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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)
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Antigua & Barbuda 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.
Antigua and Barbuda is reliant on tourism which accounts for 60% of the country’s GDP. It is vulnerable to natural disasters which damage the country’s economy considerably when they occur. Barbuda suffered significant damages after hurricanes Irma and Maria passed through the Caribbean in 2017.
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
Are in the same time zones
Herewith details of our debt collection service Antigua & Barbuda:
Location of debt recovery office in Antigua & Barbuda?
St John's. All debt collection letters are sent by the local head office.
Number of debt collection staff?
Six (6).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 Antigua & Barbuda?
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 Antigua & Barbuda?
The Limitation Act 1997 – limitation period for most contractual debts is six (6) years
How many companies registries in Antigua & Barbuda for businesses (i.e. UK has just 1 central registry)?
1 central register in Antigua & Barbuda
What is the debt collection process in Antigua & Barbuda?
Generally we send out a pre-action debt collection letter given the debtor at least 30 days to settle or to otherwise make arrangements to settle. If no settlement or response then proceed to filing a claim in court
Average length of time to collect a debt?
Varies widely from case to case - can be several weeks / months
Can late payment fees / interest to be added to claims?
Yes, if part of the original contractual arrangement.
Details on legal service / process in Antigua & Barbuda?
Generally there must be personal service.
Alternatively, you can apply for service by advertisement in the newspaper. I do not know how the court will view such an application since the only “local newspapers” are online only.
Antigua & Barbuda 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 Antigua & Barbuda 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.
Antigua & Barbuda Skip Tracing Agents
Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert local Antigua & Barbuda 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 Antigua and Barbuda debt collection services which differ from the UK and therefore it is very important that cases are handled directly by our expert international debt collection agencies and not from debt collections 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
Who are the main trading partners for Antigua & Barbuda?
Which countries border Antigua & Barbuda?
What is the legal system in Antigua & Barbuda?
The legal system in Antigua & Barbuda is common law legal system is based on the English model.
What is the name of the Government Gazette in Antigua & Barbuda?
The Antigua & Barbuda legal system is based on English common law.
Antigua & Barbuda Debt Collection Agency FAQs
1. How does a Debt collection agency in Antigua & Barbuda 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 Antigua & Barbuda 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 Antigua & Barbuda 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 Antigua & Barbuda?
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 Antigua & Barbuda 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 Antigua & Barbuda?
The reasons for using a local Antigua & Barbuda debt collection agency than processing from a different country is the debt collector in Antigua & Barbuda 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 Antigua & Barbuda debt collection?
We will assess all debt cases, irrelevant of age and size and then advise the best processes to recover these through the Antigua & Barbuda debt collector.
7. How do I instruct the debt collectors in Antigua & Barbuda?
Instructing the debt collectors Antigua & Barbuda 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 Antigua & Barbuda debt collector?
When instructing the debt collector in Antigua & Barbuda 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 Antigua & Barbuda 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 Antigua & Barbuda?
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 in Antigua & Barbuda 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.