A letter of inquiry is written to inquire about an issue from a higher authority. The letter is drafted to get some more information which is not available on website, brochures, literature of the product. The letter is written by a customer to the company seeking some information about a new product or service. This sort of letter is written by a student to university to get information about a recently launched course. This type of letter is written to governmental officials to understand how to complete a procedure or apply for a license, etc.
To seek information that can be used is the main objective of this letter. The letter is specially written to enquire about a product, service, course, government rules, etc. from authorities. The letter has to use formal language with soft and positive tone. The letter has to be to the point, short and precise. The letter should give out the main purpose in the first few lines so that the reader can clearly understand the motive. The letter has to clearly state the issue and aspect of the issue you want to inquire about. Be clear in what you are inquiring about and how the authority can help you in that regard.
Here are some suggestions that will help you in drafting a letter of inquiry: