Types of confirmation letters include guest attendance confirmation, letters used to confirm authorization given to someone, confirmation of an appointment and confirmation of a directive or decision. The purpose of a confirmation letter is to recognize a previous engagement or to verify requested information.
Businesses, organizations and individuals use confirmation letters on a daily basis to avoid misunderstandings. Organizations send confirmation letters to clients prior to important meetings or deliveries, and employers may send confirmation to banks or property owners to verify an employee’s status. Individuals use them to confirm receipt of delivery or service rendered, and to confirm travel arrangements.