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 Papua New Guinea 

Papua New Guinea is divided into 4 regions with 22 province-level divisions. Our local office is in Port Moresby where we recover debts throughout all of Papua New Guinea. 

3. Local Experience 

Unlike many of our competitors all cases are handled by the local office or partner. Papua New Guinea has more languages than any other country, with over 820 indigenous languages. The most widely spoken is Enga, followed by Melpa and Huli. The local offices are able to communicate with the debtors in their appropriate language. We also 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 Papua New Guinea 

6 years but some exemptions of 12 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: 

Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea: 

Location of debt recovery office in Papua New Guinea? 

BOROKO, National Capital District Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. All debt collection letters are sent by the local head office. 

Number of debt collection staff? 

We have 3-5 staff  working at our office. 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 Papua New Guinea? 

We have been operating an Oceania/Pacific debt collection service on a no win no fee basis in Papua New Guinea for over 10 years. Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea? 

6 years, but there are some exceptions up to 12 years. 
Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea is 6 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 Papua New Guinea? 

There is no effect by EU laws on debt collection. 
Papua New Guinea is in discussions over a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) which was provisionally applied for in 2009. This is referred to as the ‘Interim Partnership Agreement between the European Community and the Pacific States’. The signatures will be obtained in London and Copenhagen

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

There is 1 company registry in Papua New Guinea which is called Investment Promotion Authority - Companies Office - National Registry located at the following 5 addresses: 
Head Office: IPA Port Moresby, Level 1, IPA Haus, Munidubu Street, (Cnr of Lawes Rd & Champio Parade), Konedobu, Port MoresbyP.O. Box 5053, BOROKO, National Capital District, PAPUA NEW GUINEA 
IPA Lae Office: Lae Regional Office, Level 3, Vele Rumana Building, 4th Street, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea 
P.O.Box 1070, LAE, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea 
IPA Buka Office: P.O. Box Private Mail Bag, Buka, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea 
IPA Hagen Office: Highlands Regional Office, Gapina Building, Suite 2, First Floor, East Side, Section 05, Allotment 08 
P. O Box 1834, Mt. Hagen, Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea 
IPA Kokopo Office: Room 3, Marau Haus,, Malabur Street, Section 9, Lot 10, Kokopo 
We have access to Papua New Guinea Company Registry searches to find out who further background information on all Papua New Guinea companies. 

What is the debt collection process in Papua New Guinea? 

This is based on the UK processes of initial debt recovery letter, followed by telephone calls, emails and site visits where required. 

Average length of time to collect a debt? 

The average time taken to recover a Papua New Guinea B2B debt collection case varies from case to case. Normally can take up to 12 months depending on the nature of the debt, size and age plus if there are any known disputes. 

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

Unfortunately late payment interest is not usually recoverable for Papua New Guinea debt collection cases. 

Details on legal service / process in Papua New Guinea? 

Civil actions are normally dealt with by the District Courts or the Village Courts 

Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea 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. 

Papua New Guinea Skip Tracing Agents 

Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert local Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea 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. 

Papua New Guinea Debt Collection Partners in the following Papua New Guinea Cities 

Who are the main trading partners for Papua New Guinea? 

The main import and export partner for Papua New Guinea are Japan, Germany, China and Singapore

Which countries border Papua New Guinea? 

Papua New Guinea is an island country that lies in the south-western Pacific whose neighbours include Indonesia to the west, Australia to the south and Solomon Islands to the south-east. 

What is the Supreme Court in Papua New Guinea? 

The Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea was established on 16th September 1975. 
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