How to Send Money Order to JPay

Send Money Order Service is one of the services that JPay provides. Send Money service lets family and friends of an inmate transfer money directly into their loved one trust account. This service also allows inmates to make their community corrections and restitution payments.

You may wonder how to send money orders to inmates and how much money you can send through JPay. Thankfully, this post will show all methods that you can take in case of sending money orders to inmates with JPay. Let’s see our post below!

6 Methods in Sending Money Order to JPay

You can send money orders to an inmate which is spendable through the JPay’s Send Money page. Certainly, an inmate is able to use the transferred money for several things including restitution payments. Sure, there are 6 methods that you can take to send money to an inmate.

Here’s a list of send money methods through JPay:

    1. JPay Site

You can use JPay’s Send Money service that you can access on the official JPay site if you want to send money orders online to an inmate. If you always send money regularly as a recurring payment, it’s highly recommended for you to send money orders to the official site of JPay that you can access here.

    1. JPay Mobile App

You are a busy person and do not have much time to access the JPay site, alternatively, you can use the JPay Mobile App. You can download this app from Google Play Store (for Android users) or Apple App Store (for iOS users). Well, this easy and instant JPay app on your hand can be used to perform whatever you want, especially for Sending Money orders to inmates.

    1.    Money Order

To send money orders to an inmate in a prison, you can also take a Money Order. If you choose the Money Order method to send money order, you will need a cashier’s check or money order and the JPay money order coupon for the state where you will send the money order.  You can download the JPay coupon here.

    1. MoneyGram

If you want to send money orders to inmate cash, you can also utilize MoneyGram service. This sending money service has a lot of convenient locations nationwide. Some places where you can get MoneyGram services are 7-11, Walmart and CVS Pharmacy.

Moreover, you will need an inmate’s Correctional ID number and last name, the facility name or also receive code if you send money through MoneyGram, To find MoneyGram locations nearby, you can visit

    1. Toll-Free Phone

If you want to send money by phone, you can dial the number at 1-800-574-5729 to speak with a live JPay call center agent 24/7. You can also use your credit or debit card to send money orders by phone.

    1. Lobby Kiosk

You can also find a lobby kiosk at the facility where an inmate resides to send them money. You can use a credit card at the lobby kiosk to send them money. To see the facility where an inmate is located contains a lobby kiosk, you can check it through the Availability & Pricing page at JPay official site.

Okay, those are all methods that you can take to send money orders to inmates in a prison. Make sure to choose the easy one to make them receive money quickly.

What Will You Need to Send Money Order Through JPay?

If you want to send money to inmates, make sure you know his/her Federal Inmate ID (BOP Register Number). To find the BOP Register Number of the inmates, you can use the BOP inmate locator. Once you find the ID of your loved one, you can continue to send money.

Here’s how to send money to inmates!

    • Create a JPay account here.
    • After you are registered,  you should log into JPay by entering your username and password.
    • Once you can access the JPay site, you can then click on the ‘Money tab’.
    • Then, choose an inmate that you want to send money.
    • Select the card you would like to charge.
    • After that, confirm your information.
    • Once the transaction is successful, your inmate trust account will take your money.

That’s it! You successfully send money orders to inmates through the JPay Send Money service. If there’s a bit of trouble sending money order to inmates with JPay. You can also call a live agent to assist you through the sending money process.

How Much Money Can You Send Via JPay?

Of course, there’s a limited amount of money to transfer for inmates. JPay will only receive money transfers valued at $999,99 or less. If you want to know money order limits which are applied in the state in which an inmate resides, you can visit the official  JPay site. If you send money over $999.99, the remaining will be returned to you.

Otherwise, if you initiate a termination payment either on a money order or a personal check, you shall be responsible for reimbursement of JPay for any bank fees or insufficient funds charges incurred by JPay as a result of the termination of the payment.

In this case, that JPay will not be responsible for money transfer lost in the mail or in transit or money order the provided address that did not reach the intended recipients. Well, the sender does not worry.

If JPay receives a money order that cannot process the transaction as the illegibility of the money order form, in this case, JPay will send money order and deposit slip back to the Customer’s address which is provided on the deposit slip.

Additionally, if you make any payments or transactions via JPay’s Send Money service, of course you will be charged with a certain fee per transaction. To avoid making a payment twice, you should check the amount of money  that you want to send to the inmate. Even though the fees per transaction may vary depending on the state and facility, it may be burdensome for some people.

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