Advance deposits must be made online through the electronic auction website via eCheck (ACH / Electronic Debit).
Your Deposit must be submitted at least five (5) full business days before you can bid in a sale. Funds will clear on the sixth (6th) business day, which must be on or before the scheduled sale day. (Note the date at the bottom of the Submit Deposit page. This will let you know when your funds will be clear, you will not be able to bid until your deposit has become valid and the auction is accepting bids).
Only the following forms of payment shall be accepted:
- Certified or cashier's check (made payable to the Kern County Treasurer-Tax Collector)
- Cash (paid at the Kern County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office, at 1115 Truxtun Avenue, 2nd Floor, Bakersfield, CA, 93301)
- Wire transfer (sent to the Kern County Treasurer-Tax Collector)
Please note: Payment by personal check, traveler's check, or credit card shall not be accepted.