The fastest and most secure way to pay is online by visiting www.sothebys.com/my-account or the Sotheby’s mobile app. Accepted payment methods by Sotheby’s sale location are listed below.


New York

London

Hong Kong

Paris

Switzerland

Germany

Singapore

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Invoices and payments must be in the name of the registered bidder, whether an individual or a third party. The bidder's name must match the name on the invoice and payment method used. This is a standard practice to ensure proper tracking and ownership of the items being sold.


New York


Pay online

Payment method

Limit & fee

US Bank Account / ACH


$1,000,000 per payment. No fee.

 Wire Transfer in USD

(Details provided in checkout)

No limit. No fee.

Cards


$200,000 invoice. 2.5% surcharge + applicable sales tax for credit card transactions.

China UnionPay

Limits may apply by your issuing bank.

2.5% surcharge + applicable sales tax for credit card transactions.



Additional ways to pay

Payment method

Limit & fee

Wire transfer in USD

No limit. No fee.



London

Pay online

Payment method

Limit & fee

 Wire Transfer in GBP

(Details provided in checkout)

No limit. No fee.

UK Bank Account / BACS

£200,000 per payment. No fee.

Cards

£30,000 per invoice.

China UnionPay

Limits may apply by your issuing bank.



Additional ways to pay

Payment method

Limit & fee

Wire transfer in GBP

No limit. No fee.



Hong Kong


Pay online

Payment method

Limit & fee

 Wire Transfer in HKD

(Details provided in checkout)

No limit. No fee.

Cards

HK$1,000,000 per invoice.

China UnionPay

Limits may apply by your issuing bank.



Additional ways to pay

Payment method

Limit & fee

Wire transfer in HKD

No limit. No fee.



Paris


Pay online

Payment method

Limit & fee

Wire Transfer in EUR

(Details provided in checkout)

No limit. No fee.

EUR Bank Account / SEPA

200,000 per payment. No fee. 

Cards

€40.000 per invoice.

China UnionPay

Limits may apply by your issuing bank.



Additional ways to pay

Payment method

Limit & fee

Wire transfer in EUR

No limit. No fee.



Switzerland


Pay online

Payment method

Limit & fee

 Wire Transfer in CHF

(Details provided in checkout)

No limit. No fee.

Cards

₣50'000 per invoice.

China UnionPay

Limits may apply by your issuing bank.



Additional ways to pay

Payment method

Limit & fee

Wire transfer in CHF

No limit. No fee.



Germany


Pay online

Payment method

Limit & fee

 Wire Transfer in EUR

(Details provided in checkout)

No limit. No fee.

EUR Bank Account / SEPA

200,000 per payment. No fee. 

Cards

40.000 per invoice.

China UnionPay

Limits may apply by your issuing bank.



Additional ways to pay

Payment method

Limit & fee

Wire transfer in EUR

No limit. No fee.



Singapore


Pay online

Payment method

Limit & fee

 Wire Transfer in SGD

(Details provided in checkout)

No limit. No fee.

Cards

S$150,000 per invoice.

China UnionPay

Limits may apply by your issuing bank.



Additional ways to pay

Payment method

Limit & fee

Wire transfer in SGD

No limit. No fee.



Buy Now Marketplace


Pay online

Payment method

Limit & fee

Cards


$200,000 per order.


Additional ways to pay

Payment method

Limit & fee

China UnionPay

Limit may apply.


Contact our concierge team at service@sothebys.com for a payment link.

Wire transfer in USD

No limit. No fee.