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You may communicate with an inmate at any time via the U.S. Mail or private delivery service. We receive deliveries Monday through Friday from the U.S. Postal Service. All incoming mail is opened and searched for contraband. All magazines, newspapers, and books must come directly from the publisher. Legal mail received shall be opened in the presence of the inmate to confirm that it is legal mail. Self addressed, stamped envelopes, or stamps are not allowed in the jail. All mail should be addressed as follows or it will be returned to the post office:
Full name, identification (docket) number, housing assignment
Pinellas County Jail
14400 49th Street North
Clearwater, Florida 33762-2877
Please note: Inmates are allowed to possess only three 4 x 6 photographs in their housing area. All incoming letters containing more than three photos, over-sized, or containing items other than paper products will be returned to the sender with entire contents.
The Pinellas County Jail accepts Money Orders for inmates. The Money Order must contain the inmates full name, docket number, and housing assignment. Money orders are accepted 7 days a week at the visitation center.
New! Securely send money or order commissary for an inmate through MyCarepack.com. Money deposits can be made by phone at: 1-866-394-0490 (toll-free), or at a lobby kiosk for a small convenience fee. Visa, MC, and Cash (Kiosk only) accepted. Kiosks are located in the main lobby of the Jail (24/7) and at the visitation center during visitation hours only.
Inmate Phone Usage:
Inmates cannot receive phone calls, however they are allowed to make collect calls.
Attention Inmate Subsistence Fee
- In accordance with FSS 951.033, it is the policy of the Detention and Corrections Bureau to have inmates defray the cost of their incarceration to help alleviate the increasing financial burden of housing inmates.
- All non-federal inmates booked into the Pinellas County Jail will be charged $20.00 to cover administrative costs with the following exceptions:
a. Detainees in an “in-transit” status for another agency or jurisdiction.
b. Department of Corrections inmates brought back to Pinellas County by the State Attorney or Public Defender on writs of testificandum or inmates returning on writs of prosequemdum (pro se inmates) only.
c. Walk-through, Paperwork Only and Marchman Acts.