What Are the Parts of an Application Letter?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 12:46:42 AM ET
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The main parts of an application letter include the address section, heading of the letter, the opening paragraph stating the reason for writing a letter, the main body and the closing paragraph. In some cases, an applicant may add a paragraph that expresses gratitude for being considered. The letter must have a paragraph explaining the skills and reasons that qualify the candidate for the position.