Vehicle & Miscellaneous Item Online Auction

With the current Stay Home Stay Healthy order in place, The Bellingham Public Auto Auction is excited to offer our Vehicle and Miscellaneous Item Auction online at


Online Auction Start Time - Monday, March 30, 8am
Online Auction End Time - Saturday, April 4, 5pm


All vehicles and miscellaneous items can be viewed on our website, however, in lieu of having a public in-person preview, once the online auction begins, you will be able to view additional photos of each vehicle and begin biding at  

Please understand that in light of present circumstances, this timeline may change.


Thursday, April 9  -  10am – 4pm
Friday, April 10  -  10am – 4pm 
Saturday, April 11  -  10am – 4pm 


The health of our customers and employees is our top priority and we ask that everyone continue to follow the recommended social distancing of at least 6’.  Customers signing paperwork will be provided with a pair of disposable gloves.  We are continually looking at our processes to ensure we are doing everything possible to fight COVID 19 and keep The Bellingham Public Auto Auction a safe place of business.


Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you soon.
The Bellingham Public Auto Auction Team


Buyers who are not LICENSED MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS must pay Washington State sales tax and any applicable title or license fees. In addition, Bellingham Public Auto Auction, LLC charges a 10% buyer premium on all vehicles and miscellaneous items purchased, as well as a $50 document fee on each vehicle purchased. If you are a  qualified nonresident of Washington State, you may be able to request a refund directly from the Washington State Department of Revenue for the retail sales tax you paid, starting January 1, 2020.  

A $500 NONREFUNDABLE CASH deposit in US FUNDS ONLY is due immediately after winning the bid on a vehicle. THIS $500 DEPOSIT IS NON-REFUNDABLE. If the deposit is not received, the vehicle will immediately be re-auctioned. FOREIGN CURRENCY IS NOT ACCEPTED. PRIVATE CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED. Credit and Debit payments on remaining balances are accepted with an additional 3% convenience fee.

WARRANTY DISCLAIMER: ALL SALES ARE FINAL. The $500 DEPOSIT WILL BE FORFEITED UPON NON-PAYMENT IN FULL OF VEHICLE BY THE FOLLOWING MONDAY (Tuesday if it is a holiday weekend) AT 6PM PROCEEDING THE AUCTION. All items are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" with all faults and without any warranties as to merchantability of fitness for a particular purpose. The principal, the auctioneer and any of their agents make no expressed or implied warranties of any type. 

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