Mobile County Metro Jail



Sending Mail to an inmate
Sending Money
Visiting Hours
Inmate Search

Mobile County Metro Jail

Physical Address:
Mobile County Metro Jail
510 South Royal St
Mobile, AL 36603



Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmate's full name, DOB, ID Number
Mobile County Metro Jail
P.O. Box 104
Mobile, Alabama 36601

Mobile County Metro Jail Inmate Mail

Inmates incarcerated in Mobile County Jail are allowed to receive letters cards (non electronic) and photos (no polaroids, sexually suggestive or nude photos).  Your complete name and address must be written legibly in the return address area of the envelope.  When sending correspondence always include the inmates name and Identification number as the mailing address above shows.  Do not mark the envelope or letter in any way.  No stamps, pens or pencils, small trinkets, or jewelry or other items should ever be mailed with the correspondence.  Staples, paperclips, lipstick, perfume, crayon art, stickers, drawings or markings of any kind will result in the correspondence being returned. 

Inmates may also receive New paperback books, magazines, newspapers or other printed matter mailed directly from (Be sure to include the inmate name and ID number and send to the inmate mailing address above).

Sending Money to a Mobile County Metro Jail Inmate

Family and/or friends may add funds to an inmate's account using the following methods:

1)  Postal money orders under $50.00 may be brought to the Money Clerk’s office. The money order must have the inmate’s full name and date of birth and the sender’s name and address including zip code. The number of money orders sent/delivered to the Money Clerk’s Office is unlimited.

2)  Money orders under $50.00 may be mailed to the Money Clerk’s office.  The money orders must have the inmate’s full name and date of birth and the sender’s name and address including zip code. All money orders should be addressed in the following manner:
(Inmate’s Name, date of birth)
Mobile Metro Jail
Money Clerk’s Office
P. O. Box 104
Mobile, AL 36601

3)  Money may also be placed on an inmate’s account utilizing the Cashier located in the lobby of the Metro Barracks seven days a week, at any time of the day or night. The Cashier accepts cash, debit cards and credit cards. The cashier eliminates the need to purchase money orders. Deposits made through the Cashier, GPS, toll-free service, and internet are immediately available for commissary purchases

4)  Money  can also be posted to an inmates account electronically over the Web or Telephone.  Visit and select the State Alabama and Facility to Mobile County.  Next Click Smart Deposit.  This service accepts Visa and Mastercard.  Transactions are processed through PayPal.  Or by telephone by calling 1-866-394-0490.  Have the following information ready:
Jails Location: Mobile County
Inmate's First and Last Name
Inmate's ID Number (which can be found using the inmate search below)
And have your credit card and billing info handy.

Visiting an Inmate at Mobile County Metro Jail

You must be on the inmate's approved visitation list prior to visiting.
Contact the Mobile County Jail's Visitation department at 251-574-4734 or 251-574-3388 for a visitation appointment.

Visiting Hours are as follows:
Mobile Metro Jail visitation is from 8:30am to 6:30pm Monday-Friday.

The Mobile Metro Barracks visitation is from 8:30am to 6:30pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Inmates will have one (1) 30 minute visitation period each week. 

All visitation, with the exception of attorney visits, is non-contact. 

The people on an inmates approved visitation card should call the Jail, 251-574-3388 or 251-574-4734, to schedule an appointment to visit.  All appointments must be made 24 hours in advance. 

Cell phones are not permitted during visitation.

Going to Jail?
Read the Mobile County Metro Jail Inmate Handbook here.  The handbook covers the rules and regulations of the facility, your rights as an inmate, and will answer many commonly asked questions.

How to do an Inmate Search at Mobile County Metro Jail

Need to find information about a prisoner incarcerated in Mobile County Metro Jail? Search the Mobile County Metro Jail inmate database here.