The DCS uses this medium to remind members of the public of the availability of online banking facility to transfer credit to the tuck cards of inmates/ wards within our 11 Correctional Centres islandwide.
Please follow the steps below to update inmates/ wards accounts:
Make deposits to: Bank of Nova Scotia (ScotiaCentre Branch)
Account Name: Department of Corrections Project Fund
Account No.: 10908-7815
After completing the deposit, you will need to send a message to (876) 319 1616 or email: email@example.com. Your email should include –
- Reference Number or Receipt Number for the transaction
- Inmate/Ward name and date of birth
- Name of Correctional Centre where your relative is housed
- Scanned copy or photograph of your photo ID (for example – Driver’s license; Passport or National ID)
The maximum deposit per inmate or ward is JMD$20,000.00 monthly
For In-Branch transactions, you will need to inform the teller that you are doing a bill payment to the Department of Corrections Project Account # 109087815 and provide the three-letter abbreviation for the institution followed by the sender’s TRN to complete the transaction.
Please note that the DCS does not charge a fee to update inmate or ward accounts, and funds deposited online and in-branch are updated to inmate/ward accounts within 24 hrs of a successful transaction.