Perfect Apology Tool Kit

Apology Letter for Missing Work

Dear [ Supervisor's Name ],

I am writing to offer my sincere apologies for my absence from work on [Date], which I understand has caused inconvenience to both you and the team.

I want to assure you that I take full responsibility for missing work and not giving appropriate notice.

I was unable to come to work due to [briefly explain the reason for your absence, such as illness, a family emergency, or any other valid reason].

I understand and acknowledge that my absence disrupted workflow and created challenges for the team. I placed additional and unnecessary burdens on my colleagues that had an impact on our overall productivity. I deeply regret the inconvenience my not showing up for work caused.

I also want to apologize and say how genuinely sorry I am for any additional workload my colleagues had to handle in my absence.

I am committed to ensuring that this situation will never happen again and will take the necessary steps to prevent such absences in the future.

I also promise to communicate more effectively with the team and management and never miss work without giving proper notice.

I value my role in the organization and am committed to making amends.

I humbly ask for your forgiveness and am open to discussing any additional steps required to rebuild your trust in me.

Once again, I apologize for any inconvenience and disruption my absence may have caused.


[Your Name]

Need more? We have a template on our main website called Apology Letter to a Boss ⇗ that offers guidance and tips for each paragraph of text along with pre-written variations, including one for being absent from work.

Or, return to the Full Directory of Apology Letters in our Tool Kit.