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Send Email

The Minnesota Department of Corrections has an online email system to help communicate with an inmate. The email system uses JPay. To send an email to an inmate, please visit JPay to create an account and send letters electronically.

Before you can send an email, you will need the inmate's 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 prison. 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

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