The U.S. Embassy, Phnom Penh will hold an online auction of various used items for the general public.

Location of the Sale

The online auction will be posted on the website:

Date and Time of Sale

The Online Auction will be open bidding from August 31, 2020. @ 08:00 to September 4, 2020. @ 13:00.  The Embassy will announce the bidding results with the participation of the Cambodian Customs and Excise officers. Winning bidders will then be notified.

Conditions of Sale

  • The items will be sold to the highest bidder through a fair bidding process.
  • Items are sold on an as-is, where-is, non-returnable basis for cash payment without refund or warranty.
  • The minimum bidding amount will be determined on each lot.
  • The U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh reserves the right to reject any bid that is considered not to be commensurate with the value of the items, or to reject any bid where there is evidence of connivance, collusion, or bribery.
  • Payment: Successful bidders will have to make a full payment and non-refundable within 120 hours of the notification, to the U.S. Embassy’s bank account. The details on how to pay will be instructed to the winning bidder. Any NGOs, international organizations, or RGC ministries can consult the RGC customs officers for tax-exempt procedures.
  • All duties and taxes are the responsibilities of the bidders. The import tax rate is determined by the Cambodian Customs and Excise authority. The import tax calculation is by multiplying the winning bid amount with the defined tax rate of each items. The applied tax rate for general items except vehicles is 26.5%.
  • All arrangements and costs to remove the purchased items are the responsibility of the buyer.
  • In the event the purchaser fails to remove the purchased items from the sale site by 5:00 p.m. on 23 September, 2020, the U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh, at its election, shall be entitled to charge progressive storage rates up to the bid value, after which the winning bidders shall forfeit the right to the purchased items and all payments made.
  • In order to remove the purchased items from the sale site, the bidder must present a signed receipt issued by the U.S. Embassy cashier showing payment in full, and a copy of the customs tax payment or a copy of a tax exempt document (for entities claiming tax-exempt eligibility).
  • U.S. Embassy employees involved in logistical operations of the auction are prohibited from bidding on any items.
  • For further info, please contact telephone number 023-728-503, official business hour.