Sick leave application letter & email | Medical leave letter format

Learn, How to write an application for sick leave? (Request Letter Samples)

Fever, vomiting, loose motion, stomach pain, cold-cough etc. There are many occasions when you need leave from work, for which you write the application letter specifying the reason behind leave to the concerned person.

Short sick leave email or letter: It is written to informing that 'I will not attend the office or school due to fever, any sickness, an accident or injury etc'. It is necessary to submit a request mail or letter for medical leave to office, if your health is not well and you need to take rest. 

Informing the boss about your leave will have a good impression on him and moreover, he would be able to assign your work with the other available employees.

In such a situation, here is how to write a request letter for leave due to sickness or medical reason:

  1. Application of 4 days sick leave for vomiting and diarrhea.
  2. Application letter for leave of 2 days due to fever.
  3. Sick leave letter for 1 day for cold and cough.

#Sample 1. (Sick leave application for 4 days leave due to vomiting & diarrhea)



XYZ Company,

Name of place.

Subject: Request for 4 days sick leave.

Dear Sir/Madam,

I (name), (job designation), have been working in (company name) for the last two years. I want to inform you through this letter that I am not feeling well since yesterday. Last night I went out to eat and ate something that could not be digested (state your condition), which led to vomiting and diarrhea. 

I am not able to work in this situation. The doctor advised me to rest until I fully recover. I am attaching the medical certificate with this letter so that you can see the opinion of the doctor.

Therefore, you are requested to kindly grant me leave of 4 days from (Start date to end date), which will be enough to get rid of this disease.

Thanking you.

Yours sincerely,

Name of employee:


Name of organization:



Sick leave application for vomiting  and diarrhea

#Sample 2. (Application letter for 3 days leave for cold and fever)


The Principal / Class teacher,

School name,


Subject: Regarding sick leave for 3 days.

Respected Sir/Madam,

With due respect, it is stated that I am a student of class five and I will not be able to come to school for 2-3 days due to fever. The doctor said that I have a viral fever, so I should rest at home for at least two-three days. Other students may also have viral fever due to my presence at school.

Therefore, I request you to kindly grant me leave of 3 days from (Start date to end date).

Thanking you.

Your obedient student,


Class / Class:

Roll Number:

School Name:



Application letter for fever

#Sample 3 (Medical leave letter for present day for cold and cough)


H.R Manager,

ABC Corporation,

Name of place.

Subject: Request for leave due to cold and cough.

Respected Sir/Madam,

With respect, I want to tell that I have been ill since yesterday, so I will not be able to come to office today. The doctor has said that I have got viral flu, so I should rest at home. Other co-workers may also have a cold-cough from my presence in office.

Therefore, I request you to kindly avail me a day off on (date).

Kind regards.

Name of employee:


Contact No.:

Name of organization:



Medical leave letter for cold and cough


You can modify these formats according to your requirement.

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