Collection Letters

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									This document provides three (3) sample templates for collection demand letters to be
used by an individual seeking to collect on delinquent accounts. The letters increase in
tone and should be used sequentially when attempting to collect payment. These
letters are intended to provide standard language and can be modified to fit the needs of
any individual or company attempting to collect payment on a delinquent account.
                                           Collection Letters
These collection letters were created to help with delinquent accounts. Delinquent accounts should be collected
within ninety days to maintain any reasonable chance of recovery. You will find three letters in increasing tone
attempting to have the customer contact you in order to recover the account.




[Name]
[Street address]
[City, state zip]

Re: [Account number]

Dear Sir,

This is a reminder that your account of is overdue. We know this must be an oversight! Would you please
post a payment to your account, or call us at our toll free number to make arrangements, if you are
unable to pay your account. We will be glad to work with you to bring your account with us current, if you
have already made a payment, please let us know so we may reflect the payment in our records.

Thank you for your payment.

Sincerely,




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[Name]
[Street address]
[City, state zip]

Re: [Account number]

Dear Sir,

Your account is seriously past due! We are sending you this reminder; we have already sent an earlier
request that you bring your account current. We appreciate your business, but in order to do so, we need
your cooperation. Please send us your check promptly, if you are unable to make a payment upon your
account please call us at our toll free number to make arrangements. We will be glad to work with you to
bring your account with us current, if you have already made a payment, please let us know so we may
reflect the payment in our records so that your account will not be placed in collections.

Thank you for your prompt payment.

Sincerely,




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[Name]
[Street address]
[City, state zip]

Re: [Account number]

Dear Sir,

This is your third and final reminder! Please call us, we must hear from you immediately! Your business is
important to us, but you must make a payment immediately.

If there is some problem or error with your account, we will be glad to correct it. If you are unable to make
a payment upon your account please call us at our toll free number to make arrangements. We will be
glad to work with you to bring your account current, if you have already made a payment, please let us
know.

We do not want to refer your account to collections; you have been a good customer. We would like to
maintain our good business relationship with you as one of our cherished customers, but in order to do so
you must make a payment upon your account. If we do not hear from you, we will have no alternative, but
to refer your account to collections.

We do not want to take this step, so please let us hear from you as soon as possible.

Sincerely,




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