North Carolina State Prisons
Inmate Phone Calls


North Carolina Department of Corrections:
Telephone Calls

Prison Phone Provider

Prison Phone Provider for setting up prepaid accounts:
GlobalTel Link: Set up prepaid accounts online at

Are you paying more than $1.13 per call for calls from an inmate in a North Carolina State Prison? 

If your answer to this question is "Yes," a SaveOnPrisonCalls local phone number can help you reduce the cost of the calls from North Carolina state prisons. Learn more about our local phone number service by reviewing our How It Works page.


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.

Debit Calls
Local calls: $1.13 per 15-minute call
In-state long distance calls: $3.06 per 15-minute call
Out of state long distance calls: $3.06 per 15-minute call

Prepaid Calls
Local calls: $1.25 per 15-minute call
In-state long distance calls: $3.40 per 15-minute call
Out of state long distance calls: $3.15 per 15-minute call

How Much Will I Save?

To save on the cost of prepaid and debit calls from North Carolina State Prisons, you will need a local number. Having a local number for the inmate to call will save up to $2.15 per 15-minute call.  Save up to $127 per month or $1,524 per year on the cost of the calls with a SaveOnPrisonCalls local phone number.

All numbers provided are verified and guaranteed to be a local call from the prison.

How Much Can You Save Every Month on calls from North Carolina State Prisons?

North Carolina State Prisons Call Rates

How It Works

Step 1: Sign up for a local number. The local number will be set to ring to your home phone or cell phone. Your home or cell phone number will not change.

Step 2: Give the inmate the new phone number.  The inmate will be required to add the new number to their list of approved numbers.

Step 3: Contact the phone provider for the institution and set up a prepaid or advance pay account for the new number. Some phone providers require a separate prepaid account for each phone number. A prepaid account is only necessary if the inmate cannot purchase phone credits from their commissary account (telephone debit account).

Step 4: Start talking for less!


General Information

Excerpt from the North Carolina DOC Handbook for Family & Friends

 Inmates housed in regular population at all facilities except Central Prison will be allowed to make telephone calls to family and friends. The number of calls an inmate is allowed to make may be limited by the housing assignment or custody classification.  All telephone calls will be collect and may be monitored. Family and friends may request that their telephone number be blocked, which will prevent the inmate from calling that number. Inmates are not allowed to receive telephone calls. Inmate telephone use is a privilege which may be restricted for disciplinary purposes. Inmates at Central Prison are not allowed to make phone calls. If there is an emergency, critical injury, illness, or death of a family member, contact should be made with the prison facility where the inmate is housed. It is important that correct information is provided so that staff can accurately inform the inmate and provide emotional support.


List of Facilities. We have local numbers available for the facilities listed in GREEN


Albemarle CI

Lumberton CI


Alexander CI

Marion CI


Avery/Mitchell CI 

Maury CI 


Bertie CI 

Morrison CI 


Brown Creek CI

Mountain View CI 


Caldwell CC

Nash CI


Caledonia CI

Neuse CI


Carteret CC

New Hanover CC


Caswell CC

North Carolina CIW


Catawba CC

Odom CI


Central Prison

Orange CC


Columbus CI

Pamlico CI


Craggy CC

Pasquotank CI


Craven CI

Pender CI


Dan River PWF

Piedmont CI


Davidson CC

Polk CI


Eastern CI

Randolph CC


Foothills CI

Rutherford CC 


Forsyth CC

Sampson CI


Franklin CC

Sanford CC


Gaston CC

Scotland CI


Greene CI 

Southern CI


Harnett CI 

Swannanoa CCW


Hoke CI

Tabor CI


Hyde CI 

Tyrrell PWF


Johnston CI

Wake CC


Lanesboro CI

Warren CI


Lincoln CC

Wilkes CC


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