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Owyhee County, Idaho, Clerk Accepting Credit Cards Through Access Idaho

February 12, 2014



MURPHY, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Owyhee County, Idaho, residents can now pay for marriage licenses, permits, water payments and other services using credit and debit cards at the county clerk’s office, Owyhee County ClerkAngela Barkell announced.

“We have had an increasing number of requests for this payment option,” Barkell said. “It provides our customers with a convenient alternative, especially if they’re not carrying cash or a checkbook.”

The county now accepts any credit or debit card displaying a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express logo.

Owyhee County partnered with Access Idaho to provide the payment processing service, PayPort. The partnership operates under a self-funded model in which no tax dollars or county funds were used to develop and none are necessary to maintain the service.

The clerk’s office is the 116th county department in the state to use Access Idaho’s PayPort payment service. In addition to PayPort, Access Idaho manages the state’s official web portal, idaho.gov, and specializes in electronic government applications.

For more information, call the Owyhee County Clerk’s office at 208-495-1173.

About Access Idaho

Access Idaho is the administrator of Idaho’s official Web portal (idaho.gov) and provider of electronic government solutions for the state. The network manager for the portal is Idaho Information Consortium, a subsidiary of eGovernment firm NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV).

About NIC

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation’s leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company’s innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. Our popular self-funded solution allows government to put in-demand services online without using taxpayer funds. The NIC family of companies currently provides cost-effective eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Additional information is available at www.egov.com.





Access Idaho

Rich Steckler

208-332-0102 x112

rich@accessidaho.org

Source: Idaho Information Consortium


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