Jail - Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the mailing address and phone number of the Beltrami County Jail?

A. Beltrami County Jail, 626 Minnesota Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601, use this address for all inmate and other correspondence. Phone number: 218-333-4189.

Q. How can I find out if someone is being held at the jail?

A. Click on the “Inmate List” link to the left. You will be provided with a current listing of the inmate population.

Q. Is there a way that I may be able to get a message to someone being held at the jail?

A. To leave a message for an inmate call 218-444-8714 and you will be given instructions on how to leave your recorded message.

Q. When is it possible to visit someone who is being lodged at the jail?

A. Please refer to “Visitation Schedule” for further information regarding visiting.

Q. How can I get money to an inmate at the jail?

A. You may deposit cash funds to an inmate’s jail account by using the kiosk located within the jail lobby. You may also deposit funds via the internet by accessing: www.inmatecanteen.com. Money orders or cashiers checks, made payable to the inmate, can be sent through the mail.

Q. Where can I post bail for someone being held at the Beltrami County Jail?

A. Bail may be posted for Beltrami County warrants at Court Administration, located within the Judicial Center, at 600 Minnesota Ave., Monday through Friday during the hours of 8:00AM to 4:00PM. At all other days and times, bail may be posted at the jail. Out-of-County bails must be posted at the Beltrami County Jail and are assessed a $25.00 handling fee. You may choose to contact a Bail Bond agent to assist you with this process.

Q. How can I provide a phone card to an inmate in jail?

A. If you wish to purchase an inmate phone card for an inmate, you can purchase cards on-line with a credit card at www.reliancetelephone.com. This site may also be used to authorize reception of collect calls from the jail.