If you don t know the inmate number of the person you are trying to send funds to please reference their correctional facilities website for the appropriate information. Make a commissary order inmate commissary deposit.
Many institutions offer an inmate number referencing system online.
How to send money to person in jail. Centralized banking systems are available in some state level prisons and federal prisons. Alternatively you can contact them via phone to obtain this information as well. Jpay makes it easier to find an inmate send money and email to any department of corrections or county jail.
Here s how to get started. Sending money in the mail 1. Generally speaking all facilities will allow you to deposit cash through the lobby or a kiosk in the lobby.
Select send money to inmate. Open the wu app and log in with username and password touch id if applicable or download the app and register if. The name of the facility you re sending to the inmate s id number typically eight digits followed by the inmate s last name fees vary by facility but range from 9 95 for payment by credit or debit card to up to 29 for cash.
If you re using the mail you probably don t want to send money to an inmate who is. All facilities allow you to deposit cash in person through a kiosk or front lobby personnel. Jpay offers convenient affordable correctional services including money transfer email videos tablets music education parole and probation payments.
There are three ways to send funds to inmates to be deposited into their personal commissary accounts or phone accounts at a federal bureau of prisons institution. To send money electronically you can choose to send via moneygram or western union. To send money you will need to know.
Provide the name of the correctional facility inmate s name and account number. Lock box eft electronic funds transfer mail funds directly to the institution. We will choose the way we send the money we have 4 options.
Federal prisons and some state level prisons have centralized banking systems. Each prison requires the check or money order you send to be filled out in a. Gather the information you ll need.
Most facilities will accept a postal money order mailed to the institution s inmate mailing address. How you send money to an inmate sending money to an inmate can vary from state to state depending if it is a jail prison or a federal prison. Get a cashier s check or money.
Many states are switching to online banking. Verify the inmate s location. Choose how to send money to an inmate account 1.