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    Default Letter to apply for an ATM card

    Dear Mr.X,

    Re: Application of ATM Card

    I have opened an account with your bank recently and would like to apply for an ATM Card. My account no is xxxx. I shall be grateful, if you could inform me the procedure to apply for the card. I would also like to know the duration to obtain the card, once applied.

    Awaiting a favorable response from you.

    Yours sincerely,
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    Exclamation Re: Letter to apply for an ATM card

    Dear Mr.X,

    Re: Application of ATM Card

    I have opened an account with your bank recently and would like to
    avail the facility of ATM Card. My account no is xxxx. I shall be grateful, if you could inform me the procedure to apply for the card. I would also like to know the time required for issue of the card, once applied.

    Awaiting a favorable response from you.

    Yours sincerely,
    Muktha Naive

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    Default Re: Letter to apply for an ATM card

    Quote Originally Posted by Manas Ranjan Mallick View Post
    Dear Mr.X,

    Re: Application of ATM Card

    I have opened an account with your bank recently and would like to
    avail the facility of ATM Card. My account no is xxxx. I shall be grateful, if you could inform me the procedure to apply for the card. I would also like to know the time required for issue of the card, once applied.

    Awaiting a favorable response from you.

    Yours sincerely,
    Muktha Naive
    With respect, the original letter's "apply for an ATM card" was better. It is clear and to the point.

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    Default Re: Letter to apply for an ATM card

    "My account no is xxxx."

    Wouldn't "number" better?

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    Default Re: Letter to apply for an ATM card

    "I shall be grateful, if you could inform me the procedure to apply for the card."

    Would it be better to say "I would be grateful if you could tell me what I should do to apply for an ATM card"?

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    Default Re: Letter to apply for an ATM card

    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    "I shall be grateful, if you could inform me the procedure to apply for the card."

    Would it be better to say "I would be grateful if you could tell me what I should do to apply for an ATM card"?
    'Shall' is fine. It is widely used and considered polite in India.

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    Default Re: Letter to apply for an ATM card

    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    "My account no is xxxx."

    Wouldn't "number" better?
    'N' is the widely accepted abbreviation.
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 06-Jun-2009 at 12:43.

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    Default Re: Letter to apply for an ATM card

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    'Shall' is fine. It is widely used and considered polite in India.
    "I shall be grateful, if you could inform me the procedure to apply for the card."

    inform + someone + something
    Is this acceptable?

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    Default Re: Letter to apply for an ATM card

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    'N' is the widely accepted abbreviation.

    Isn't No. correct?

    [C] (abbr. No.) (symb #) used before a figure to show the position of sth in a series: They live at number 26. The song reached number 5 in the charts.

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    Default Re: Letter to apply for an ATM card

    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    "I shall be grateful, if you could inform me the procedure to apply for the card."

    inform + someone + something
    Is this acceptable?
    Inform someone of something.

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