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.
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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
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.
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!
- Cash: 1-800-325-6000 - http://www.westernunion.com/ - Contact Western Union to find a location near you.
- Credit Card: 1-800-634-3422 x 2
- Online Credit Card: http://www.westernunion.com/
Here is a Sample Quick Collect Form provided by the Bureau of Prisons.
Bureau of Prisons Inmate Money Page.
Federal Bureau of Prisons 
|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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