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 Macedonia 

Macedonia (North Macedonia) is divided into 80 municipalities with 10 of these in the capital Skopje alone. Our local office is in Skopje enabling us to recover debts throughout the entire country. 

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 over 66% speak Macedonian and 25% speak Albanian with other languages such as Turkish also 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 Macedonia 

5 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: 

Macedonia 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. 
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 Macedonia: 

Location of debt recovery office in Macedonia? 

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

Number of debt collection staff? 

5 Attorneys at law. 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 Macedonia? 

We have been operating a European debt collection service on a no win no fee basis in North Macedonia since 1985. North Macedonia 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 Macedonia? 

Claims shall become time barred in five years. 
Mutual claims of contractual parties arising from contracts for exchange of goods and services become time barred within a period of three years. 
The claim of rent becomes time barred within a period of three years. 
A claim of compensation of damage becomes time barred in a period of three years after the damaged party has found out about the damage or the party causing the damage. In any case this claim becomes time barred within five years after the damage has been caused. 
North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia 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. 

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

European laws are effective only if Macedonia is a signatory and has ratified them. 
North Macedonia signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) in 2001 and this has been enforced since 2004. North Macedonia is also part of SAA (Stabilisation and Association Agreement). North Macedonia is currently negotiating for EU accession. North Macedonia is on the current agenda for future enlargement of the European Union (EU). It applied for EU membership in 2004 and is one seven EU candidates along with Albania, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine

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

There is 1 company registry in North Macedonia which is called The Central Register of the Republic of North Macedonia located at bul. Kuzman Josifovski Pitu, br. 1, 1000 Skopje. 
We have access to North Macedonia Company Registry searches to find out who further background information on all North Macedonia companies. 

What is the debt collection process in Macedonia? 

The collection process usually starts with sending debt recovery letter to the debtor and startling negotiation for out of court settlement of debt. In case, the debtor agrees with the terms and conditions proposed by the creditor, is to be prepared an Out of court agreement for settlement, signed by both parties. In case not to be achieved out of court agreement for settlement of the debt, the creditor has a right to initiate a court procedure in front of the competent court and after bringing the final and effective decision for the case the debtor does not react positively, the creditor can initiate an execution procedure for debt collection in front of the competent executor. 

Average length of time to collect a debt? 

The average time taken to recover a North Macedonia B2B debt collection case varies from case to case but is up to 3 (three) years for litigation. 

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

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

Details on legal service / process in Macedonia? 

The legal services is to be initiated by side of an authorized person/attorney at law with submitting an appropriate power of attorney 
In the extrajudicial debt collection procedure it can be agreed recovery of the debt to be with or without interest, dependently of the consensus achieved by the both sides. In the execution procedure the recovery of the debt is always with interest. 
. The costs for the bailiff have to be paid in advance. They are added to the claim and have to be settled by the debtor. 
We have an own software-system that allows us to cover big quantities of files. They are processed the same day. Our clients receive also a login so they can check the status of their files whenever they want. They are always updated on the same day. 

Macedonian Business Credit Reports 

Creditreform provides over 88 million international business credit reports throughout Europe and 200 million international business credit reports worldwide. There are about 100,000 entities entered in the Macedonia register. These include Private Limited Company, Public Trade Company, Limited Partnership, Associations and Sole Traders. Through our online databases you can download North Macedonian business 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. 

North Macedonia Skip Tracing Agents 

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

Specialist Debt Recovery Experts 

There are many unique requirements to recovering international debts in all countries including Macedonia 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. 

North Macedonia Debt Collection Partners in the following North Macedonia Cities 

What is the legal system in North Macedonia? 

The North Macedonia legal system is based on German civil law. 

What is the name of the Government Gazette in North Macedonia? 

The Gazette in North Macedonia is called the Official Gazette of the Republic of North Macedonia (Official Herald) - Služben vesnik na Republika Severna Makedonija (Службен весник на Република Северна Македонија). 

Who are the main trading partners for North Macedonia? 

The main import and export partner for North Macedonia are Germany, Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, Russia, and Italy

Which countries border North Macedonia? 

North Macedonia is a European country is the Balkans which is bordered to the north by Kosovo and Serbia, to the east by Bulgaria, to the south by Greece, and to the west by Albania

What is the Supreme Court in North Macedonia? 

The Supreme Courts for North Macedonia are called: 
Constitutional Court of North Macedonia 
Supreme Court of North Macedonia 

North Macedonia Debt Collection Agency FAQs 

1. How does a Debt collection agency in North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia? 

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 North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia? 

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

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

7. How do I instruct the debt collectors in North Macedonia? 

Instructing the debt collectors North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia debt collector? 

When instructing the debt collector in North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia? 

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 North Macedonia 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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