My next (specify) payment will be due on
Due to an unexpected emergency that has occurred, I will
be unable to make this payment by the (date) I am
requesting an extension of (time) to make this payment.
If you review my file, I believe you will find that my
payments have generally been made in a timely fashion.
My relationship with your bank is very important to me,
as well as my desire to maintain a good credit rating.
Thank you very much for your consideration of this request.