Yes, a cover letter should have a header. A cover letter header should include the following:
- Your full name
- Email address
- Phone number
- Home address (optional)
- LinkedIn or other social media profiles (optional)
The header should be typed in a clear, readable font at the top of your cover letter, as pictured in the example below:
To see what an appropriate cover letter header looks like, it’s a good idea to look over a cover letter sample or two.