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 Qatar 

Qatar is in the Middle East and is divided into 8 municipalities with it's sole land border being Saudi Arabia and nearby Bahrain is separated by the Persian Gulf. Our local office is in the capital Doha where we recover debts throughout all of Qatar. 

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 Qatar Arabic is the most widely spoken with English being second. These are reasons why Creditreform are the ideal people to help you in collecting debts from overseas.. 

4. Statute of Limitation in Qatar 

15 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: 

Qatar 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 Qatar: 

Location of debt recovery office in Qatar? 

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

Number of debt collection staff? 

6 staff. 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 Qatar? 

We have been operating a Middle East debt collection service on a no win no fee basis in Qatar for over 16 years. Qatar 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 Qatar? 

15 years in Qatar. 
Qatar 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 Qatar is 15 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: 
Qatar Open Account Years – 5 years 
Qatar Promissory Notes – 3 years 
Qatar Written Contracts – 15 years 
Qatar Oral Agreements – 1 years 

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

The Qatari Judicial system is an independent system. 
Qatar is in discussions over a free trade agreement (FTA) with European Union as part of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf States (aka Gulf Cooperation Council). Negotiations started in 1990 but were suspended since 2008. The other Gulf Cooperation Council member states are Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and UAE

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

It would also be one, that is the Ministry of Economy and Commerce. 
There is 1 company registry in Qatar which is called Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) - Business Directory / Qatar Financial Centre Authority – Public Register located in P.O BOX : 402 Doha , Qatar. 
We have access to Qatar Company Registry searches to find out who further background information on all Qatar companies. 

What is the debt collection process in Qatar? 

Register a case in the civil court. The court has 3 stages. First instance Stage, Appeal Stage, and Appeal in the court of Cessation. 

Average length of time to collect a debt? 

The average time taken to recover a Qatar B2B debt collection case varies from case to case. It varies vastly from one case to another depending on the circumstances. We would say 6 Months to 2 years. 

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

No interests would be applied, however, compensations would be granted for late payments that will be determined by court. 

Details on legal service / process in Qatar? 

Just as most Judicial system, proper documentation is necessary to have higher chances of winning the cases. Documents to be submitted to court must be original and certified by the Qatari Embassy to be recognized by court. 
Companies must have an a fast initiative to file cases when entitlements are not received on a timely manner to avoid the chances of finding the company they are willing to execute against already liquidated. 

Qatar 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 Qatar 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. 

Qatar Skip Tracing Agents 

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

Qatar Debt Collection Partners in the following Qatar Cities  Doha Debt Collection Agency  

What is the legal system in Qatar? 

The Qatar legal system is based on Islamic law and the Egyptian civil law system (after the French civil law system). 

What is the name of the Government Gazette in Qatar? 

The Gazette in Qatar is called Al Meezan (Qatar Official Gazette) 

Which countries border Qatar? 

Qatar has a land border with Saudi Arabia as well as maritime borders with Iran, UAE and Bahrain

Who are the main trading partners for Qatar? 

The top trading partners for Qatar are Japan (19%), South Korea (15%), India (13%), China (8%) and UAE (7%). 

What is the Supreme Court in Qatar? 

The Court of Cassation is the highest court in the Qatari judicial system. The Constitutional Court was established by virtue of Law No. 6 of 2007 and forms a division of the Court of Cassation. 

Qatar Debt Collection Agency FAQs 

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

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 Qatar 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 Qatar? 

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

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

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

Instructing the debt collectors Qatar 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 Qatar debt collector? 

When instructing the debt collector in Qatar 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 Qatar 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 Qatar? 

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 Qatar 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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