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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 Latvia

Latvia is divided into 9 cities and 67 towns with Riga by far the most populous city with a third of the population living in Riga alone. Our local office is is Riga so we are centrally located 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 Latvian  is the official language with Russian also widely spoken. These are reasons why Creditreform are the ideal people to help you in collecting debts from overseas.

4. Statute of Limitation in Latvia

10 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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Latvia 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:

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


Herewith details of our debt collection service Latvia

Location of debt recovery office in Latvia?


Number of debt collection staff?

70 staff

How long have you been operating a debt recovery service in Latvia?

Since 1995

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

We do both commercial debt collection (B2B) and consumer debt collection (B2C)

Statue of Limitation in Latvia?

10 years, if debtor or creditor has not received reminder about debt.

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

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), THE CIVIL LAW, Law On Extrajudicial Recovery of Debt, Insolvency Law

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

1 Register of Enterprises

What is the debt collection process in Latvia?

Debt recovery services:

  • Reminder service;
  • Debt collection from private and legal persons (Inkasso);
  • Debt collection abroad;
  • Legal services for debt cases;
  • Debt purchase

Creditreform debt recovery process includes:

  • debtor identification using information from LR Population Register and the Register of Enterprises of the Republic of Latvia;
  • reminder letter system;
  • phone inkasso;
  • agreements of paying order;
  • payment’s control;
  • when closing a case – recommendations for further actions (if needed);
  • regular results accounts.

Average length of time to collect a debt?

3 months

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


Latvian 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 265,000 companies entered on the Latvian register. These include Private Limited Companies, Public Limited Companies, Sole Traders, Associations and Political Parties. Through our online databases you can download Latvian 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.

Details on legal service / process in Latvia?

Creditreform legal services are a direct continuation of the collection process, where a debt is no longer recoverable with collection methods.

There are many unique requirements to recovering international debts in all countries including Latvia 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 from Creditreform.

“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
“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
“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
“I have worked with Creditreform for many years and always received a first class service. Keep up the good work”
Russell Hardwick, MSC Industrial