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How do I go about getting a debt enforcement record deleted?

You have paid the amount due or your objection has been accepted. If you do not want the record of the debt enforcement proceedings to remain in the debt enforcement register (and therefore appear on an extract from the register), you should ask the creditor for a document declaring that he or she has withdrawn the debt enforcement claim. This declaration must be submitted to the competent debt enforcement office.

If the creditor does not agree to withdraw the debt enforcement claim, you have to wait five years after paying the debt until you can ask for the record to be deleted from the debt enforcement register.

If you want to have the record deleted before this five-year period is over, you have to apply to the court which dealt with the case and prove that no debt ever actually existed or that it was unenforceable at the time the payment summons was issued.

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