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How to Deposit Money into an MDC Inmate's Account

Deposit Money in Person

  • Bring cash for amount of deposit only
  • No money orders accepted
  • Minimum deposit required is $5
  • No change will be given

Hours of Operation for Depositing Money in Person

  • 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • 11:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
  • 3:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Money by Mail

  • All money sent through the mail shall be addressed to “MDC Attn: Cash Accounting”
  • Money received can only be in the form of a money order and shall not exceed $100 (Western Union will still be limited to $50.00)
  • All money orders shall be made payable to MDC with the inmate’s name and booking number in the memo section
  • Any money by mail that does not follow the above criteria will be returned to sender
  • Please note that cashier’s checks are not accepted
  • Send to:
    • MDC c/o Cash Accounting
    • 100 Deputy Dean Miera Dr. SW
    • Albuquerque, NM 87151
  • Please allow 5-7 business days to process
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