Securely Processing $20 Billion Annually on Behalf of Government

Our products and services manage every aspect of the payment life cycle.

Payment Processing is Critical to eGov Success

In 2006, NIC created a wholly owned subsidiary, NIC Services, LLC, to develop a comprehensive suite of payment solutions with government in mind. Our payment solutions encompass the full life cycle of payments, from origination to disbursement to reporting.

Our payment solutions not only function correctly according to accounting and audit standards, they also exceed the standards set by the Payment Card Industry.

NIC Services offers a full life cycle transaction management solution which includes gateway and merchant services, plus extensive financial reporting and funds disbursement – all hosted in the cloud at our PCI-DSS Level 1 Data Centers.

We offer:

  • Gateway services and management of merchant services agreements
  • Hierarchy-driven merchant configuration
  • Cash management by consolidating all payments into a single data repository
  • Multiple destination bank accounts
  • Integration to front-end and back-office systems
  • Online financial reporting for research and reconciliation
  • Real-time and batch payment authorizations
  • Participation in Visa’s Government and Higher Education Payment Program
  • Handling of refunds, chargebacks and exceptions, as applicable
  • Disbursement of funds to all of your treasury bank accounts
  • 24/7 customer support to all entities that utilize NIC Services

Built for Government


Our payment processing services are hosted in a Central Data Center to ensure they are readily available on a near 24/7 basis

  1. Certified by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) as a Level 1 Service Provider
  2. Listed as a PCI-DSS Compliant provider on Visa’s Global Registry of Service Providers
  3. SSAE16 certified solution
  4. Fully compliant with federal, state, local and industry standards
  5. We meet all Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements
  6. Participating organization of the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council

The Payment Lifecycle

Payment Processing

Quickly deliver electronic payment services from multiple channels.

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Payment Integration

Securely collect payments from your Web applications and integrate with your back-end systems.

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Payment Management

Manage every aspect of the payment life cycle.

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Manage Every Aspect of the Payment Life Cycle

  • Multiple payment channels: Web, IVR, Over the Counter, Mobile and Recurring payments
  • Multiple payment types: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and eCheck
  • Multiple fee structures: Self-funded by convenience fees or absorbed models
  • Multiple merchant account configurations for large-scale governments
  • Automated daily disbursements to your bank accounts
  • Financial reports are exportable and accessible in real time through easy-to-use administrative interfaces, Web services for system-to-system reporting, and scheduled reports delivered by email at defined times
  • Payments are processed in real time without the need for batch files and without any limitations on the volume of transactions processed per day
  • Administration of refunds and management of chargeback returns are handled by NIC Services on your behalf


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