Buyer fees - Copart

Copart buyer fees are charged for all vehicles and other items purchased at a Copart auction, including miscellaneous salvage items sold as “Other Goods.” Different fees are assessed for individual/public buyers and business buyers with valid licenses on file. Fee may differ depending on the amount of the winning bid.

Sale price range

Standard vehicle fee

$0 - $99.99 $1.00
$100.00 - $199.99 $25.00
$200.00 - $299.99 $50.00
$300.00 - $399.99 $75.00
$400.00 - $499.99 $110.00
$500.00 - $549.99 $125.00
$550.00 - $599.99 $130.00
$600.00 - $699.99 $140.00
$700.00 - $799.99 $155.00
$800.00 - $899.99 $170.00
$900.00 - $999.99 $185.00
$1,000.00 - $1,199.99 $200.00
$1,200.00 - $1,299.99 $225.00
$1,300.00 - $1,399.99 $240.00
$1,400.00 - $1,499.99 $250.00
$1,500.00 - $1,599.99 $260.00
$1,600.00 - $1,699.99 $275.00
$1,700.00 - $1,799.99 $285.00
$1,800.00 - $1,999.99 $300.00
$2,000.00 - $2,399.99 $325.00
$2,400.00 - $2,499.99 $335.00
$2,500.00 - $2,999.99 $350.00
$3,000.00 - $3,499.99 $400.00
$3,500.00 - $3,999.99 $450.00
$4,000.00 - $4,499.99 $575.00
$4,500.00 - $4,999.99 $600.00
$5,000.00 - $5,999.99 $625.00
$6,000.00 - $7,499.99 $650.00
$7,500.00 - $9,999.99 $675.00
$10,000.00 - $14,999.99 $700.00
$15,000.00+ 5.5%

Virtual bid fee

All bids placed through terminals, Members’ computers, smartphones, tablets or other bidding devices will incur the following charges, based on the high bid amount.

Sale price range

Pre-bid fee

Live bid fee

$0 - $99.99 - -
$100.00 - $499.99 $29.00 $39.00
$500.00 - $999.99 $39.00 $49.00
$1,000.00 - $1,499.99 $59.00 $69.00
$1,500.00 - $1,999.99 $69.00 $79.00
$2,000.00 - $3,999.99 $79.00 $89.00
$4,000.00 - $5,999.99 $89.00 $99.00
$6,000.00 - $7,999.99 $99.00 $119.00
$8,000.00+ $119.00 $129.00

GATE FEE: $59 per unit

(includes pull out and loading)

Gate Fee

A $59.00 Gate Fee is assessed to all Copart purchases. This fee covers administrative costs and the movement of the item from our storage location to the Buyer loading area.

Late fees, storage fees, mailing fees and relist fees

The vehicle amount and all applicable fees must be paid within 3 business days of purchase, including the day of sale, to avoid a fee of $50.00 per vehicle (late fee). Storage rates may vary by location. If the lot is not paid in full within 8 calendar days (including the day of sale), the vehicle will be relisted. The Relist Fee will be 10% of the final sale price with a minimum of $600. Mailing fee $30 is applicable for each won lot.

IMPORTANT: buying lot in Texas via Copart account will automatically generate license fees based on a Fee C structure.