To bail out an inmate at the Washoe County Detention Facility in Reno, people may go to either:
- The courthouse where the case is being handled (such as the Reno Justice Court or Reno Municipal Court), or
- The cashier at the Washoe County Jail at 911 E. Parr Boulevard, Reno, NV 89512
To post bail, the person must provide the following information:
- court of jurisdiction,
- the bail amount,
- the name of the inmate,
- the inmate’s birth date, and
- his/her booking number
Bail can be paid by:
- U.S. certified or cashier’s checks payable to the court handling the case
- Postal money orders (with the money amount typed or stamped) payable to the court handling the case
- Bonds posted by bail agents (except for cash-only bails and fines)
- Online at GovPayNet with a credit or debit card. (The following are direct links to pay bail at specific courts:
Once bail is posted, the inmate is typically released within 1 to 4 hours. People released for “time served” are usually released at 5:00 a.m. The jail does not provide transportation; however, Citi-Fare buses travel between the jail and downtown Reno.
For more information, call Washoe County Detention Facility at 775-328-3062.
Arrested in Reno? Call an attorney…
If you have been accused of a crime in ‘Reno, Nevada,’ call our Nevada criminal defense attorneys. We may be able to get you out of jail on little or no bail. Then we will use all our skill and experience to try to get your charges reduced or dismissed.
We represent clients throughout Nevada, including Las Vegas, Henderson, Washoe County, Reno, Clark County, Carson City, Laughlin, Mesquite, Bunkerville, Moapa, Elko, Pahrump, Searchlight and Tonopah.
- For more information, go to our article on Nevada bail procedures.