Common questions

Do I sign above or below my name in a letter?

Do I sign above or below my name in a letter?

In formal letters, you should include your full name; in semi-formal letters, you may use only your first name. Sign your name in the space. For informal letters, you may omit the typed name; you only need to sign your name below the closing.

How do you sign your name at the bottom of a letter?

Include something like:Respectfully,Respectfully yours,Sincerely,Best wishes,All the best,Warm regards,Consider to whom you’re writing. Consider the purpose of the letter.

What comes first signature or name?

After your signature comes your typed name, followed by your title on the next line. In some cases, you may want to provide your address, email address or phone number following your title at the closing of your letter.

How do you end a letter with a name and title?

Formal Letter Closing ExamplesAll the best.Best regards.Best wishes.Best.My best.Regards.Respectfully.Respectfully yours.

Do you end a formal letter with Yours sincerely?

Sincerely, Regards, Yours truly, and Yours sincerely – These are the simplest and most useful letter closings to use in a formal business setting. Best regards, Cordially, and Yours respectfully – These letter closings fill the need for something slightly more personal.