Comal County Sheriff's Office Inmate Mail and Mail Rules

Mailing Address for Inmates:

Inmate's first and last name and SPN#
3000 IH 35 South
New Braunfels, TX 78130

Return address must contain senders first and last name and complete address. Any correspondence whereas the sender is unable to be identified will be returned to sender.

Sending money to an inmate:

Access Corrections
Customer Service: 866-345-1884

-Mobile App: Access Corrections

-To order Commissary:

-For your convenience, funds may be deposited in the visitation lobby via the kiosk.

-Money orders are NOT accepted

-Any Cash, Checks, or Money Orders will be returned to sender.

  • Inmates are authorized to receive publications such as magazines and newspapers as long as they come direct from a publisher or an established bookstore. The inmate’s SID number MUST be on the shipping label, if not, it will be returned to sender. All paperback books must have a PERFECT binding. ·
  • Any publications from family, friends and internet sites (Ebay, etc.) are prohibited and all items will be returned to the sender. All third-party book vendors are prohibited. Adult magazines such as Playboy, Hustler, etc. are strictly not allowed. ·
  • Amazon Book Deliveries
    • You may order books from Amazon, but they must be delivered by a public carrier (US Postal Service, UPS, or FedEx). Do not use Amazon Same Day delivery that uses a contract carrier or your order will not be accepted; it will be rejected and returned to sender.


  • Simple cards without any embellishments or glue (see below for restrictions).
  • Letters on regular paper (see below for restrictions).
  • Photos on photo paper max size 4x6 (see below for restrictions).


  • Cash, Payroll Checks, Personal Checks, Business Checks, or Money Orders.
  • Stamps, Envelopes, Blank Paper, Blank Cards, Paper with heading only, Tracing Paper, Journals of any kind, Tissue Paper, Paper Bags, Cardboard, Refuse used as writing paper.
  • Glitter of any kind, in any form.
  • Musical Cards, Cards depicting Men or Women in Sexually Suggestive attire/poses, Cards larger than 8x11. Cards with Ribbon, adhesive of any type, metal fasteners, or glitter, pop up Cards. Cards with googly eyes, or any movable parts. Cards must be single layer.
  • Hard plastic objects: credit cards, identification cards, driver’s license, or anything else that would be considered hard plastic.
  • Any object that is laminated.
  • No pictures larger than 4x6, this includes the border. No Polaroid pictures, no pictures with any adhesive/substance on the front or the back. No pictures of poor print quality.
  • No pictures that are sexually suggestive, no nude or partially nude pictures, no pictures in lingerie or undergarments.
  • Pictures of children must be fully clothed: No “diaper” pics, no swimsuit pics, no bathing pics.
  • No clothing or cloth of any kind, this includes: buttons, patches, thread, zippers, felt, leather, etc.
  • Any type of art supplies: pipe cleaners, drawing supplies, glue, tape, dried plants/flowers, metal wood, foil, string, ribbon, glitter, confetti, beads. etc.
  • Anything regarding gangs is strictly prohibited. Literature, pictures, lyrics, drawings, or signs/gestures that could be construed as being gang related will be rejected.
  • Cosmetics, this includes lipstick, nail polish, perfume or other types of cosmetics on the contents.
  • Jewelry and watches of any kind.
  • Folders or Binders of any kind, blank index cards, staples, paperclips, Post it Notes, Stickers, whiteout, labels.
  • No writing utensils of any kind.
  • Tattoo paraphernalia, this includes equipment, guides, life size tattoo drawings/pictures, Rub on Tattoos.
  • Plastic decals, wrappers, lottery tickets, wax or wax seal.
  • Any items folded will be unfolded and inspected prior to being delivered to the inmate – Origami or any item folded in a specific way will not be delivered to the inmate in that format.
  • Posters/Papers larger than 11 x 14.
  • Weapons of any type.
  • Mail containing potentially hazardous/contaminated items, defensive sprays, and caustics/combustibles– this includes excessive perfume.
  • Any tobacco/drugs/alcohol.
  • Bodily Fluids including blood, hair, semen, etc.
  • Food stains, toothpaste, or any other substance.
  • Board games, card games, playing cards, etc.
  • No commissary items (toothpaste, razors, toothbrush, soap etc.)
  • Any content that contains information regarding the manufacture of explosives, weapon, or drugs.
  • Any content that could be used to incite strikes, riots or violent actions.
  • Any publications that include information on how to manufacture explosives, weapons, or drugs. Information that is designed to achieve the breakdown of prisons through inmate disruption such as strikes, riots or violent actions activity. Any content that contains graphic presentations of sexual behavior that is in violation of the law. Any content that contains descriptions of sexual acts or sexually suggestive or explicit images. Any content that contains material on the setting up and operation of criminal schemes or how to avoid detection, or glorifies criminal acts and/or gang activity.

Any correspondence deemed undeliverable will be returned to sender. Individuals, who have attempted to send Contraband into the Comal County Jail or have otherwise committed a serious violation of these correspondence rules, as determined by the Jail Administrator or designee, may be prohibited from any further correspondence with a particular inmate and may be place on the Negative Mailing List of that particular inmate.

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