Texas.gov Payment Services

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Online Payments

Payment Card Industry Security

Transaction Charges

Texas.gov is the state’s official website and a trusted resource for Texans to access government information and take care of their government business in an easy, secure, and user-friendly way.  

To better protect Texans’ personal and financial information, all Texas.gov online transactions now require the zip code associated with the credit card used for a payment. We appreciate your understanding as we work to improve Texas.gov services. For more information, please review these FAQs.

Online Payments 

With today's complex financial environment, rapidly changing technology, and increased security standards, Texas.gov's Payment Services solution offers complete transaction management that specifically meet the unique needs of Texas government. 

Constituents can pay for government services via credit card, debit card, and eCheck (ACH) transactions online, at the point-of-sale, through a mobile device, IVR, and on a recurring basis. Additionally, our solution provides extensive financial reporting and integrates state government payments with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts’ (CPA) accounting system. 

Payment Card Industry Security 

All transactions processed through Texas.gov are managed by the Texas.gov Payment Services, the state’s official, Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) Level 1 compliant payment processing solution. 

Transaction Charges 

Texas.gov Payment Services offers a simple pricing structure of 2.25% plus $0.25 for each credit or debit card transaction processed. Automated Clearing House (ACH) or eChecks are available at no charge. Click here to see the current Texas.gov fees (PDF). 

Texas.gov Payment Services is delivered through a contract between the Texas Department of Information Resources and Texas NIC, LLC. All DIR customers including state agencies, institutions of higher education, and local government entities are eligible to use the Texas.gov Services contract.  

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