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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 Republic of the Congo

The Republic of the Congo is divided into twelve departments with the most populous and capital city being Brazzaville. Our local is in Brazzaville so we are centrally located to recover debts throughout all of the Republic of Congo.

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 the official language is French along with many national languages Kituba and Lingala. These are reasons why Creditreform are the ideal people to help you in collecting debts from overseas.

4. Statute of Limitation in The Republic of the Congo

5 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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Republic of the Congo 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 the UK are as follows:

The local International Debt collection Partners know:

  1. The local cultures
  2. The languages
  3. The laws
  4. Are in the same time zones

 

Herewith details of our debt collection service Congo

Location of debt recovery office in Congo

Brazzaville

Number of debt collection staff

Lawyers 6

Trainees 4

How long been operating a debt recovery service in Congo

Cabinet GOMES has been operation for 29 years under Me GOMES. Before, it was known as Cabinet Jacquot et GOMES for over 10 years. Totaling over 30 years of establishment in ROC.

What type of debt collection services do you provide? Do you do commercial debt recovery (B2B) and consumer debt recovery (B2C) debts?

Cabinet Gomes is able to recover both B2B and B2C debt.

Statute of limitation in Congo

Statute of limitation for commercial Debt is 5 years.
When the debt is civil, the statute of limitation for civil matters applies which 30 years.

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

EU law does not apply to ROC. Debt collection is only subject to OHADA law.

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

The Commercial Register is organized in one central file with different offices across the country. Theall commercial registries are independent from each other. We count 4 with one in each major city in ROC (Brazzaville, Pointe – Noire, Dolisie and Owando).

General comments regarding the process in Congo for debt collection and how differs from UK debt collection and other European countries:

What is the debt collection process in Congo?

 

STEPS TIMELINE
1. Obtain authorization to temporarily seize assets from the competent jurisdiction (non-adversarial procedure) 1 – 4 weeks
2. Operate seizure of asset from Banks or any third party 8 days maximum
3. Seek a judicial title from the competent court (adversarial procedure). Process must start within one month of the seizure of assets 1 – 12  months
4. Once judicial title is obtained – convert the temporary seizure into seizure attribution. 8 days maximum
5. Obtain payment. 1 – 3 months

 

Average length of time to collect a debt?

1-3 months

Can late payment fees / interest be added to claims?

Yes.

Details on legal service / legal process in Congo

The process will involve Lawyers and bailiff services.

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

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“We are pleased with the friendly and efficient service of Adrian Harding and staff at Creditreform in collecting outstanding overdue debts on our behalf. Some accounts, especially those located overseas have been difficult customers but we are pleased with the high rate of success. We also appreciate that they keep us informed and constantly updated on the progress of the collection”
Bryan de Beer, Phoenix Fragrances
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“Within 48hrs of Creditreform being involved a resolution was agreed and within the week paid in full. The professionalism of the Creditreform team was second to none and I would and indeed do recommend them to colleagues in a similar difficult position This situation was the first time we have had to employ a company for debt recovery and it was good to feel that you have someone else ‘on your side’.”
Dean Lake, Lake Contracts
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“We have been using Credit Reform for a number of years now and we have always been dealt with in a professional and friendly way. Over time, Creditreform have managed to achieve good results for us. Would definitely recommend.”
Anna Zhakrova, Catering Hygiene Specialists Ltd
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“I have worked with Creditreform for many years and always received a first class service. Keep up the good work”
Russell Hardwick, MSC Industrial
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