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Apology Letter - Lost Item / Failure to Return


This is an apology letter regarding the loss of an item or failure to return the item. It offers compensation or replacement of the item, and provides explanation of the loss made.

The letter includes:

(a) acknowledgement of the mistake i.e. a sincere apology for losing the item

(b) an explanation of the loss made, for instance, you took it home and misplaced it or lost it on the way home or disposed of it by mistake

(c) efforts made to recover the item, for instance, you have done a thorough search and could not find it

(d) the solution to fix the problem such as compensation or replacement of the item


How to use this Document?


This letter can be used to apologize for losing any item, important document, cheque or any other item.

You can customize the letter to suit your circumstances by choosing the appropriate reason, efforts made to recover and the solution you wish to provide to fix the problem.


How to Tailor the Document for Your Need?

  1. Create Document: Click “Create Document” button and the document will be prepared with your account details automatically filled in.

  2. Please fill in any additional information by following the step-by-step guide on the left-hand side of the preview document and click the “Next” button.

  3. When you are done, click the “Get Document” button and you can download the document in Word or PDF format.

  4. Please review the document carefully and make any final modifications to ensure that the details are correct before sending to the addressee.

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