If you don’t receive your salary after resigning your job(or) if it is withheld by the company (or) it is delayed, in all these cases you can request your employer politely to by writing a request letter or email.
Here you can find a sample request letter for pending salary release in Word format, you can submit them to your boss (or) HR department.
Application for Pending Salary Release
The Manager/HR department,
Sub: Salary not credited for [month & year]
I [your name], [employee ID] working as a [your designation] at [company name]. This is to inform you that my salary hasn’t been credited for month & year.
Therefore I request you to kindly look into the matter and release my salary.
I shall be thankful to you in this regard.
Email for Pending Salary Release
Sub: Salary not yet credited for [month & year].
My name is [your name], [employee ID] working as a [your designation] at [company name].
I am writing this regarding my pending salary, which is not yet credited for the month of [month & year].
All my colleagues have received their salaries on [date] except me. So kindly look into the issue and credit my salary.
Request Letter for Pending Salary After the Resignation
The Manager/HR Department,
Sub: Application for pending salary.
I [your name], [employee id] resigned as a [designation] at [company name] w.e.f [last working date]. While leaving the job, I was informed that my last month’s salary will be paid under the full and final settlement.
But till now my salary is not credited. I resigned with the permission of the company.
Therefore I request you please release my salary and kindly let me know if you need any further information.
I look forward to a quick response.
Email for Pending Salary After Resignation
Sub: Regarding unpaid salary for [month & year]
My name is [your name], [employee id] worked in your company as a [desigantion] in [department]. I have submitted my resignation on [date] and left the company w.e.f [last working date] with the approval of the management.
But till now my salary is not credited, so kindly look into the issue and credit my salary into my bank account.
I shall be grateful to you in this matter.
Request Letter for Delayed salary
Sub: Salary not credited for the previous month.
With due respect, I would like to inform you that my previous month’s salary ( month & year) is not credited yet. Just now I have checked my bank account but no salary has been credited.
Therefore kindly look into the issue and release my salary.
I hope you consider my request.
Tips: How to Ask for Your Pending Salary Politely?
- Address the letter to the HR department or to yoru boss/manager who deals with salary issues in your company.
- Write a simple subject line like “Application for the pending salary”
- Start the letter with a formal salutation like dear sir/madam,
- Mention your details like your name, employee id, and designation in the body of the letter.
- Mention the month for which you didn’t receive your salary.
- Make a polite request to your employer to release yoru salary.
- Finally, end the letter with letter closings like sincerely or regards.
Whom should I contact if I don’t get my salary?
You can contact the HR department or accounts department or your manager, who is responsible for salary operations in your company. (In most cases HR department deals with salaries)
What happens if the company doesn’t pay your salary?
You can proceed legally. If your company is not paying your salary without any proper reason then you can contact your nearest labour department office and register a complaint.
Can I get my salary if I leave my job without resignation?
If you abscond from your work without serving the notice period as per the appointment letter you signed, then companies will hold your salary.
After how many days will I get my salary after my resignation?
It may take 15-30 days to get your salary after the completion of the month.
Can a company withhold a salary?
If employees commit any thefts or frauds or if they abscond from their job then companies can hold the salaries until the issue gets solved.