Question: Does JPay charge a fee?

5. FEES. Other than for sending money orders, which is a free Payment option, you agree to pay JPay a fee for using the JPay Service, at the rate in effect at the time you make a Payment (the Service Fee). All Service Fees are non-refundable.

Is JPay free to use?

Making your corrections experience mobile Use the JPay app to send money to an inmate, or, for ex-offenders, to make a community correction payment. The apps are free to download, and sync directly to your existing JPay account.

What is JPay fee?

JPay began in 2002 as a prison money-wiring service, offering a quicker alternative for families who wanted to mail a money order to incarcerated loved ones. The expediency came with a price: The fees for each transaction could be as high as $11.95.

Is JPay expensive?

For many people, JPay even though it is expensive, it is still cheaper than the price of a prison phone call, which can be anywhere from $. 20 or $. 21 per minute to as much as $18 for a 20-minute phone call. So JPay is still cheaper, but it is not necessarily a great deal.

Do inmates know who sends them money through JPay?

In most states, the inmate is notified as to who sent the money. If your inmate is in a facility where the JPay Email service is available, we recommend that you send him or her an email notifying him or her of the money that you just sent. This way, he or she will know who sent the money.

How long does it take for an inmate to receive money through JPay?

JPay generally transmits payments within one to two business days, with the exception of lockbox money order payments, which are generally processed within ten business days of receipt of the money order by JPay.

How much is a JPay 5 tablet?

Inmates can purchase the $69.99 tablet from a kiosk in their facility or someone can purchase it for them. To communicate with inmates, people can access JPays web platform or get the free JPay app on iPhone or Android.

Does your address show on JPay?

Information provided by you to open a JPay account, such as your name, address, phone number, and Bank card information are retained in the JPay database. This contains information such as the users IP (Internet Protocol) address, how long that user spent on the site, and which pages of the Web site they visited.

Why are inmates getting tablets?

Jails and prisons across the US are seeing the benefits of electronic devices, as they provide incarcerated individuals access to educational content, rehabilitative programs, and positive leisure-time activities, such as knowledge-based games and books.

How long does it take JPay to send money?

JPay generally transmits payments within one to two business days, with the exception of lockbox money order payments, which are generally processed within ten business days of receipt of the money order by JPay.

What is the best way to send money to an inmate?

Ways to send moneyOnline payments. You can send money to an inmate/offender online using Over the phone. To send money to an inmate/offender over the phone just call: 1-800-574-5729.MoneyGram. If you wish to send cash you can use MoneyGram. Money Order. Lobby kiosk.

How long does it take to receive message on JPay?

24 to 48 hours JPays Email service provides a way for friends and family to write electronic letters to their incarcerated loved ones. Most inmates receive their email within 24 to 48 hours, and many can respond electronically as well.

What information do inmates see on JPay?

No, they dont see your address when writing through JPay. Think of it as writing an email and then the email being printed out and given to them. That being said, you cannot include a stamp, as it is all electronic.

What can Prisoners do on their tablets?

Inmates can also pay to receive music, movies, games and television programs, as well as to send and receive messages, including video messages, to and from their families. The tablets do not have unrestricted access to the internet.

Is JPay safe?

JPay is a private company that partners with state, county, and federal correctional facilities across the country to provide safe, reliable, and convenient services for family and friends of incarcerated individuals and payment solutions for offenders, parolees, and probationers.

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