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Consumer Rights.

4 March 2021

Letter to your bank to cancel a direct debit

Want to cancel your direct debit? Make sure you tell your bank and the organisation whose payment you're cancelling. Use our handy template letter to contact your bank.
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[Your address]

[Bank/building society address]

Dear

[Reference: Cancellation of a direct debit]

Account number: [xx]
Sort code: [xx]
Company name: [name of organisation taking the Direct Debit]
Reference: [insert the Direct Debit reference from your bank statement]
Amount: [if known, or variable]
Date: [eg 1st of the month]

Please cancel the Direct Debit Instruction detailed above effective from [insert date].

I have copied this letter to [insert organisation name] for their information.

Yours faithfully

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