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Washington State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Washington ranks 19th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$5,100,000.00 paid in 2017.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 51%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $1.65 $1.65 $1.65
Local $1.65 $1.65 $1.65

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 0.11/min 0.11/min 0.11/min
Local 0.11/min 0.11/min 0.11/min

Phone service providers


Rates current as of May 2017. Kickbacks current as of FY2013.

Data current as of 2017-2018

Historical Data for Washington

Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data

County Rates

County Contracts

Court Rulings


Administrative Rulings