An enhanced licensing system will deliver modern technology for
hunting and fishing licenses, renewing a boat registration, and much more
OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NIC
Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV),
one of the country’s leading hunt and fish licensing providers, has
announced the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Pennsylvania Fish and
Boat Commission signed a 10-year agreement with the Company to provide a
new licensing technology platform.
“We are excited to work with NIC and deliver efficiencies to the people
of the Commonwealth,” said Bryan Burhans, Executive Director,
Pennsylvania Game Commission. “We want the process to get a variety of
outdoor-related licenses and permits to be fast, simple, and convenient.”
The enhanced platform will bring modern technology to the Commonwealth’s
outdoor recreation-related services such as hunting and fishing
licenses, shooting range permits, boat renewals, youth fishing permits,
and much more.
“We look forward to having one of the best hunting and fishing licensing
technology platforms in the nation,” said Tim Schaeffer, Executive
Director, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. “When the new system
launches, people will be able to use the latest technology to get the
license or permit they need to enjoy the great outdoors of the Keystone
Currently, one out of six hunting licenses sold through an NIC system.
With the addition of Pennsylvania, the Company will process nearly 15
million outdoor recreation transactions annually and become the largest
provider of hunting licenses in the United States. According to the U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service, Pennsylvania ranks second in the nation
with 2.6 million hunting licenses, tags, permits, and stamps sold in
“For nearly 20 years NIC has been providing cutting-edge outdoor
recreation licensing services,” said Harry Herington, Chief Executive
Officer and Chairman of the Board for NIC Inc. “Pennsylvania will
benefit from our expertise in this area throughout the country, in
addition to the new elements we are configuring specifically for their
needs. All of us at NIC appreciate the confidence they have placed in
Work is underway on the system, which is expected to launch during the
first quarter of 2020.
NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) is the nation’s premier provider of innovative
digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help
make government interactions more accessible for everyone through
technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more
than 13,000 digital government services for more than 6,000 federal,
state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the
ground-breaking personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, delivering
citizens personalized reminders and a single platform for all government
interactions. More information is available at www.egov.com.
Vice President of Corporate Communications