An authorization letter is a legal document written by an individual or a group of people to grant someone else the authority to act on their behalf.
Regardless of whether you are moving to a new city or just want to change banks, the easiest way to close an account is to put it in letter form.
In this article you will find authorization letters to close bank account. Use these templates to successfully authorize your bank to close single and joint accounts from the comfort of your home or office.
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Authorization Letter To Close Bank Account #1
To: Bank Name
City, State, Zip Code
Subject: Authorization Letter to Close my Account
This letter is to inform you I am closing my accounts at your bank. Please close the account(s) listed below and send me a check for the remaining balance(s).
If you have any questions regarding this request, please do not hesitate to contact me in writing or with the telephone number listed below.
Thank you for your prompt assistance.
Checking Account Number (s)…
Saving Account Number (s)…
Other Account Number (s)…
Street Address… and City, State, Zip Code…
Authorization Letter To Close Bank Account #2
City, State, ZIP Code.DATEBank Name
City, State, ZIP Code.
Subject: Authorization for bank account closure
I wish to close my bank account that I have with your institution. My bank account number is 000000-00.
I have had this account for close to ten years, but due to my relocation, I am now forced to switch banks. I have made sure that there are no pending credits or debits to the account.
Currently, there is about $105 in the account. I understand that you will need to take out the monthly processing fees and also need to zero out the account.
Could you please send me the money via check to my new address? My address is (Enter your new address). I also have a new phone number you can contact with me; it is 614-290-0987.
Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
Authorization Letter To Close Bank Account #3
Subject: Authorization to Close Bank Account
This letter is a written authorization signed by me requesting you to close my bank account at your bank named [Bank Name]. I need to close this bank account because [Mention reasons]. Fund transfer is not required, as I have already withdrawn all the amount from the account.
I am enclosing the bank account closure form and my identity proof for further process. I request you to kindly speed up the closing process. I will be highly obliged to you for this.
In case you have any doubt regarding this authorization letter, kindly reach me at [Email/contact number]
Authorization Letter To Close Bank Account #4
The branch manager,
Subject: Request to close bank account and transfer funds.
I wish to close my bank account that I have with your institution. My bank account number is 555510-09. All of my transactions have been cleared and I have stopped all currently scheduled debits and credits to my account.
If you have any questions, I can be reached at 555-123-4567 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your prompt attention to my request.
Authorization Letter To Close Bank Account #5
To: senior manager
City, State, ZIP Code
Subject: Account Closing Authorization Letter
I am holding a current account in your bank for more than 3 years and due to some reasons, I need you to close the account and clear my payments.
I talked to your accounts manager yesterday and he told me that I need to write a formal application letter to the bank manager in order to close my account so here I am sending you the request letter.
I need the money in my account on urgent basis so it will be very convenient for me if you can start the process and close the account within 24 hours or less.