Booking Fee Reimbursement

The Crow Wing County Jail collects a $25 booking fee from each person held for confinement. This is authorized by the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners per Minnesota Statute 641.12, sub 1. Booking fees will not be collected on DOC contract and work release inmates, temporary release return inmates, inmates being housed for another county or juvenile inmates.

Reimbursement Eligibility

A person may request to have their booking fee reimbursed if:

  • all charges are dismissed at court or
  • they are acquitted on all charges
  • no outstanding charges on the inmate's account from prior booking fees

Proof of Reimbursement

It is up to the individual to provide proof from court administration that the charges were dismissed or you have been acquitted.

Requesting Reimbursement

If you believe you are entitled to a booking fee reimbursement, call jail administration at 218-822-7050 and ask to speak to the jail administrator.