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Nebraska State Patrol Modernizes Concealed Handgun Permit with Online Services

LINCOLN, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of Nebraska's initiative to make government more effective, efficient, and customer-focused, the State Patrol has partnered with Nebraska Interactive LLC to develop an online service for current concealed handgun permit holders.

This service allows for free replacements for a lost/stolen/damaged permit and free permit updates for name and address changes. It also allows current holders to renew their permit for the statutory fee, in addition to a small processing fee, from anywhere using the new online, mobile-responsive application.

Previously, renewing or replacing permits could be a time-intensive task which required permit holders to come into one of six Nebraska State Patrol branch offices to maintain their legal concealed handgun permit. This new online portal will be especially beneficial to the men and women in our armed forces who are deployed out of state or overseas, allowing them to maintain their permit while on active duty. No waiting in line and no appointments needed.

Since the deployment on September 12, there have been over 400 applications submitted online. In an effort to utilize technology and automation to serve the citizens of Nebraska, the State Patrol also collaborated with the Department of Motor Vehicles to provide verification of Nebraska Driver's License address information to streamline the renewal process.

"Collaboration plain and simple. Our work with the State Patrol has been a productive one for years and we are thrilled to offer this level of convenience to the citizens in Nebraska," said Brent Hoffman, GM of Nebraska Interactive.

"This new online process will help NSP to better serve Nebraskans," said Jeff Avey, Acting Director, Nebraska State Patrol Criminal Identification Division. "Our partnership with Nebraska Interactive has been instrumental in creating the new online infrastructure that makes this option available for CHP holders in the state. This could not have been done without dedication, hard work, and collaboration."

About Nebraska.gov

Nebraska.gov (http://www.Nebraska.gov) is managed by Nebraska Interactive, LLC., part of digital government firm NIC's (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies. Nebraska Interactive works with state agencies to enable them to conduct state business online and improve public access to government information and is contracted by the Nebraska State Records Board to provide online services for Nebraska government agencies.

Users can find out more about online Government services in Nebraska through:

Twitter: http://twitter.com/nebraskagov

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nebraska.gov

About NIC

NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV), which is celebrating 25 years as a company in 2017, has seen the transition of digital services from green-screen computers to mobile apps and artificial intelligence. Founded in 1992, NIC is the nation's premier provider of innovative government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government more accessible and convenient for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has a library of more than 12,000 digital government solutions for more than 4,500 federal, state and local agencies in the United States. Among those solutions is the ground-breaking personal digital government assistant, Gov2Go, aimed at providing constituents easy, personal interactions with government. Additional information is available at www.egov.com.

Contact:

Nebraska.gov
Cody Thomas,402-479-4985
NSP Public Relations Director
cody.thomas@nebraska.gov
or
Carmen Easley, 402-471-2154
Director of Marketing and Operations
carmen.easley@egov.com

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