Quick Answer: How Do I Send Money To An Inmate?

About sending money

  • Online payments. You can send money to an inmate/offender online using JPay.com.
  • Over the phone. To send money to an inmate/offender over the phone just call: 1-800-574-5729.
  • MoneyGram. If you wish to send cash you can use MoneyGram.
  • Money Order.
  • Lobby kiosk.

About sending money

  • Online payments. You can send money to an inmate/offender online using JPay.com.
  • Over the phone. To send money to an inmate/offender over the phone just call: 1-800-574-5729.
  • MoneyGram. If you wish to send cash you can use MoneyGram.
  • Money Order.
  • Lobby kiosk.

Inmate Debit is an inmate-owned prepaid calling account used by inmates to pay for their own telephone calls. If allowed by the facility, an inmate may transfer funds from their facility trust/commissary account into an Inmate Debit account via making a request through their commissary.Complete the blue ExpressPayment service form, including the appropriate receive code and account number (the account number is the inmate ID# plus the inmate’s last name, no spaces). Hand the form to the MoneyGram agent along with the money you want to send plus the transfer fee.To send funds using this method, please read and follow these steps carefully:

  • Wait until an inmate has physically arrived at a Federal Bureau of Prisons’ facility. Locate Inmate Whereabouts.
  • Gather the information you’ll need. View Details.
  • Send the funds from a Western Union location, over the phone, or online.

Send Money from a MoneyGram Location

  • Find a MoneyGram location.
  • Visit your MoneyGram location.
  • Complete the blue ExpressPayment service form, including the appropriate receive code and account number (the account number is the inmate ID# plus the inmate’s last name, no spaces).
  • You will receive a reference number.

How/Where to Send

  • At a Western Union location. Locate the nearest agent by calling 1-800-325-6000 or visiting: www.westernunion.com.
  • Over the phone. Call 1-800-634-3422 and choose option 2.
  • Online. Please visit https://www.westernunion.com/us/en/inmatehome.html and select “Quick Collect.”

JPay Mobile email allows you to send photo attachments* and email multiple recipients. With the updated Send Money service, you can quickly transfer funds to inmate trust accounts with your credit or debit card. You can even manage your JPay account.The GTL suite of payment tools can accept deposits for government payments, inmate telephone accounts, PIN debit telephone accounts, commissary accounts, trust fund accounts, bail/bond payments, and payments to other government or correctional facility accounts.

How do I send money to an inmate in jail?

You can now send funds to your loved ones in Federal prison (BOP) through JPay.com, using the free JPay Mobile App for iPhone and Android, in-person at MoneyGram agent locations, or by calling 1-800-574-5729.

How do I put money on an inmate commissary?

Or you can call Smart Deposit at 866-394-0490. You will need to go to the jail roster on our website to get the inmate’s number to enter as the Resident Booking Number. There is also a kiosk in our visitation lobby so you can use a credit card or cash to put money on an inmate’s books.

How does JPay work for inmates?

Inmates receive their email according to a schedule set by their facility, and emails are subject to the same rules that apply to traditional mail. To send or receive Emails you need a JPay.com account, a computer with internet access and virtual JPay stamps.

How do I send money to an inmate through Western Union?

Call 1-800-CALL-CASH (1-800-225-5227) to send money using a credit3 or debit card. 2. Follow the prompts and provide the requested information. You’ll need the correctional facility name, inmate’s account number, inmate’s complete name & send amount.

How long does it take JPAY to send money?

How long does Jpay take to deliver money? The specific time the inmate receives the funds is partially determined by the facility’s disbursement schedule. Usually, any money you send will get to the inmate within 48 hours.

How does commissary work in jail?

A prison commissary (commissary being a word taken out of context in such situations) or canteen is a store within a correctional facility, from which inmates may purchase products such as hygiene items, snacks, writing instruments, etc.

Do inmates get money upon release?

After paying their debt to society, released inmates are finding themselves dinged by a hidden fee. Prisoners are often given money when they leave jail. It could be the cash they came in with, money they earned at a prison job or funds deposited by friends or relatives.

What does it mean when an inmate is blocked on JPAY?

An inmate is generally blocked because they have received money from a credit or debit card that was reported as stolen.

How do I send a stamp to an inmate on JPay?

To send or receive Emails you need a JPay.com account, a computer with Internet access, the inmate’s ID, and virtual JPay stamps.

You can send an Email to an inmate by following these 3 simple steps:

  1. Open a JPay.com account.
  2. Purchase stamps.
  3. Click on the “Email” tab and follow the prompts.

Can I send stamps to an inmate?

Prisoners writing letters

Each week a prisoner is allowed to send one free letter. If they want to send more than this then they need to purchase stamps and envelopes from the prison shop/canteen. Alternatively you can post self addressed stamped envelopes to the prisoner so they can post letters back to you.

How long does it take for an inmate to get a care package?

10 days is the usual time to receive a care pack, but may take up to 21 days depending on the facility. Inmate package inspections and lock downs can sometimes delay the delivery of items.