skip to content
Primary navigation

Send Email

The Minnesota Department of Corrections has an online email system to help family and friends communicate with their loved one. The email system uses JPay. To send an email to an incarcerated person, please visit JPay to create an account and send letters electronically.

Before you can send an email, you will need their ID number.

Enter an inmate ID to get started

Send electronic messages

JPay provides a correctional electronic messaging system you can use to communicate with your loved one in a Minnesota state correctional facility. You can use your computer or smartphone to stay connected!

- Faster and more convenient than traditional mail
- Available on any computer and the JPay Mobile app
-Just 40 cents a stamp - less than first class postage!
- You can attach photos and eCards!

Answers to frequently asked questions about JPay Email can be found here.

More Information I-800-574-5729

back to top