Embassy Online Auctions

The U. S. Embassy regularly holds online auctions via a Web-based electronic auction platform.  

This notice is to alert all interested bidders to an upcoming auction.

What is up for auction?

Car, Furniture, Air Conditioning Units, Electronics 

The electronic auction is being updated daily and is open for public viewing and registration via https://online-auction.state.gov/en-US/Auction/Index/bf46a642-aa5b-41a8-afab-d54fd82efb08.   

Official bidding will be activated from Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. and will close on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 8:00 p.m.  During this period, you can actively take part and submit your bid for the surplus property.

How it works 

The maximum number of bids on one item is stated per item.  You may increase your bid only in the local currency.  During the auction, you should monitor your bids so you can react to all bids’ price development in real time.

As soon the sale is closed, all winners will automatically be contacted via their e-mail address.  The e-mail that winning bidders receive contains a link to the auction application where bidders can review the items with the winning bids.

Who may and may not bid on items 

The online auction is open to all, except for U.S. Government employees who are in the direct property disposal decision process.

Pickup of items won

Winning bidders must pay for their items between Monday, March 15 and Thursday March 18.  Instructions for payment will be provided in the link.

In order to retrieve items, winning bidders must present the original receipt of the bank money transfer with all required details, included in the payment paragraph or a printed version of the Internet banking money transfer.

All bidders are reminded to read the instructions, terms, and conditions of the sale when registering.

After the confirmation of payment for the items won, the items will be moved to the pickup location on Friday, March 19.  Winning bidders must remove their items in a timely manner; otherwise, items may be considered abandoned and disposed of.  Buyers are responsible for any applicable taxes.

Please contact Goran Popov at +389 2 310 2000 ext. 2283 for questions about the process.