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 Curacao 

Curacao  is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Our local office is in Willemstad the capital city so are placed to recover debts throughout all of Curacao. 

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 the case of Curacao the official languages are Dutch, Papiamentu and English. 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 Curacao 

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 
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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: 

Curacao 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 Curacao: 

Location of debt recovery office in Curacao? 

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

Number of debt collection staff? 

5 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 Curacao? 

We have been operating a Caribbean debt collection service on a no win no fee basis in Curacao for over 22 years. Curacao 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 Curacao? 

5 years but laws are changing in debtor’s favour. 
Curacao 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 Curacao is 5 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: 
Curacao Open Account Years – 5 years 
Curacao Promissory Notes – 5 years 
Curacao Written Contracts – 5 years 
Curacao Oral Agreements – 5 years 

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

Dutch law. 
Curacao is listed as an overseas countries and territories (OCT) due to its relationship with Netherlands. Their status is described in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and they are not part of the EU or the European Single Market. The original Rome Treaty was signed in March 1957 for the original OCTs and has been reformed several times most notably in the Lisbon Treaty of 2007 and there are currently 13 OCTs. The population for Curacao is over 160,000 and the largest settlement is Willemstad. 

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

There is 1 company registry in Curacao which is called Curaçao Chamber of Commerce & Industry located at Kaya Junior Salas 1, Pietermaai, Curaçao. 
We have access to Curacao Company Registry searches to find out who further background information on all Curacao companies. 

What is the debt collection process in Curacao? 

Amicable debt recovery letters and processes before legal actions (same like in The Netherlands

Average length of time to collect a debt? 

The average time taken to recover a Curacao B2B debt collection case varies from case to case. All depends on the quality of the debt and financial resources/ capacity of debtor. 

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

Late payment fees / interest can be added but limited in debtor’s favour in Curacao. 

Details on legal service / process in Curacao? 

Dutch law in place. 

Curacao Business Credit Reports 

Creditreform provides over 88 million international business credit reports throughout Europe and 200 million international business credit reports worldwide. We rovide freshly investigated Curacao Company Searches 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. 

Curacao Skip Tracing Agents 

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

Curaco Debt Collection Partners in the following Curaco Cities  Willemstad Debt Collection Agency 

Which countries border Curacao? 

Curacao is situated in the Southern Caribbean Sea off the coast of Venezuela, with neighboring islands Aruba and Bonaire. 

Who are the main trading partners for Curacao? 

The main import partners for Curacao are USA, Netherlands, China, Brazil, and Colombia

What is the legal system in Curacao? 

The Curaçao legal system is based on Dutch Civil Law. 

Curacao Debt Collection Agency FAQs 

1. How does a Debt collection agency in Curacao 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 Curaçao 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 Curaçao 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 Curaçao? 

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 Curaçao 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 Curaçao? 

The reasons for using a local Curaçao debt collection agency than processing from a different country is the debt collector in Curaçao 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 Curaçao debt collection? 

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

7. How do I instruct the debt collectors in Curaçao? 

Instructing the debt collectors Curaçao 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 Curaçao debt collector? 

When instructing the debt collector in Curaçao 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 Curaçao 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 Curaçao? 

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 Curaçao 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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