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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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Niger 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
Are in the same time zones
Herewith details of our debt collection service Niger:
Location of debt recovery office in Niger?
Our offices are located in Niamey. All debt collection letters are sent by the local head office.
Number of debt collection staff?
We are 3 associate lawyers assisted by 2 in-house lawyers, an accounting secretary and 2 pre-trainees. 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 Niger?
We have been operating an African debt collection service on a no win no fee basis in Niger since 1998. Niger 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 Niger?
Limitation period defends the nature of the civil or commercial claim.
Niger 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 varies in Niger. Once a specified time period elapses then no action can be taken through the legal processes unless the plaintiff is able to prove exceptional circumstances.
How EU (European Union) laws effect debt collection in Niger?
Niger has its own law on debt collection which is an OHADA community law. This is the only one applicable.
Niger is in discussions over 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, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.
How many companies registries in Niger for businesses (i.e. UK has just 1 central registry)?
There is 1 company registry in Niger which is called National Institute of Statistics – Directory of Companies / Centre des Formalités des Entreprises" (CFE) located at BP 209 Niamey Niger.
We have access to Niger Company Registry searches to find out who further background information on all Niger companies.
What is the debt collection process in Niger?
1. A formal notice to pay
2. Assignment before the competent court (civil or commercial)
Average length of time to collect a debt?
The average time taken to recover a Niger B2B debt collection case varies from case to case:
Amicable procedure: 7 days
Contentious procedure: 2 to 3 months per instance.
Can late payment fees / interest to be added to claims?
Yes, fees can be added for Niger debt collection cases according to local law.
Details on legal service / process in Niger?
As stated, the whole procedure is framed by OHADA law which is available online.
For more than 4 years, Niger has a Commercial Court and an arbitration center before which the recovery procedure is very fast.
Niger 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 Niger 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.
Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert local Niger 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 Niger 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 the 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.
Who are the main trading partners for Niger?
Which countries border Niger?
Sister Cities for Debt Collection in Niamey
What is the Supreme Court in Niger?
The Supreme Courts for Niger are called
The Supreme Court of Niger
The Court of Appeals of Niger
The Constitutional Court of Niger
The High Court of Justice
The State Security Court
Niger Debt Collection Agency FAQs
1. How does a Debt collection agency in Niger 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 Niger 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 Niger 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 Niger?
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 Niger 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 Niger?
The reasons for using a local Niger debt collection agency than processing from a different country is the debt collector in Niger 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 Niger debt collection?
We will assess all debt cases, irrelevant of age and size and then advise the best processes to recover these through the Niger debt collector.
7. How do I instruct the debt collectors in Niger?
Instructing the debt collectors Niger 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 Niger debt collector?
When instructing the debt collector in Niger 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 Niger 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 Niger?
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 Niger 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.