Public Sector Payment Solutions

Reinventing how your organization and agencies accept payments. So you can focus on your mission.

Show your support

The payment channels you offer make all the difference–from online and mobile, to point-of-sale or text-to-pay. Want to offer contactless, chip, PIN, or ACH? No problem! Plus, you’ll get comprehensive reporting for easier review and reconciliation. So you’ll be able to focus on the people who need it, instead of taking payments.

Always here to help

Assistance when, where, and how you want it. Key Merchant Services offers industry-leading service 24/7, 365 via email, phone, or online chat. From government agencies to county revenue departments, to schools and community colleges, we’ve got solutions that provide the services you need.

Reduce your operating costs

We know that public sector organizations need cost-efficient solutions. That’s why we offer competitive pricing and service fee structures. Whether you’ve got high volumes of low dollar transactions or a lower number of high-value transactions, our experts can help you save money.

Targeted Payment Support and Solutions for the Public Sector

Clover Go new generation

Clover® Go

Accept payments on the go, wherever you go.

Clover Flex 3

Clover® Flex

The next generation of Clover Flex is here. It's our fastest, most mobile-optimized point-of-sale (POS) system ever.

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Accept payments and manage transactions from anywhere you have internet through a simple virtual terminal interface.

Lead the Way with the Latest Payment Solutions

Key can help you deliver on your promises.

We get that working with the public creates challenges that other business simply don’t have to face. That’s why we want to take the worry out of how your organization takes payments. Need a way to process digital payments? Or maybe you need a complex end-to-end payments platform with custom reporting and fee structures. Key Merchant Services has the products and expertise to design a solution that puts your organization’s objectives first.

Public Sector Values, Entrepreneur Mindset

At Key, we’ve been managing payments for our public sector clients for more than 30 years. Our team of dedicated, highly trained professionals is standing by to make sure you get the industry’s best products and services that will keep your organization running smoothly for years. Just like you have to earn the public’s trust, we’re looking forward to earning yours.

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Tell us about your organization

Are you processing high-volume but low dollar payments from your state’s toll booths? Maybe you’re collecting fees or tax payments in a county assessor’s office. No matter what kind of organization you run in the vast public sector, we look forward to finding solutions that truly serve you.


Tell us about how you take payments

We take the time to understand how your organization wants to get paid. Online credit card payments? Check by mail? Payments by phone? Tell us more about your operating model, and we’ll do the rest.


Buy online or talk to a payments expert

Once we know what you’re looking for, we’ll have the details we need to match you with the right payments solution. Get started online, or if you’d prefer talking to a payments expert, we’ve got people standing by to help.

Accept Payments Securely, Anywhere and Anytime and Get a $3001 Statement Credit

Whether selling in person or online, accept credit and debit card payments securely with pricing as low as 2.6% + $0.10 for swiped and chip cards, and 3.5% + $0.15 for non-swipe transactions online, by phone or mail.2

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$300 offer is applied as a statement credit to your new Merchant Services account 60 days after account activation. Limit one $300 offer per new merchant relationship. A new merchant relationship is defined as a new, unique Tax ID brought to Key Merchant Services for a Merchant account. Additional locations and multiple locations under a single TAX ID are excluded. Activation is defined as processing and settling $20.01 to your primary merchant DDA. This offer is non-transferable and not valid with any other offers. The offer period begins on 12/22/2022 and expires on 12/31/2023 at 11:59 p.m. (ET). The terms of this offer are subject to change or cancellation at any time, for any reason. Ineligible products include Clover Go Hardware Only, Clover Account, and Clover Web & Phone Payments. Key Merchant Services is subject to credit approval and subject to terms and conditions of service agreement.


Transaction rates do not include equipment costs, chargeback fees, Clover software or security fees, or other third-party charges. Custom pricing available; restrictions apply.

Banking products and services are offered by KeyBank National Association.

All merchant services, credit, loan and leasing products are subject to credit approval and terms of service.

The Clover® name and logo are owned by Clover Network, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of First Data corporation, and are registered or used in the U.S. and many foreign countries. Fees and/or in-app purchases may apply to apps purchased through the Clover App Market.

Apple Pay is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

EMV® is a registered trademark or trademark of EMVCo LLC in the United States and other countries.