Sending Money to an Inmate

The Colorado Department of Corrections partners with two companies – JPay and Western Union – to provide convenient electronic ways to send money to inmates.  Money orders and cash sent by mail are not accepted.

There are three general ways to send money to your incarcerated friend or family member:

  1. Online with a credit or debit card
  2. Over the phone with a credit or debit card
  3. In person with cash at locations throughout the country

Rates for sending money varies depending on the method of payment. Please compare services and prices of the providers listed below. Contact the Inmate Bank at (719) 269-4271 if you have questions.

Enter an inmate ID to get started
    Send money online, with your credit or debit card

    JPay Mobile
    Send money anytime, anywhere by downloading the free app

    Speak with a live agent, 24/7
    Cash with
    At locations including CVS and Walmart (receive code 6556)

    Lobby Kiosks
    Use cash or a credit/debit card at the lobby kiosk at your loved one's location*

*Select facilities

Deposit Amount



Lobby Kiosk


$3.01 – $20.00





$20.01 – $100.00





$100.01 – $200.00





$200.01 – $300.00





$300.01 – $999.99





More information I 800.574.5729

Western Union

In-Person with Cash:

Over 800 locations in Colorado e.g. King Soopers, Safeway grocery and convenience stores.

For the nearest location to you, 1-800-325-6000 and press 2

Internet website:

Western Union

Click here for On-line Payment

Via Phone: 1-800-634-3422
EFT Fees: WU Fees 

EFT Required Information:

1. Pay to: Colorado Dept. Corrections

2. Code city: CODOC

    State: CO

4. Sender's Acct #: Offender DOC # and Last Name

**Money that is sent before 4:00 p.m. MT will generally be available to the offender the next day.

**In order to ensure receipt of funds for offender to place canteen order, it is advised to allow 2-3 days.

If you have questions regarding these methods you can also contact the Colorado Department of Corrections Inmate Bank at (719) 269-4271.