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Iowa State Prisons
Inmate Phone Calls

Iowa Department of Corrections:
Telephone Calls

Phone Provider for Iowa State Prisons

Iowa Department of Corrections
The Iowa Department of Corrections provides telephone service for the benefit of inmates and their families. The costs of providing this service are reflected in the rates charged for its use, which are lower than for most other states. Rates will differ due to maintenance service and reporting of calls.

Offender Telephone Service Form
This form must be completed with every deposit for offender pre-paid phone credits. Copies of this form can be obtained from offenders or at any State Correctional Facility or online by clicking on the following link:   Offender Telephone Service Form

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Call Rates

Phone Call Rates

The cost of the calls is set by the contracted phone provider. In addition to the quoted rate of the call, applicable taxes and fees may apply. Rates subject to change.

Rates for calls from Iowa state prisons:
Local Calls:  .11 per minute
In-state calls:  .11 per minute
Out-of-state calls:  .11 per minute
Maximum call length - 20 minutes


General Information

Below you will find general information about the telephone policy at Iowa State Prisons

Iowa law (Ch. 904.508A) authorizes the Department to maintain an inmate telephone fund, the proceeds of which are to be used for the benefit of inmates. The Board of Corrections has directed that these funds be used for the following offender benefits:

Legal services
Religious accommodations
Victim services

List of Iowa State Prisons

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