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Secure Payment Processing

Secure Payment Processing

As the company who pioneered transaction-based services nearly 30 years ago, NIC securely processes $22 billion each year on behalf of state, local, & federal government.

Need to accept a payment?

Whether collecting payments online, over-the-counter, or on the go, our payment processing solutions are built to meet the specific needs of state and local governments. We can have a solution up and securely running on your timeline.

We can help with that.

Interact through multiple channels using low-code applications. We support a variety of payment types, including all major credit and debit cards and e-checks offering flexibility to government agencies and their citizens.


Built for Government

Our payment processing services are hosted in redundant data centers to ensure they are readily available on a near 24/7 basis.

  • Fully compliant with federal, state, local and industry standards
  • Meets all Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements
  • Participating organization of the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council

Payment processing features

Accepts multiple payment types
through many channels

We accept all major credit cards, debit cards, & E-Checks/ACH through online, mobile, interacitve voice response (IVR), & over-the-counter swipes.

We also support multiple destination bank accounts.


Secure transactions
& world-class compliance

Our secure payment services meet or exceed Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) Level 1 compliance, SSAE 18 SOC2 Type II Reporting standards, and are fully compliant with federal, state, local & industry standards.

With a layered security approach, we provide your constituents a safe transaction every time.

& primed for efficiency

Approved flow of funds and SFMA integration with the Oregon State Treasury for Oregon State agencies means you can start accepting payment quicker.

That means every department and agency can offer digital payment services, reducing office lines, shrinking the flow of fund deposit times, reducing time spent on reconciliation and manual processes, & increasing fee collection by offering simple ways to pay.

Available 24x7
& supported by experts

Securely processing more than 1 million transactions per day, NIC's payment services are available 24x7 and hosted in a Tier IV Data Center. This gives you peace of mind that things run smooth inside and outside of your business hours.

Our team's extensive government expertise, and know-how customize delivery and support to meet you where you are.

We're more than just a gateway provider. We're government payment management experts.

Scalable & easily integrated into payment-based systems

Our payment systems are available via a service-oriented, SaaS architecture and can be easily integrated into new or existing payment-based systems.

Real-time and batch payment authorizations, robust APIs, common checkout pages, and 24/7 customer support give your agency the ability to bring more payment-based services online, increasing customer satisfcation and improving the interaction with their government.

Integrate into your own applications or leverage one of our many rapidly-deployable solutions that come with payment processing components built right in.

Real-time reporting & reconciliation tools

Our secure payment system captures and tracks the full life cycle of each transaction, enabling more accurate oversight through robust reporting tools built specifically for government.

A hierarchy-driven merchant configuration enables you to consolidate all payments into a single data respository. Administrative features provide financial reporting tools for:

  • Financial reportingreconciliation
  • Handling of refunds, chargebacks, & exceptions
  • Disbursement of funds to all of your treasury bank accounts

Let's work together

Our payment solutions give you the tools to offer, track,
& meet your payment processing goals.

Get in touch