Online Payments

PayPort Online allows you to sell items and accept donations or payments through our web interface. It can be used at home by your customers or at a web-enabled kiosk in your lobby.


PayPort Over-the-Counter enables you to accept payments at the counter or over the phone. The service is available exclusively to Idaho state agencies, counties, cities and other government entities at no charge.

Who's Using PayPort?

PayPort is available exclusively for Idaho state agencies, counties, cities and other government entities at no cost.

Online Payments

You decide what data to collect with your payments, and we provide the secure environment for transactions.

PayPort enables you to accept credit/debit card and electronic check payments online at no cost to your government entity. Features include:

  • Matches logo from your website
  • Capable of taking Personally identifiable information (PII) data
  • Customizable form fields
  • Back-end, real time billing reports

Over-the-Counter Payments

Set up your catalog, pricing structures, clerks and administrators, or let us do it for you. Add or delete from your catalog as often as needed.

PayPort enables you to accept credit/debit card and electronic check payments at the counter or over the phone at no cost to your government entity. Features include:

  • Works with any PC connected to the internet
  • Complimentary swipe card readers
  • Quick processing—less than 4 seconds
  • Free signage and credit card logo decals
  • Requires no special equipment or dedicated lines

Who's Using PayPort?

More than 190 entities from all levels of Idaho government are taking advantage of PayPort’s easy-to-use functionality. Find out which Idaho agencies, counties and cities are using PayPort to take electronic payments to streamline their business processes and enhance customer convenience below.

  • Bar, State
  • Building Safety, Division of
  • Bureau of Occupational Licenses
  • Children’s Trust Fund
  • Commerce, Department of
  • Commission on the Arts
  • Commission of Libraries
  • Corrections, Department of
  • Education, Department of
  • Education Technology Association, Idaho
  • Energy Resources, Governor’s Office of
  • Environmental Quality, Department of
  • Fire Commissioners Association
  • Health and Welfare-Central Revenue Unit
  • Health and Welfare (Child Support)
  • Health and Welfare-Criminal History Unit
  • Health and Welfare (Crisis Prevention and Court Services)
  • Health and Welfare (FACS)
  • Health and Welfare-Newborn Screening
  • Health and Welfare (State Hospital North and South)
  • Health District 1
  • Health District 2
  • Health District 3
  • Health District 4
  • Health District 5
  • Health District 6
  • Health District 7
  • Historical Society
  • Industrial Commission
  • Insurance Fund
  • Juvenile Corrections, Department of
  • Labor, Department of
  • Lands, Department of
  • Legislative Services
  • Local Highway Technical Assistance Council
  • Nursing, Board of
  • Pharmacy, Board of
  • Police, State (Alchol Beverage Commission)
  • Police. State (Brand Inspection)
  • Police, State (Bureau of Criminal Investigation)
  • Police, State (POST)
  • Rangeland Resource Commission
  • Real Estate Commission
  • Secretary of State
  • STEM Action Center
  • Transportation Department
  • Wine Commission

  • Ada
  • Adams
  • Bannock
  • Bear Lake
  • Benewah
  • Bingham
  • Blaine
  • Bonner
  • Bonneville
  • Boundary
  • Butte
  • Camas
  • Caribou
  • Cassia
  • Clark
  • Clearwater
  • Custer
  • Elmore
  • Franklin
  • Fremont
  • Gem
  • Gooding
  • Idaho
  • Jefferson
  • Jerome
  • Kootenai
  • Latah
  • Lewis
  • Lincoln
  • Madison
  • Nez Perce
  • Oneida
  • Owyhee
  • Payette
  • Power
  • Shoshone
  • Teton
  • Twin Falls
  • Valley
  • Washington

