Indiana 30 Day Notice to Vacate

Last Updated: November 21, 2022 by Marnie Snyder

An Indiana 30 Day Notice to Vacate is a lease termination letter written to end a month-to-month tenancy or for tenants that do not have a lease that pay rent monthly. This letter is provided by either party at least thirty (30) calendar days before the end date specified in the notice.

When to Use an Indiana 30 Day Notice to Vacate

A landlord or a tenant may use an Indiana 30-Day Notice to Vacate to end a month-to-month arrangement in accordance with state law. This notice may also be used for tenants that have no written lease that pay rent monthly or for tenants with an expired lease.

How to Write an Indiana 30 Day Notice to Vacate

For a lease termination notice to be legally compliant:

  1. State who the legal letter is addressed to (use full name of the receiving party).
  2. Include the termination date of the lease or tenancy.
  3. Fill in the full address of the rental premises.
  4. For tenants, provide your new address and an updated phone number.
  5. Sign the notice and print your name.
  6. For landlords, include contact information, such as address and phone number.
  7. Complete the certificate of service by indicating the date and method of notice delivery along with printed name and signature.

Without this information on the lease termination notice, a judge may not be able to proceed with legal action.

How to Serve an Indiana 30 Day Notice to Vacate

A landlord or tenant can deliver lease termination notices in Indiana using any of the below acceptable methods:

  1. Handing the notice to the receiving party in person;
  2. Handing the notice to a person at the premises who can accept the legal letter on behalf of the other party;
  3. Mailing the notice by certified or registered mail with a return receipt.

When sending the notice by certified or registered mail, add three (3) calendar days to the notice period to account for variability in post office delivery times.

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