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 Cape Verde 

We cover all 22 municipalities called concelhos in Cape Verde. Our local office is in Cidade de Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal where we recover debts throughout all of Cape Verde. 

3. Local Experience 

Unlike many of our competitors all cases are handled by the local office or partner. The official language in Cape Verde is Portuguese, but most of the locals speak Cape Verdean Creole. The local office speak the local languages, and can work in the debtor's native tongue. 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 Cape Verde 

6 years 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: 

Cape Verde 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 Cape Verde: 

Location of debt recovery office in Cape Verde? 

Entrada de Santa Maria, Prédio Garantia, 1º Esq., Cx. Postal n.º 107, Cidade de Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cabo Verde. 
All debt collection letters are sent by the local head office. 

Number of debt collection staff? 

5-10 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 Cape Verde? 

We have been operating an African debt collection service on a no win no fee basis in Cape Verde for over 10 years. Cape Verde 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 Cape Verde? 

6 years. 

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

Influenced by Portugal
Cape Verde provisionally signed a free trade agreement (FTA) as part of The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS or CEDEAO in French) which included 16 African states together with the European Union (EU) in 2014. This is referred to as the Economic Partnership Agreement between the ECOWAS and the European Union. The other ECOWAS member states are Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo

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

There is 1 company registry in Cape Verde which is called National Press of Cape Verde - Imprensa Nacional de Cabo Verde located at Av. Amilcar Cabral / Calçada Diogo Gomes, City of Praia, Republic of Cape Verde, C.P. 113. 
We have access to Cape Verde Company Registry searches to find out who further background information on all Cape Verde companies. 

What is the debt collection process in Cape Verde? 

Debt recovery Letters cycles, emails, telephone calls and site visits 

Average length of time to collect a debt? 

The average time taken to recover a Cape Verde B2B debt collection case varies from case to case. Depends and nature of the debt collection case. Straight forward cases can be resolved within 6-8 weeks 

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

Yes, fees can be added for Cape Verde debt collection cases according to local law. 

Details on legal service / process in Cape Verde? 

The court system is heavily influenced by the Portuguese Processes 

Cape Verde 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 Cape Verde 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. 

Cape Verde Skip Tracing Agents 

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

Cape Verde Debt Collection Partners in the following Cape Verde Cities 

What is the legal system in Cape Verde (Cabo Verde)? 

The Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) legal system is based on Portuguese civil law. 

What is the name of the Government Gazette in Cape Verde (Cabo Verde)? 

The Gazette in Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) is called the Boletim Oficial - Official Bulletin. 

Which countries border Cape Verde? 

Cape Verde is an island nation that shares maritime borders with Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, and Senegal

Who are the main trading partners for Cape Verde? 

The main trade markets for Cape Verde are Portugal, Netherlands, Spain and China

What is the Supreme Court in Cape Verde? 

The Supreme Court in Cape Verde is called the 'Supreme Court of Justice' 

Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) Debt Collection Agency FAQs 

1. How does a Debt collection agency in Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 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 Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 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 Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 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 Cape Verde (Cabo Verde)? 

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 Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 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 in Cape Verde (Cabo Verde)? 

The reasons for using a local Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) debt collection agency than processing from a different country is the debt collector in Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 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 Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) debt collection? 

We will assess all debt cases, irrelevant of age and size and then advise the best processes to recover these through the Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) debt collector. 

7. How do I instruct the debt collectors in Cape Verde (Cabo Verde)? 

Instructing the debt collectors Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 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 Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) debt collector? 

When instructing the debt collector in Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 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 Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 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 Cape Verde (Cabo Verde)? 

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 in Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 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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