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 Samoa 

Samoa is divided into 11 districts with the capital city being Apia. Our local office is in Apia meaning we are centrally located to recover debts throughout all of Samoa. 

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 Samoan and English are the most widely 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 Samoa 

6 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: 

Samoa 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 Samoa: 

Location of debt recovery office in Samoa? 

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

Number of debt collection staff? 

4 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 Samoa? 

We have been operating an Oceania/Pacific debt collection service on a no win no fee basis in Samoa for over 15 years. Samoa 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 Samoa? 

6 years in Samoa. 
Samoa 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 Samoa 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 Samoa? 

Samoa is in discussions over a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) which was provisionally applied for in 2018. 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 Samoa for businesses (i.e. UK has just 1 central registry)? 

There is 1 company registry in Samoa which is called Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Labour - Samoa Business Registry located at ACC HOUSE 4TH FLOOR, Apia, Samoa. 
We have access to Samoa Company Registry searches to find out who further background information on all Samoa companies. 

What is the debt collection process in Samoa? 

Civil claim up to $20,000 Samoan tala (USD7,500) is filed in the District Court of Samoa; $20,001+ filed in the Supreme Court 

Average length of time to collect a debt? 

The average time taken to recover a Samoa B2B debt collection case varies from case to case. At least 3 months depending on the nature of claim and the type of response to claim. 

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

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

Samoa 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 Samoa 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. 

Samoa Skip Tracing Agents 

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

Samoa Debt Collection Partners in the following Samoa Cities 

Who are the main trading partners for Samoa? 

The main import and export partner for Samoa are American Samoa, New Zealand, USA, Australia, Singapore and China

Which countries border Samoa? 

Samoa is an island nation in the Pacific whose nearesr neighbours are Tokelau to the northeast, Cook Islands to the east, Tonga to the south, and Fiji to the southwest. New Zealand lies 2,900 km to the south and Australia 4,700 km to the west. 

What is the Supreme Court in Samoa? 

The Supreme Court of Samoa (Faamasinoga Sili o Samoa) which was established by Part VI of the Constitution of Samoa. 
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