Apology Email to Boss for Delay – Sample Email Apologizing for Work Delay

To:        _________@____.__ (Receiver’s email address)
Bcc/Cc: _________@____.__ (Bcc/ Cc receiver’s email address)

From:   _________@____.__ (Sender’s email address)

Subject: Apology for Work Delay

Respected Sir/Madam,

I am writing in reference to the task assigned to me. I regret to inform you that due to ___________ (mention reason – unexpected circumstances/technical issues/any other), I will be unable to meet the deadline for the assigned work. I kindly request an extension of ___________ (mention duration – no. of days/week/other) to complete the task. I assure you that I will finish the work within the extended timeframe. I apologize for any inconvenience caused by the delay.

Waiting for a response,

_________ (Your name),
_________ (Contact details)

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