1. Costs - No Win No Fee! 

Having long standing relationships with all our overseas partners we have agreements to provide these services on a NO WIN NO FEE basis charging the agreed commission rate against monies recovered only. 

2. Coverage in American Samoa 

American Samoa is an unincorporated island territory of the USA located in the South Pacific Ocean. Our local office is in Pago Pago where we recover debts throughout all of American Samoa. 

3. Local Experience 

Unlike many of our competitors all cases are handled by the local office or partner. Most of the population is bilingual, speaking Samoan and English equally. The local offices are able to communicate with the debtors in their appropriate language. We also understand the local cultures and know all the legal processes. These are reasons why Creditreform are the ideal people to help you in collecting debts from overseas. 

4. Statute of Limitation in American Samoa 

3 years with 10 years on written contracts, but there are many special exemptions so whatever the age please contact us and we will advise if we can assist with your claim 
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How to Instruct Us 

We simply require the following details: 
Full name & address of the debtor 
All available contact details of the debtor i.e. contact name(s) / Tel / Mobile / Email(s) 
Amount owed (Invoice(s) or Statement will help) 
Or ask us to call you – just leave us your details: 

American Samoa Debt Collection – No Win No Fee 

Creditreform operates a global specialist International debt collections service. We have local offices and fully approved expert international debt collection agency partners in every country worldwide. All our International debt collection agency partners and offices operate on a No Win No Fee basis charging an agreed commission against monies recovered only. All our international offices and partners initiate the collection processes by sending the debtors a debt collection letter to introduce their involvement. 
Main reasons why a local country debt recovery agency is so important rather than trying to recover from a debt collection agency UK are as follows: 
The local International Debt collection Partners know: 
The local cultures 
The best methods of initiating debt recovery letters and processes 
The languages 
The laws 
Are in the same time zones 
Herewith details of our debt collection service American Samoa: 

Location of debt recovery office in American Samoa? 

Pago Pago. All debt collection letters are sent by the local head office. 

Number of debt collection staff? 

We have 3-5 staff  working at our office.. Each staff member is allocated a client and all their debt collection letters are personalised in order to effect the best response results from debtors. 

How long have you been operating a debt recovery service in American Samoa? 

We have been operating an Oceania/Pacific debt collection service on a no win no fee basis in American Samoa for several years. American Samoa is included on our debt collection agency list

What type of debt collection services do you provide? Do you do commercial debt recovery (B2B) and consumer debt recovery (B2C)? 

We handle both Business to Business debt recovery cases and Business to Consumer debt collections cases. There is different content for business to business debt collection letter templates and business to consumer debt collection letters templates

Statue of Limitation in American Samoa? 

American Samoa civil litigation statute of limitations is a law that time limits a plaintiff’s right to bring a claim against a defendant. The statute of limitations in American Samoa is 3-10 years. However, if an action has been taken within this time then the statute of limitations time will be extended to account for this. Once the specified time period elapses then no action can be taken through the legal processes unless the plaintiff is able to prove exceptional circumstances. Other Statute of Limitations include: 
American Samoa Open Account Years – 3 years 
American Samoa Promissory Notes – 10 years 
American Samoa Written Contracts – 10 years 
American Samoa Oral Agreements - 3 years 

How EU (European Union) laws effect debt collection in American Samoa? 

There is no effect by EU laws on debt collection. 
There is currently no Free Trade Agreement that has been signed or any ongoing negotiations between American Samoa and European Union. 

How many companies registries in American Samoa for businesses (i.e. UK has just 1 central registry)? 

There is only one central company registry for businesses 
There is 1 company registry in American Samoa which is called American Samoa Department of Commerce located at American Samoa Government, A.P. Lutali Executive Office Bldg, Utulei, American Samoa 96799. 
We have access to American Samoa Company Registry searches to find out who further background information on all American Samoa companies. 

What is the debt collection process in American Samoa? 

Out of court settlement is the best method of debt collection in American Samoa. If not successful then Mediation followed by proceedings with a court action. 

Average length of time to collect a debt? 

Up to 2 years in American Samoa. 
The average time taken to recover a American Samoa B2B debt collection case varies from case to case. 

