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Federal Bureau of Prisons phone rates and kickbacks

Federal Bureau of Prisons ranks 44th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid


Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $3.75 $3.15 N/A
Local N/A $0.90 N/A

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.25/min 0.21/min N/A
Local N/A 0.06/min N/A

Phone service providers


Local collect call rates vary by carrier

Data current as of 2012-2013

Primary source documents

State DOC Rates


Administrative Rulings