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Virginia State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Virginia ranks 7th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$3,794,747.49 paid in 2014.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 35%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $0.62 $0.62 $0.62
Local $0.62 $0.62 $0.62

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.0409/min 0.0409/min 0.0409/min
Local 0.0409/min 0.0409/min 0.0409/min

Phone service providers


Data current as of May 2017, except for kickback information, which is from FY2014.

Data current as of 2014-2015

Historical Data for Virginia

Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data

County Rates