Do you want to use JPay services, but you do not know the inmate ID number? Well, if you want to use JPay service, you have to register and make an account in JPay. To register and create an account, you are required to know the inmate ID number. Here, we will inform you how to find the inmate ID number.
Finding an Inmate ID Number
Generally, you are able to find the ID number of an inmate online. If your inmate is in federal prison, their ID number can be found on the BOP website. However, if your inmate is in state prison, you are able to find the ID number of the inmate on that state’s DOC website.
If you want to find an inmate number on the BOP website, you will need the first name and the last name of the inmate. If you know the other information about the inmate such as their middle name, their gender, their age, and their race, it will help the site to narrow down the database. So, they will be able to find your inmate easily.
According to JPay website, you are able to know the Federal inmate ID (BOP Register Number) of your inmate by using the BOP inmate locator. If you do not know the inmate ID when you want to use JPay service, it is also explained by JPay that you can go to the correctional agency website and then search for the individual to find the ID.
About Inmate ID Number
The inmate ID number is the same as a free personal’s social security number. What is this ID number? It is the number which is used by the Department of Corrections or Federal Bureau of Prisons to be able to identify an inmate in all of their personal paperwork. Also, it is used for all prison operations which the inmate is involved in.
In the time of the inmate is called out for a visit, doctor’s appointment or any other things in the prison community, the inmate ID of the inmate is always used. This inmate ID number is important if there are some inmates with the same name in a prison.
Usually, the number is printed on the inmate’s ID that they are required to have on them at all times. It is how they are identified.
What Can We Do After Knowing Inmate ID
If you have known the inmate ID, now you are able to create a JPay account. After you create a JPay account, then you are able to use the JPay services such as sending money, sending email, buying tablet for the inmate, doing a video visitation and some more.
So, we are able to say that creating a JPay account is a gate to be able to enjoy the JPay services. Then, knowing the inmate ID is the key.
Registering with JPay After Knowing The Inmate ID
Now, after you follow the explanation above about finding inmate ID, now you may have known the inmate ID of your inmate. So, it is time for you to register with JPay. Do you know how to register with JPay? You are able to follow the steps that we provide below.
- The first thing that you have to do is to access the JPay website. On the home page of JPay, actually in the Select State box, you have to type the state where your inmate or offender resides.
- In this step, you need to enter the inmate ID in the Enter Inmate ID # box and then click on Next.
- After that, you will be given some options in the Search Results page. If there is an inmate that you are looking for, you can click on it.
- Then, on the Registration page, you have to enter your information. Next, you have to click on the text, Payment Terms of Service to read them. Now, you must choose the checkbox which acknowledge that you have read and agree to Payments Terms of Service.
- At last, you have to click on Register.
It is important for you to know that the email address and password that you enter must be remembered. It is because you will use it when you login to the website to use the services of JPay.
Another thing that you need to know when you register is about password. You have to make sure that the password that you enter during registration is 8 to 16 characters long and they must only have lower/ uppper case letters, numbers and special characters.
Creating A User Account in JPay
If you have registered with JPay, then you will have to create a user account. By having a user account, you will be able to send money or communicate with your inmate. How to create a user account? You are able to follow the steps below.
- The first thing that you have to do is to access the home page of JPay.
- When you are on the home page of JPay, you have to click on My Account.
- When you are on the My Profile page, you have to fill the information and then click Save.
Key Services To Enjoy in JPay After Registering and Creating Account
Well, after you register to JPay and then create a JPay account, now you are able to use the services of JPay. It means that you are able to communicate with your inmate. What services are offered by JPay? There are some key services which are offered by JPay as you are able to see in the list below.
- Sending Money
You are allowed to send money to an inmate or offender by accessing the Send Money page.
- Sending Email
You are able to send an email to your inmate. To use this service, you will need stamps. Even you are able to add attachments to your email.
- Sending VideoGrams
You are able to make VideoGrams to attack to emails. What is a VideoGram? It is a recording using a webcam which is then attached to your computer.
- Buying a JPay Player
You can buy a JPay player for your inmate. With a JPay player, your inmate will be able to download songs and listen to them, playing games, listen to FM radio and many more.
- Phone Time
You are able to help an offernder to make phone calls to you or the other people o their call list.
- JPay Video Connect
When you are at home, you are able to visit the inmate or offender by using JPay Video Connect service.