South African Debt Collection Services

Established in 1997, Debtors Protection Legal Services is a leading debt collection service specialising in the collection of overdue accounts of people and businesses in South Africa; on behalf of companies, organisations and institutions in South Africa.

  • Level Two 125% B-BBEE procurement recognition level registration number 2014/149843/07
  • Council for Debt Collectors – Council number 00128540/22
  • ADRA – Association of Debt Recovery Agents membership number 1054
Debt collectors South Africa
Debt collectors South Africa

The DPLS Advantage

DPLS has an exceptionally high recovery rate track record, achieved through our proprietary collection management system software that sets DPLS apart in the debt collection industry.

We are professional and have over 25 years experience in recoveries ranging from small business to consumer (B2C), to high value business to business (B2B) debts.

We are POPIA compliant.

We work on a no collection, no fee basis.

Focus Industries

We accept B2B (Business to Business) and B2C (Business to Consumer) debts and are experts in the following industries:

  • Banking
  • Retail
  • Insurance
  • Provident and Pension Funds
  • Medical
  • Schools, Colleges and other Educational Institutions


DPLS offers a range of tailored services:

  • ‘Soft’ collections via our in-house call centre
  • Face-to-face debt collection via our national collector/tracer network
  • Authenticated debit orders via our external collector network and call-centre
  • Provident/pension fund member tracing
  • Employment confirmations
  • Legal collections