Coface Check and Collect

To avoid unpaid invoices, you need to work with the right prospective and existing customers. In the event of arrears, you need to be able to call on a recognised third party who can work effectively to recover your debts. In the export market and around the world, only Coface can address both of these needs through its two solutions: Check and Collection.
  • tick-list-tick Reliable company analysis
  • tick-list-tick Understanding of local legislation
  • tick-list-tick Efficient collection across the world

Tried and tested services

Our business

To insure commercial transactions across the globe to allow companies to develop a solvent customer base

In the event of arrears we manage collection or indemnification

Reliable company analysis

Providing you information from worldwide information sources combined with country and sector analysis.

The right information to build an accurate picture of your business environment

Efficient debt collection

Through our network of global partners we use the right information to determine the right response for your business.

Understanding of local legislation leads to efficient collection of bad debts.

Discover how our risk management tools will protect your supply chain

Obtain vital information on your suppliers

Information Reports

With standardised template layouts, these reports allow you to make quick and informed decisions to check on your current or new suppliers.

Estimate the likelihood of your suppliers to default

Debtor Risk Assessment (DRA)

On a scale of 1 to 10, our authoritative DRA scores give you the probability of any company, anywhere in the world, defaulting on its debts.

Establish Maximum Risk

Rating Notices

Our rating notices informs you of the maximum advised amount up to €100k. For amounts in excess of €100k, our experts will provide you with a response after examining qualitative information that automated systems can’t take into consideration.

What Coface Provides

Our Business

  • Peace of mind: safeguard your brand image
  • Security: like you, we want to collect payment as quickly as possible
  • Results: Coface’s name is a guarantee of efficient collection
  • Trust: online access to information on the status of the collection process
  • Efficiency: our response will begin with an intensive and regular 40 day phase during which we will seek a voluntary arrangement with the company in arrears - failing which, we will advise you on the subsequent action

Key Information


  • Information on 80 million companies in 200 countries
  • 50 centres to gather, process and analyse financial and solvency related
  • 63 000 debts to be recovered every year
  • 245 in-house collection staff
  • 32 recognised service providers who have indepth insight into the laws and culture of local markets

Coface's expertise and global network at your service


Companies on our database


Countries Covered


Information Centres


Supporting Analysis