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
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
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).
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.
Source: Idaho Information Consortium