Federal Bureau of Prisons


As of March 26, 2009, The Federal Bureau of Prisons housed 203,707 inmates. The Federal Bureau of Prisons houses inmates convicted of federal crimes in the United States. Offenders convicted of state crimes will be held in a state prison system, generally called the "Department of Corrections". Please visit the Home Page and click the desired state if you wish to view a state prison system.


Federal Bureau of Prisons Facilities List

Contents

Acronyms

ADMAX    ADministrative MAXimum United States Penitentiary
ADX    ADministrative Maximum United States Penitentiary
CI    Correctional Institution (Privately Owned Prison that houses Bureau of Prison Inmates.)
FCC    Federal Correctional Complex
FCI    Federal Correctional Institution
FDC    Federal Detention Center
FMC    Federal Medical Center
FPC    Federal Prison Camp
FMC    Federal Transfer Center
MCC    Metropolitan Correctional Center
MCFP    Medical Center Federal Prisoners
USP    United States Penitentiary


Offender Money

By Mail

The Bureau of Prisons operates a centralized deposit facility in Des Moines, Iowa.

Comment by editor of this site: If you are mailing a payment, you should probably mail a postal money order for fastest processing.

Guidelines

ACCEPTED

  • Money Orders


NOT ACCEPTED
X Cash
X Personal Checks
X Offender Correspondence


Fifteen Day Hold

  • non-postal money orders


MAKE PAYABLE TO

  • Full Committed Name of Offender and Offender's Complete Eight Digit Register Number


REQUIRED ON UPPER
LEFT CORNER OF ENVELOPE

  • Sender Name
  • Sender Address
  • Sender City, State and Zip Code


  • Please print clearly!


Delivery Address for mailed deposits

Please mail deposits to the following address:

  Federal Bureau of Prisons
  Committed Offender Name
  Offender's Eight Digit Register Number
  Post Office Box 474701
  Des Moines, Iowa 50947-0001


Western Union Quick Collect

Funds received before 7:00 A.M. and 9:00 P.M. EST on weekdays are posted within several hours.

  IMPORTANT INFORMATION!
  YOU WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING:
  
  Offender's Eight Digit Register NumberOffender's Last Name
  
  Code City: FBOP, DC
  
  Attention: Committed Offender's Full Name

Note: There is no space between the register number and offenders last name.

THIS IS IMPORTANT!

Example:

  12345678Smith


Here is a Sample Quick Collect Form provided by the Bureau of Prisons.



Bureau of Prisons Inmate Money Page.

 



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Offender Mail: (address on each institution page)
Offender Money: http://www.bop.gov/inmate_programs/money.jsp
Offender Locator: http://www.bop.gov/iloc2/LocateInmate.jsp
Victim Services: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/
Victim Notification Services: http://www.bop.gov/inmate_programs/victim_witness_notice.jsp
Offender Telephone: http://www.bop.gov/inmate_programs/visiting.jsp
Parole / Former Offender Information: http://www.bop.gov/inmate_programs/release_emp.jsp




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