Indiana Lease Termination Notice Forms

Last Updated: November 21, 2022 by Marnie Snyder

An Indiana lease termination notice form is an official legal document provided to either the tenant or the landlord informing them that the tenancy is ending. If rent is paid monthly, then at least 30 days notice must be provided before the tenancy can end.

Types of Indiana Lease Termination Notice Forms

Notice Form Lease Type
30 Day Notice to Vacate Monthly
90 Day Notice to Vacate Yearly

Indiana 30 Day Notice to Vacate

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An Indiana 30 Day Notice to Vacate is an official lease termination letter written for leases that are not year-to-year, such as a month-to-month tenancy. This notice may also be used for tenants that do not have a written lease that pay rent monthly or for tenants with an expired lease. The legal letter must be delivered at least thirty (30) calendar days before the end date specified in the notice.

Indiana 90 Day Notice to Vacate

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An Indiana 90 Day Notice to Vacate is an official legal document designed to terminate a year-to-year tenancy pursuant to state law. The lease termination letter must be provided by the landlord or the tenant at least ninety (90) calendar days prior to the expiration of the lease.

How to Write a Lease Termination Notice in Indiana

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 Calculate Expiration Date in Indiana

To terminate a month-to-month tenancy, the lease termination letter must be provided by either party at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to the end date specified in the notice.

To terminate a year-to-year tenancy, the ninety (90) day Notice to Vacate shall be delivered by the landlord or the tenant at least ninety (90) calendar days before the expiration of the lease.

How to Serve a Lease Termination Notice in Indiana

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

  1. Handing the notice to the other party in person;
  2. Handing the notice to a person 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) additional calendar days to the notice period to account for variability in post office delivery times.

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