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How Long is a Debt Valid?

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If you want to know how long a debt is valid, it's until the debt it paid. Although it might be removed from your credit report after seven years, the debt can still be collected.
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A debt is valid for up to seven years. Once you finish making all of your payments on the debt, it should be deleted from your credit report. If it's not deleted, you can contact the credit agency and have it removed.
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