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 Denmark 

Denmark is divided into 5 regions. Our local office is in Brøndby which is in the most populous region of Hovedstaden near the capital Copenhagen

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 Danish is the most widely spoken and 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 Denmark 

3 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: 

Case Study - DKK 15,000 recovered from Denmark Debtor 

Initiation of Case 
A large UK client located near Watford had a debt of DKK 15,000 against a debtor in Brondby, Denmark. The debt related a service agreement. Debtor just stopped paying. 
Debt Collection Processes 
Upon receipt of the case we forwarded it to our local approved partner in Denmark. They then immediately sent the initial dunning letter to the debtor stating the amount owed and a deadline to pay. Contact was made with the debtor straight away and a promised payment was settled on time. 
The client has been more than satisfied with the efficiency and professionalism of our services provided especially as it relates to high volume cases. 

Denmark 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. 
We work with a number of companies in Denmark including NAVTEAM who are leading marine electronic providers. 
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 Denmark: 

Location of debt recovery office in Denmark? 

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

Number of debt collection staff? 

150. Each staff member is allocated a client and all their debt collection letters are personalised in order to effect the best response result s from debtors. 

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

We have been operating a European debt collection service on a no win no fee basis in Denmark since 1997. Denmark 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 Denmark? 

Denmark 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 Denmark is 3 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: 
Denmark Open Account Years – 3 years 
Denmark Promissory Notes – 10 years 
Denmark Written Contracts – 10 years 
Denmark Oral Agreements – these are binding in some cases but there is no legislation for limitation 

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

Most EU laws does not affect Denmark as we are a fairly open country. One law that can be applied around the EU is the European Account Preservation Order which does not apply in Denmark. 
Denmark has been a European Union (EU) member country since 1973, opt-out from Euro since 1999 and Schengen area member since 2001. 

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

Denmark has one place where businesses can register. It is called the CVR (Central Company Register). 
There is 1 company registry in Denmark which is called Central Business Register, Danish Business Authority located at Langelinie Allé 17, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark. 
We have access to Denmark Company Registry searches to find out who further background information on all Denmark companies. 

What is the debt collection process in Denmark? 

You can apply three different stages in Denmark: Out of Court debt collection, In Court Debt Collection And Monitoring. Most of our clients usually starts their cases in Out of Court, where we start the process of Collection. After Approx. 40 days we switch phase to the juridical phase (In Court Debt Collection). Should the debtor not pay while in court, the case would go to monitoring. Our monitoring process should be looked at as a cloud where a customer’s case floats around until we see a change in the debtors economy. Once the change has been identified we will try to engage contact. 

Average length of time to collect a debt? 

The average time taken to recover a Denmark B2B debt collection case varies from case to case but typically takes 3-12 months. 

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

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

Details on legal service / process in Denmark? 

It costs in region of 1,000 DKK which will be refunded when the debtor has paid his/hers Debt. 
Documentation will be asked for. 

Denmark Business Credit Reports 

Creditreform provides over 88 million international business credit reports throughout Europe and 200 million international business credit reports worldwide. Total businesses registered in Denmark is in excess of 1 million. Through our online databases you can download Denmark credit reports instantly. This 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.. 

Denmark Skip Tracing Agents 

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

Denmark Debt Collection Partners in the following Danish Cities 

Which countries border Denmark? 

Denmark is bordered by Germany, Norway, and Sweden

Who are the main trading partners for Denmark? 

The main export markets for Denmark are Germany, Sweden, Norway and United Kingdom
The top import countries for Denmark are Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, China and Norway

What is the legal system in Denmark? 

The Denmark legal system is based on North Germanic law. Scandinavian-North Germanic civil law. 

What is the name of the Government Gazette in Denmark? 

The Gazettes in Denmark are: 
Lovtidende - Law Tidings (Legislative) 
Statstidende - State Tidings (Executive) 
Kunngerðablaðið Føroya - Faeroer Proclamation Gazette 

What is the Supreme Court in Denmark? 

The Supreme Court is called the 'Højesteret, lit' (Highest Court) in Danish. 

Denmark Debt Collection Agency FAQs 

1. How does a Debt collection agency in Denmark 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 Denmark 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 Denmark 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 Denmark? 

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 Denmark 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 Denmark? 

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

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

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

Instructing the debt collectors Denmark 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 Denmark debt collector? 

When instructing the debt collector in Denmark 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 Denmark 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 Denmark? 

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 Denmark 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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