Inmate Funds are accepted for deposit into your commissary account by three different methods

Method 1: Inmates may have family & friends utilize the Lobby Kiosk located in the lobby of each facility.

  • Family & Friends must have the Inmate ID Number or date of birth.
  • The Kiosk accepts Cash, Credit, and Debit Cards.
  • Cash is only accepted in $5, $10, $20, $50, & $100 dollar bills.
  • Funds are posted real time to the inmate’s account.
  • There is a $3.25 for cash deposits to utilize this Kiosk.
  • Hours of operation are 24/7.
  •  ** You may deposit funds at any site for any inmate located in the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority** 


Method 2: Inmates may have family & friends send money via Government Payments Service (GPS)

  • Family & Friends must have the Inmate ID Number and the name of the facility – Southwest Virginia Regional Jail and the 3 Letter Code VJI.
  • GPS accepts Credit and Debit Cards only.
  • Funds are posted real time to the inmate’s account
  • You can find (GPS) at
  • Pay Location Code is 5500.
  • You may also call toll free at (888)277-2535


Method 3: Inmate may have family & friends send Money Order in the mail

  •  We only accept Money Orders. 
  • Money Orders must arrive at least one business day prior to commissary to be available to the inmate.
  • The Senders Name, Return Address and the Inmate’s Inmate ID Number must be on the money order
  • The Senders Name and Return Address must be on the envelope.
  • The Money Order must be made payable to the Inmate.
  • Money orders can be mailed to the following addresses for any inmate regardless of where the inmate is housed in the SW Regional Jail Authority.

Inmate Mailing Addresses.

Abingdon Facility Duffield Facility Haysi Facility Tazwell Facility
P.O. Box 280
Meadowview, VA 24361
P.O. Box 367
Duffield, VA 24244
P.O. Box 535
Haysi, VA 24256
102 Water Street
Tazewell, VA 24651
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