Inmate Mail

Each state and province publishes the required format for addressing mail to inmates in correctional facilities. The standard format for the "recipient" line is:

Inmate Name and Booking Number
Correctional Facility Name
Correctional Address or PO Box
City, State/Province PostalCode

To ensure that mailing labels for inmates are formatted correctly, enter the Booking Number in the "Suffix" field, beginning with "#". For example:

This ensures that any mailing label will be formatted correctly:

Fred Flintstone, #123456
1122 SW 11th St
Battle Ground WA 98604

This also makes it easy to identify inmates in Person Search results:

To find inmates, use Advanced Search to search for "Suffix" beginning with "#".

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