Recover debt from an EU country

You can no longer make a European Payment Order or use the European Small Claims procedure to recover money you’re owed by someone in an EU country.

Get legal advice if you need to recover debt from a person or a business in an EU country.

If you’ve already started a claim

You can complete existing European Payment Order claims and European Small Claims that you started before 11pm on 31 December 2020.

Find out more about completing a cross-border claim with an EU country.