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Registration Requirements

In order to bid on-site or online at any of our auctions you must register for that particular auction to obtain a bidding number. Winning bids are assigned to the relevant bidder number.

Please read the following information carefully. Registration opens online when an auction is advertised, on-site registration normally opens 2 days prior to the auction.

Registration requires the bidder to agree to Yoder & Frey Buyer Terms and Conditions. Detailed below:

By registering online or completing the registration form on-site you automatically agree to be bound by these Buyer Terms and Conditions.

When bidding on-site the following items will be necessary to complete your registration process:

1. A valid Driver’s License, Passport or Government ID.

2. A Bank Letter or Letter of Guarantee (required only when paying with a company or personal check). As a general rule, the bank letter should be made out to Yoder & Frey Auctioneers listing your company name, your account number, the dates of validity, the amount guaranteed by your bank and the contact information for your banker. Also accepted are cash, certified checks and bank wires. Visit our Deposits & Payments page to view other payment alternatives. 

3. If you are a first-time bidder or have not purchased with us in over two years you will need to either verify your credit card or pay a deposit, depending on your required bidding limit.  If you have purchased with us in the last two years and would like to increase your bidding limit, you may be required to pay a deposit.

  • Bidding Limit Up To $50,000 - Card Verification Required

You will need to verify your credit card details to allow a bidding limit up to and including a $50,000.

Please click here to verify your details.

Please note in certain circumstances we may still require a deposit. You will be informed of this at the time. 

  • Bidding Limit Above $50,000 - Deposit Payment Required

Depending on your preferred credit limit you may be required to pay a deposit. The deposit dictates the credit limit.

$10,000 deposit equals a $100,000 credit limit. 

The deposit will be returned at the conclusion of the auction and must be in the form of cash, certified check or bank wire. We also accept credit card deposits via our Online Payment System. 

4. Tax Exemption Certificate or Motor Vehicle Dealer License if applicable. We do not limit our auctions to dealers; however, in order to remove sales tax from your invoice, you will need to supply us with your Motor Vehicle Dealer License or License to Resell Equipment. Exemptions vary from state to state so please visit the website for the specific auction for more information and available forms Buyers purchasing for export must ship their goods to a foreign address using a common carrier. Ground bills of lading will be required as proof of delivery to the port for export. 


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