All bidders will be required to register between 9am - 9:30am, prior to the start of the Sheriff Sale. To register you will need a $4, deposit. Your deposit must be paid with cash or a cashiers/certified check made payable to the Sheriff of Sussex County. You will also need your driver's license or a valid photo . Both items are required in order to receive a bidder number. You MUST have this bidder number to place a bid. Your cash/check will be held on deposit until the completion of the sale at which time your cash/check will be refunded if you are not a successful bidder. Same bid number must be returned to Auctioneer/Clerk for return of deposit. The successful bidder’s deposit will be applied to the 20% deposit required for the purchase of the property. The remaining amount of the 20% deposit must be paid before 3:00 . on the day of sale or you will forfeit your deposit and the property will be resold.