Send money to an adult in jail
How to send money to an adult in a King County detention facility.
There are several ways to add funds to a person's account. Most ways are managed by Access Corrections.
Customer service agents from Access Corrections web-based services and in-person kiosks will notify you of potential fees before finalizing transactions.
How to send money
You can use a credit card to add money to a person's account on Access Corrections website. You can also add money through their mobile app.
There are Access Corrections kiosks in the reception area at both the Seattle jail and Kent jail. The Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention assumes no responsibility for kiosk deposits.
Learn more about the King County adult jails.
You can make cash deposits at some retailers like 7-Eleven, CVS, and Dollar General. You must register at Cash Pay Today before making deposits at retail locations.
You can add money to a person’s account using a credit card by calling Access Corrections at 866-345-1884.
Money orders and cashier's checks
Money orders or cashier's checks may be added to a person’s account by U.S. mail. Cash or personal checks are not allowed. If you send money orders or cashier’s checks, please note the following:
- You must include the person’s name and B/A (book of arrest) number. You can find a B/A with our Subject Lookup Tool.
- Include your name and return address when possible.
- Allow 10 business days for posting on all money orders and cashier's checks of $50 or more.
Learn more about how to send mail to an adult in custody.