assure you it will not mean any productivity issues in this office. I will be attending the office full time, but will not be available for over-time. I have also talked with my colleagues. 2 of them are ready to fill in for me after hours whenever required. Please accept my plea and permit me to take this part-time job.

Thank you in advance.

Regards,
(Signature)
Chris Brown

Sample 3: Sample Letter Asking Permission to Use a Place

From,
Jon Hamm
5470 Posuere Ave
Chickasha LA 58520
(693) 337-2849

07-12-2003

To,
Hug Grant
4353 Nascetur Road
Hawthorne Louisiana 34243

Subject: (-------------------------)

Dear Hug Grant,

I am requesting permission to use the school clubhouse for a science exhibition. I plan on keeping an exhibition of science projects for the parents of grade [number] students on [date]. I have already given the project topics to students. I wanted to know in advance if I may use the clubhouse as grounds for exhibition on that day.
If possible, I would like to have the venue a day before too. It would be helpful if students can set up their projects in their respective places. The event is scheduled to start at [time] in the morning and some students have a complicated set up to do. If done on the day before, I can avoid chaos on the morning of the exhibition.
The event should be complete by [time] leaving a lot of time for cleaning the room and using by another team. Thank you for your time.

Hoping to hear a positive response.

Regards,
(Signature)
Jon Hamm

Sample 4: Sample Letter Requesting Permission to Visit

From,
Bill Hader
4564 Denman Park
Seattle Utah 8342
(111) 222-3333

14-11-2003

To,
Luiz Guzman
343-3453 Feugiat Park.
Williston Nevada 3243

Subject: (-------------------------)

Dear Luiz Guzman,

I am writing this letter to request for permission to visit my sister in [name of place] for a week. She has recently given birth to [son/daughter] and I would love to go see them. She is still in hospital and I would like to reach there before she is discharged so that I can help her move back in the house.
My whole family will be there over the weekend. I plan to leave on [date] and come back by [date]. The entire trip will take 6 days in total. I will be back in the office on Monday, [date].
I can leave my department in the hands of my assistant who is more than capable of taking care of things in my absence for a week. Everything is set work-wise, just waiting for your permission to set things in motion.

Thank you.

Sincerely,
(Your Signature)
Bill Hader

Sample 5: Sample Formal Letter Asking for Permission

From,
Edward Furlong
Apartment no. B/836 Lobortis Park
Ohio 43543
(234) 234-23432

15-12-2017

To,
Eric Bana
BZ-987 561 Duis Darker Street
Pomona TN 68546

Subject: (-------------------------)

Dear Eric Bana,

I am a [field] blogger in [name of city] and I specialize in writing articles about [blog theme]. I am writing this letter to reuse one of your published articles on [article topic].
I really enjoyed reading the article and was impressed by the amount of research you have done. I think it needs more exposure. I would love to copy the entire article as is in my blog. I am aware that you own all the rights to your article and that is why thought it best to request for permission before publishing it on my blog.
If you allow me to use your article, I want to assure you that I will definitely credit you as the source and the original writer of the article. I have [number] readers. I am sure you will also benefit from this arrangement.
Here is my email id is [email id] and my blog link [link]. You can check it out before replying to me.

Thank you in advance.

Regards,
(Your Signature)
Edward Furlong

Sample 6: Sample Letter of Asking Permission to Conduct a Study

From,
Paul Giamatti
BZ-87-887 Dolor Rd.
Fremont 165465
(234) 342-2342

09-11-2003

To,
Sean Faris
342-2342 Urna Street
Savannah Illinois 98454

Subject: (-------------------------)

Dear Sean Faris,

I humbly request you to grant me permission to conduct a study at your institution [name of institution]. I am currently studying at [name of college/university] and am enrolled in the course [name of course]. As a part of my thesis, I need to study [name of study].
I hope that you can allow me to employee [number] students from the institution to complete a 4-page questionnaire that I have prepared for my topic. I would also like the parents of the students to fill a 2-page questionnaire anonymously. I will invite student and parent volunteers for the study. I assure you that I will not insist on any student for filling out my questionnaire.
If my approval is granted, the students will be given the forms to fill in the classroom only. They will sit quietly and answer the questions taking their time. the survey will not take anymore than [number of minutes]. Also, no cost will be incurred by your institution or the students during my study.

Your approval will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

Sincerely,
(Your SIgnature)
Paul Giamatti

Sample 7: Letter Asking Permission to Leave Early

From,
Larry Bishop
5675 Eget Park
Tacoma 65765
(234) 345-566

20-12-2018

To,
Jon Favreau
977-4841 Chicago Street
Michigan 8465

Subject: (-------------------------)

Dear Jon Favreau,

I hope you are doing fine. I am writing this letter to ask for permission to leave the office early today. I am a [position] in the [name of department] department. I have been experiencing a [problem] for a week now and need to visit a [doctor/therapist].
Since the pain had become unbearable yesterday night, I had to call the doctor’s clinic this morning. I have been told that only appointment available for the day is at [time] this afternoon. This leaves me with no choice but to reach there at [time].
If you could permit me to leave early by [time] today, I will be grateful.

Thank you in advance.

Regards,
(Your Signature)
Larry Bishop

Sample 8: Sample Letter of Request for Permission to Use Basketball Court

From,
Jeff Bridges
987-8796 Tincidunt Road
Boise 87656
(212) 6565-3543

09-12-2008

To,
David Marsden
1011 Malesuada Park
Moscow 845646

Subject: (-------------------------)

Dear David Marsden,

I am Xyla Cash, a student of class [grade]. I have been selected in the inter-school science competition and for my final round, I have to make a huge complicated science project. Before going to the competition, I would like to assemble my entire project and try to make it work to see if it is proper or not. For that may I use the school basketball court?
I am making a [project name] for which I need an open and big space. But it should not have grass or dirt. That is why I cannot use the sports ground. The only outdoor space that remains is the outdoor basketball court.
I will be done in [time] hours and will clean the entire space before going.

Sincerely,
(Your Signature)
Jeff Bridges

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Conclusion

This letter is written just to ask permission for a specific purpose. For that, it has to be short and direct. Hopefully, these above give samples will clear all your doubts.

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