Can late payment fees / interest to be added to claims? 

Unfortunately late payment interest is unlikely to be recovered for American Samoa debt collection cases. 

Details on legal service / process in American Samoa? 

Similar to the US court system 

American Samoa Business Credit Reports 

Creditreform provides over 88 million international business credit reports throughout Europe and 200 million international business credit reports worldwide. We provide freshly investigated American Samoa Credit Reports which can be done prior to trading to make sure the company you will be dealing with can meet the commitment or once the debt becomes overdue to ensure the debtor can meet the amount owed. 

American Samoa Skip Tracing Agents 

Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert local American Samoa tracing agent services to locate any absconded debtor. This debtor tracing service is provided on a No Find No Fee basis only charging for a successful trace. 

Specialist Debt Recovery Experts 

There are many unique requirements to recovering international debts in all countries including American Samoa debt collection services which differ from the UK debt collection agency services and therefore it is very important that cases are handled directly by our expert international debt collection agencies and not from debt collectors UK. This method of international debt collection sets Creditreform aside from the competition who in many cases try and recover debts from a UK debt collector only. Using the local offices and partners enables us to achieve a far greater success rate and our No Win No Fee service together with competitive commission rates against monies recovered only ensures you get the best service. 

American Samoa Debt Collection Partners in the following American Samoa Cities 

What is the legal system in American Samoa? 

The American Samoa legal system is based on law of the United States

American Samoa Debt Collection Agency FAQs 

1. How does a Debt collection agency in American Samoa recover overdue debts? 

The debt collection process is initiated by an introductory letter to your debtor stating the amount owed to you and informing them of our involvement. Letters are then followed up with emails and telephone calls. From our experience the most effective part of this process will be the outsourcing to a third party debt collection agency in American Samoa as the debtor now has to resolve the debt and can no longer hide or provide lame excuses. 

2. How long does the debt recovery agency in American Samoa take to process a case? 

The debt collection case will be processed immediately up receipt and a letter sent normally by email and post. You will receive an automated confirmation by return. 

3. What is the success rate for debt collection agencies in American Samoa? 

The success rate of the debt recovery case depends on a number of factors including the solvency of the debtor and whether the case has a legitimate dispute. Our aim is to recover every debt that is recoverable. 

4. Does the debt recovery agency in American Samoa operate a No Win No Fee debt collection? 

We take on all debt collection cases on No Win No Fee basis only charging the agreed commission against monies recovered. 

5. Why use a local debt recovery agency American Samoa? 

The reasons for using a local American Samoa debt collection agency than processing from a different country is the debt collector in American Samoa speaks the local language, knows the local laws and operates in the same time zones. 

6. Are there any debts too old or too small for American Samoa debt collection? 

We will assess all debt cases, irrelevant of age and size and then advise the best processes to recover these through the American Samoa debt collector. 

7. How do I instruct the debt collectors in American Samoa? 

Instructing the debt collectors American Samoa is a simple process. You just email details of the debt, debtor and amount to be recovered and the case can be initiated. 

8. What evidence do I need to provide when instructing the American Samoa debt collector? 

When instructing the debt collector in American Samoa just provide copies of invoices/statements, debtor contact details and any relevant information you may have to assist with the recovery process. 

9. Who does the debtor pay? 

In general the debt collector in American Samoa will request payments to be sent directly to the client but if not possible for any reasons will take payment directly. If payment is taken then cleared funds will be processed and sent to client straight away. 

10. Can I instruct multiple cases? 

You can send unlimited debt case instructions. Our systems will automate volume cases to meet your requirements. 

11. Can you trace debtors in American Samoa? 

Through our network of skip tracing agents we have an extremely high success rate of locating your absconded debtor. 

12. How long does the debt collection process take? 

On average the debt collections process takes 90 days to resolve an amicable debt recovery case. There are a number of factors that can delay this process but we will keep you informed every step of the way 

13. What are my options if debt collection is not successful? 

If the debt recovery service is not successful we will advise you of your options including legal actions. Please note no legal actions or other processes will be taken without prior instruction from you. 
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