It’s hard when a loved one’s in prison. But Western Union makes it easy for you to show them you care and that you’re thinking of them. With your support, inmates can still enjoy some of the comforts of home and the outside world.
Send money directly to their inmate account using Western Union. They’ll be able to use the money in the commissary to buy everyday essentials and more. Western Union has years of experience and trusted relationships with prisons. Stay connected and send love—inside.
We offer three easy options - online, by phone, or in person. Choose the way that works best for you.
An error means we can’t process the inmate number you entered. The number must be 8 digits followed by the last name. For example: 12345678Smith. Please make sure there are no dashes, colons, periods, or hyphens on the page.
Already sent money? You can track the transfer.
Not sending to an inmate the Federal Bureau of Prisons? To send to another facility, please visit westernunion.com.
Network Data as of 31 December 2011.
Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amounts sent, destination country, currency availaibility, regulatory issues, identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in the time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may applay. See Send form for details.
Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Ask your nearest Western Union Agent location for an overview of our fee tables and destinations.