As a tenant, there may come a time when you need to terminate your rental agreement. Whether it’s because you’re relocating to a new city, moving in with a partner or purchasing your own home, there are a number of reasons why you may need to end your lease early.

In such a scenario, it’s important to provide your landlord with a notice to terminate rental agreement to ensure that the lease is terminated in a timely and legally compliant manner. The notice should be clear and concise, and contain all the relevant information that your landlord needs to know.

Here’s a sample notice to terminate rental agreement that you can use as a guide when writing your own notice:

[Your Name and Address]


[Landlord’s Name and Address]

Dear [Landlord’s Name],

I am writing to provide you with notice of my intention to terminate the rental agreement for the property located at [Address], which is currently under lease agreement with me.

As per the terms of the lease agreement, I am required to give you [X days/weeks] advance notice of my intention to terminate the lease. This letter serves as my formal notice, and the termination will take effect on [Date of Termination].

I will ensure that the property is returned to you in the same condition as when I moved in, with all keys and access cards returned to you on or before the date of termination. Please let me know if there are any specific move-out procedures that I need to follow.

I would like to thank you for the opportunity to rent this property, and I hope that our relationship has been mutually beneficial. Please feel free to contact me to discuss any further details or to arrange a final inspection of the property.


[Your Name]

By providing your landlord with a notice to terminate rental agreement, you’re ensuring that you’re acting within the terms of your lease agreement and complying with local tenant laws. It’s always best to communicate with your landlord in a professional and courteous manner to ensure that the move-out process is as smooth as possible.