You can use this service to make a payment by debit card.
You can also find out how to make a UK bank transfer to a prisoner by:
- online banking
- mobile banking app
- telephone banking
Your money won’t reach the prisoner if you make a transfer from a bank branch or non-UK account.
This service is free and secure, and available in all public prisons in England and Wales. You can’t use the service to send money to someone in a private prison.
Before you start
You’ll need the:
- prisoner’s date of birth
- prisoner number
Money usually takes around 3 working days to reach a prisoner’s account.
You need a bank account to use this service. If you don’t have one you can send money to a prisoner using a postal order, a cheque or cash.