Payment Processing

Secure Suite of Services

Access Idaho allows a public entity to avoid using a one-off service by offering a secure and fully integrated financial ecosystem of payment services. Using this powerful platform, a financial officer can view their entire fiscal landscape from one location.

The complete ecosystem of payment services are backed by NIC Inc., who annually process $26 billion in government payments. NIC Inc. also meets all Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) and is a Level 1 service provider, SSAE16-certified solution fully compliant with Federal, State, local, and industry standards that meets all Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements.

If you have any questions about which service(s) will best fit your needs, please contact us.

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PayPort allows you to sell items and accept donations or payments through our web interface or over-the-counter. It can be used online by your customers or at a web-enabled kiosk in your office.

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Turn your paper process into an online process! Perfect for license renewals, registrations, sign up forms, etc. Capable of using an API or providing you with a bulk download of data.

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OnTheGo Pay

Take credit card payments securely anywhere. This is your PCI-compliant solution for taking payments in the field, at conferences and events, or wherever you need to collect funds outside the office.

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Payment Engine

Need a PCI compliant, reliable payment collection tool? Our payment engine plugs into any transaction-based web application. We host it and train your accounting staff on the reports.

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Prompt Pay

Prompt Pay allows government employees to send a prepopulated payment link by SMS text message and/or email to citizens, eliminating over the phone or fax payment processing.

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Scheduled Payments

Popular with local entities, Scheduled Payments is perfect for both one-time and recurring payments. Examples include monthly water bill, child support, and more!

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Transaction Payment Engine (TPE)

Access Idaho’s financial ecosystem is based on the TPE Payment Engine platform. TPE provides end-to-end reports broken down by department, date and transaction detail.

Find your answers quickly! Our 3-day disbursement schedule ensures that you have ample time to prepare for reconciliation.

Benefits include:

  • Multiple payment channels: web, over-the-counter, mobile and recurring payments
  • Multiple payment types: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and eCheck
  • Multiple fee structures: pass along or absorb service fees, or both
  • Multiple merchant account configurations for large-scale departments
  • Automated daily disbursements to your bank account(s)
  • Chargeback disputes are handled by Access Idaho on your behalf
  • Exportable, accessible real-time financial reports through easy-to-use administrative interfaces, including emailed, customized reports
  • Real-time payments
  • No daily minimums