Inmate Mail

To send mail to inmates housed at the Santa Ana Jail, follow the guidelines below:

  • Mail for inmates should be addressed as follows:

Last Name, First Name
Booking #, Module & Cell #
c/o Santa Ana Jail P.O. Box 22003
Santa Ana, CA 92701

  • Mail is delivered to inmates Monday through Friday.
  • All mail is subject to search. Inmate non-legal mail will be scanned prior to delivery.
  • Inmates may not receive any mail, books, or magazines containing pornographic, gang, or violence-related materials.
  • All letters coming in and out of the facility must be by U.S. Mail. (FedEx, UPS, etc. not accepted)
  • Magazines and newspapers must come directly from the publisher.
  • Only packages containing paperback books may be accepted. (Inmates may only have five books in their cell.) Packages exceeding the limitations will be returned.
  • Legal correspondence must be clearly labeled "Legal Mail." Such correspondence will be delivered and searched in the presence of the recipient inmate.
  • No cash can be accepted by mail.