Place a bid deposit

Place your bid deposit by wire transfer or credit card:

*A hold will be placed on your credit card. Learn more…

Make a payment

Make a payment by wire transfer or credit card:

*A 3% iClosing Service Fee applies to all credit card payments. Learn more…

Deposit & Payment Information

Deposit and payment rules and methods depend on the location of the auction and your bidding history with Ritchie Bros.

Select the location of the auction for specific deposit and payment information.

New Zealand
United States
United Arab Emirates

Credit card bid deposits and payments

Use our online payment service to place a deposit or payment by credit card:

  • Service provided by Optimal Payments
  • Accepted cards: Visa, MasterCard
  • If you place a deposit by credit card, a temporary hold will be placed on your Visa or MasterCard
  • If you don't make a purchase, your bank will lift the hold on your credit card; the hold may remain for up to 5 days in Canada, the US and Europe, and up to 45 days in Latin America. Check with your bank for more information.
  • Credit cards can be used to place a bid deposit at any auction
  • Credit card payments for auction purchases cannot exceed 10,000 in the currency of the auction (or 1,000,000 Japanese yen)
  • A service provider fee of 3% applies to all payments through the online payment service
  • Credit cards can be used to make payments for auctions in the U.S., Canada, Panama, Mexico, Australia, Japan, Dubai and most countries in Europe

Learn more about credit card services.

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Middle East


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