How do I send magazines to inmates?
Some important things to remember when sending books, magazines or newspapers to an inmate:
- Do not send more then 3 books at a time.
- All books must be new and soft cover (no hardcover or spiral bound)
- Always ship USPS.
- Use the inmate’s name and ID number with the facility mailing address.
Can Amazon ship to prisons?
About Shipping to Prisons. Amazon.com delivers to penitentiaries, but we strongly suggest you contact the prison first to confirm that they accept deliveries and to note any special regulations the prison might have. Some prisons don’t allow delivery of hardcover books.
Can you send books from Amazon to inmates?
Some prisons don’t allow delivery of hardcover books. Because inmates cannot sign for deliveries, packages must be sent via U.S. Mail. While Amazon.com often sends packages via U.S. Mail, we also use UPS and FedEx. There is no way for customers to request a specific shipper.
Can you send care packages to inmates?
How To Send An Inmate A Care Package. Because of security concerns in jails and prisons it is no longer possible for friends and family to send care packages directly to inmates. Loved ones can contact these care package providers to send a gift to an inmate.