Send Money to an Inmate
Everything you need to know to send money to an inmate at the workhouse or the city jail
OverviewDeposits to an inmate's commissary and/or telephone accounts can be made in the following manner:
By Mail - Money Orders Only:
- Located in the main lobbies of both City Justice Center (CJC) and Medium Security Institution (MSI - Workhouse)
You will need the inmate's Inmate Master Number (IMN)
If you are putting money onto the inmate's commissary account, please precede the inmate master number (IMN) with zeros (0) to total 8-digits; example: if the IMN is 12345, you would enter 00012345
If you are putting money onto the inmate's telephone account, use only the inmate master number (IMN)
If you do not know the inmate's Inmate Master Number (IMN), please call the Division of Corrections, (314) 621-5848, press 1 and give the inmate's name to the operator.
The Division of Corrections does not accept cash, personal checks, cashier checks or money orders for inmates' accounts.
Cash deposits can be made at the kiosks located in the main lobbies of the City Justice Center (CJC) and the Medium Security Institution (MSI - Workhouse)
A $3.00 fee will apply at all kiosks. You can deposit $5 - $300; the kiosks do not accept bills less than $5
Refunds From Previous Provider
To obtain a refund of your account balance on inmate telephone accounts prior to July 31, 2015, please contact the previous provider, GlobalTel Link (GTL) at 1-866-230-7761
The $3.00 dollar fee charged at the kiosks is automatically deducted from the amount deposited into the kiosk.
What to Expect
- Money Orders take approximately 1 - 2 days to process.
- Funds deposited via Internet, phone or at the kiosk are immediately available to the inmate.
City Justice Center
200 South Tucker Boulevard
St. Louis, Mo 63102