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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 Benin 

Benin is divided into 12 departments. Our local office is in Cotonou which is the capital city of Benin so we are centrally located to recover debts throughout all of Benin. 

3. Local Experience 

Unlike many of our competitors all cases are handled by the local office or partner. The reasons for this are they speak the debtors' language, in this case the official language of Benin is French. However, indigenous languages such as Fon and Yoruba are commonly spoken. We 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 Benin 

5 years but there are special exemptions so whatever the age please contact us and we will advise if we can assist with your claim 
Search a country below for debt collection: 

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: 

Benin 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 Benin: 

Location of debt recovery office in Benin? 

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

Number of debt collection staff? 

6 staff. 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 Benin? 

Since 1984 

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 Benin? 

Obligations arising in the course of their trade between traders, or between traders and non-traders, are prescribed by five (05) years if they are not subject to shorter requirements, in accordance with the provisions of the Uniform Act on General Commercial Law. 

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

Has very little impact in Benin 

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

1 company registry in Benin 

Average length of time to collect a debt? 

3-6 months on average 

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

Yes, Late payment fees / interest  can be added to claims 
The Court can be seized when formal notices become unsuccessful. No duration is determined for recovery. Benin has only one trade register (Registre de Commerce et du Crédit Mobilier). 
In United Kingdom, the creditor may, in the event of non-payment by a debtor, initiate a debt recovery procedure, the starting point of which is the letter before claim. If this formal notice remains unsuccessful, he will choose the strategy to adopt according to certain circumstances such as the amount of the debt, the status of the debtor, the reasons given by the debtor for the non-payment of his debt so his assets. and its solvency, either a statutory demand with an obligation to pay within 21 days or a claim (request at the Court). 
This  statutory demand is effective only if the debtor has the means to settle the debt and is not contested. The amount of the claim must be greater than £ 750 for companies and £ 5,000 for individuals 
In the event of a debt dispute (eg defective delivered products, non-compliant quantity, etc.) the statutory demand is less appropriate. It is advisable to complain courts to obtain a court order. 
It is important to know that additional costs may be added throughout the trial. The losing party must pay the costs and expenses of the winning party in addition to its own costs and expenses. 
If the debtor still does not pay despite the pronouncement of a judgment against him, even if this judgment has been rendered by a French court, the creditor may still demand execution in England under certain conditions. 

BeninBusiness 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 Benin 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. 

Benin Tracing Agents 

Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert local Benin 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 Benin 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 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. 
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