Character Reference Letter Template

By | July 10, 2013


_______________ [name of the recipient]

_______________ [designation/job post of the recipient]

_______________ [name of the company/recipient’s address]

Date: __________  [mention the date in which the letter is written]

Subject: Character reference letter

Respected Mr. __________ [salutation]

It is with great pleasure that I refer ___________________ [mention the name of the person who is being referred] for the job post of ____________ [mention the job post for which the person is being referred]. I have known Mr/Ms ________________ [referred person] for _____________ years/months [mention the time period since when the sender knows the referred person] and I am fully confident about his/her skills and potentials.

Mr/Ms _____________ [referred person] has worked with me and possess proven skills such as _______________, ______________ and ___________ [mention some of the skills of the referred person]. Also, he/ she is a self driven, highly motivated, ____________, ________ and____________ [mention some of the good qualities about the referred person]. At the job post of ___________ [mention the job post for which the person is being referred for], he/she will work to the best of abilities and calibre.

I assure you that Mr/Ms __________ [referred person] would prove to be an asset to your organisation. For any kind of information regarding the character reference, please contact me on ________ [mention the sender’s contact details].

Thanking you!


____________ [name of the sender]

____________ [designation]

____________ [name of the company]

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