The Kansas Department of Corrections will not accept any item mailed into a correctional facility other than letters or photographs. Inmates may purchase postage only through their facility’s canteen. The Department does not allow an inmate to receive stamps.
Please note that any incoming or outgoing mail other than legal, official, or privileged mail may be inspected or read at any time in accordance with KAR 44-12-601.
Incoming inmate mail should be addressed as follows:
Remember to include the inmate’s KDOC registration number with the inmate’s full name in the address of the correspondence or the mail will not be delivered. The envelope also must contain the sender’s name and address as well or the letter will not be delivered.
You may check an inmate’s location and status on the Department’s Kansas Adult Supervised Population Electronic Repository (KASPER). Facility mailing addresses are available from the Facilities section of the web site.
For more information about inmate mail, please review Kansas Administrative Regulation (K.A.R.) 44-12-601, Inmate Writing and Other Inmate Communications or Publications. Also, Internal Management Policy and Procedure (IMPP) 12-120 Secuirty and Control: Control of Inmate Personal Property provides additional information.