  • Albion
  • Arco
  • Arimo
  • Athol
  • Bancroft
  • Bellevue
  • Burley
  • Carey
  • Cascade
  • Challis
  • Council
  • Deary
  • Declo
  • Donnelly
  • Downey
  • Dubois
  • Eagle
  • Fairfield
  • Ferdinand
  • Franklin
  • Georgetown
  • Glenns Ferry
  • Grace
  • Hagerman
  • Hansen
  • Harrison
  • Heyburn
  • Homedale
  • Idaho City
  • Inkom
  • Juliaetta
  • Kamiah
  • Kendrick
  • Kooskia
  • Lapwai
  • Lava Hot Springs
  • Mackay
  • Malad
  • Melba
  • Meridian
  • Montpelier
  • New Meadows
  • New Plymouth
  • Nezperce
  • Notus
  • Oakley
  • Parker
  • Parma
  • Pierce
  • Plummer
  • Potlatch
  • Priest River
  • Riggins
  • Ririe
  • Shelley
  • Spirit Lake
  • St. Maries
  • Tensed
  • Tetonia
  • Troy
  • Weiser
  • Weston
  • Wilder
  • Worley

  • Basion School District
  • Cassia School District #151
  • Compass Charter School
  • Jefferson School District #251
  • Melba School District #136
  • Nezperce Joint School District #302
  • North Star Charter School
  • Payette School District
  • Xavier Charter School

  • Boise-Kuna Irrigation District
  • Emida Water and Sewer Assocation
  • Payette Lakes Recreational Water and Sewer District
  • Wilder Irrigation District


PayPort enables your county to accept credit/debit card payments online and/or over-the-counter, with the following benefits:

  • No fiscal impact to your agency/county/city
  • Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant
  • Quick and easy configuration
  • Customizable
  • No merchant fees or monthly minimums
  • Funds can be deposited through Idaho State Treasurer or into non-state bank accounts
  • Free, exportable online financial reports
  • Free set-up, training and local support
  • Free in-state customer service
  • Provides swipe card readers at no cost
PayPort Over-The-Counter (OTC)
  • Works with any PC connected to the internet
  • Quick processing—less than 4 seconds
  • Free signage and credit card logo decals
  • Provides swipe card readers at no cost
  • Automatic updates
PayPort Online
  • For use by customers at home or at a web-enabled kiosk in your lobby
  • Matches logo of your website
  • Customizable form fields
  • Works on computers and mobile devices
  • Automatic order notifications

Frequently Asked Questions

This service can be used exclusively for Idaho state agencies, counties, cities and other government entities at no cost. There are no merchant fees or monthly minimums. In addition, you’ll have access to exportable online billing reports at no charge.

In partnership with Idaho Information Consortium, the State of Idaho established Access Idaho to develop, support, maintain and enhance the State's official web portal,, under a self-funding model using no tax dollars and appropriated funds.

Expect funds to arrive in your account 3 business days after the transaction date.

PayPort can accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Electronic checks are also an option. Please discuss eChecks with us if you are interested.

PayPort and its systems comply fully with Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards. As a subsidiary of a publicly traded company, Access Idaho is Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliant for controls, security and business continuity issues. We contract with an independent security company to review our security processes and procedures regularly for physical, technical, and policy security.

Second to security, our primary goals are speed and stability. We make a service guarantee of 4 seconds or less per order and 99.99% uptime during business hours.

A PIN is not needed to run a debit card. We run debit cards just like credit cards.

Access Idaho provides one swipe card reader for each computer at no charge.

Yes. Form fields will need to be added to your catalog for PayPort Online, but you can utilize the same catalog you already have.

If the PayPort (prod) icon does not appear on your computer desktop after downloading, or you lose the icon, follow these instructions to re-add it:
  1. Make sure your default web browser is NOT Microsoft Edge.
  2. Go to the login page and right click on the page. Select “Create Shortcut” This will place a “generic” shortcut on your desktop.
  3. If you want to change the icon to a graphic ‘P’ for PayPort, please give us a call and we can email the file to you.

Anyone who takes credit/debit card payments over the counter or phone is responsible for protecting cardholder data. Our Data Security Standards document explains what cardholder data is and how to protect it under your control.

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