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Licensing information for debt collectors operating under the Debt Collectors Licensing Act 1964.
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Anyone who carries on the business of, exercises the functions of or in any way holds themselves out to be working as a debt collector or performing any of the functions of a debt collector is required to be licensed as specified under the Act.

Conducting business as a debt collector without the appropriate licence is an offence.

Anyone operating without a licence is not entitled to be paid for their services.