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NEWS RELEASE 
For Immediate Release 
Contact:

Cathy Kirkpatrick Executive Director, 
OK Vet Board 
(405) 524-9006 
cathy@okvetboard.com

Mark Mitchell
OK.gov General Manager
405.524.3468 Ext. 120
mark.mitchell@www.ok.gov

Oklahoma’s Veterinary Board Opens 24/7 Online Store
at www.okvetboard.com   

OKLAHOMA CITY – October 5, 2010 – The Oklahoma Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (OBVME) announced today that the public and veterinary professionals can now purchase items or pay for application fees online through a new online store at http://www.okvetboard.com/. Items for sale through the store include:

• Applications for licensure/registration
• Verifications
• Practice acts
• Database lists
• Duplicate wall licenses

“We had many requests from veterinary professionals and the public to pay for items by credit cards,” said Cathy Kirkpatrick, executive director of OBVME. “This online store not only facilitates that demand, but also adds to our suite of online services that provide convenience for our constituents.”

OBVME also provides an Online License Search and Online Renewal Service for the public and veterinary professionals. Visitors can visit http://www.okvetboard.com/, click on the Oklahoma Veterinary Board Online Store banner, and view the items for sale through a safe and secure online environment. Visitors to the site have the option of paying for items with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and EFT payments. The payments are processed through a secure payment engine that abides by rigorous policies and procedures to ensure that their payments are safe, private, and secure.

The OBVME Online Store is a product of a partnership between the Oklahoma Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and OK.gov, Oklahoma’s Official Website.

About Oklahoma Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
The primary responsibility and obligation of the Oklahoma Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners is to protect the public from the unprofessional, improper, incompetent and unlawful practice of veterinary medicine. For more information, please visit http://www.okvetboard.com/.

About OK.gov
OK.gov is the Official website of the state of Oklahoma and a collaborative effort between the Oklahoma Office of State Finance (OSF) and Oklahoma Interactive, LLC to help Oklahoma government entities Web-enable their information services. OSF is responsible for OK.gov. Oklahoma Interactive operates, maintains, and markets OK.gov and is part of eGovernment firm NIC’s (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies.

About NIC
NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government portals, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. NIC provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,000 federal, state, and local agencies that serve 97 million people in the United States. Additional information is available at http://www.nicusa.com.

 

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