Welcome to eCommDirect – a direct purchase program for Texas Department of Criminal
Justice (TDCJ) offenders.
eCommDirect lets friends and family make deposits into the account of an offender incarcerated in a TDCJ facility and purchase commissary goods.
This secure service offers online convenience and greater control of what happens with the funds you provide.
Note: You are not setting up an account with Texas.gov to make future purchases or deposits.
Once the offender has been verified, you may:
You are not required to make a purchase and a deposit at the same time.
Hours: eCommDirect Store is closed weeknights from 8:30 PM CST to 4:00 AM CST.
Friends and family may make purchases for eligible offenders up to maximum quarterly spend. Offenders spends are based on the following months: January – March up to $60.00;
April – June up to $60.00; July – September up to $60.00; and October – December up to $85.00 (Holiday Spend). Offenders may receive a maximum of one online purchase per day.
Offender Trust Fund deposits may be made at any time with a limit of $300.00 per deposit transaction.
*All sales are final.
No credit or refund shall be given for items purchased but not received by the intended recipient due to that person’s release,
change in custody level or other sanction which would not allow receipt of goods.
If specific products purchased cannot be delivered within 30 days, the dollar amount of the direct purchase will be deposited into the offender’s trust account.
Online purchases are subject to substitutions if the item is unavailable at the time of distribution.
All deposits made to an offender’s trust account are final and no refunds will be issued.
Chargebacks to a credit card will affect offender’s eligibility.
TDCJ reserves the right to capture and retain IP Address information for fraud detection.
Disclaimer: You must be 18 years old to use this application. All offenders banking information including transaction and balance information is restricted and confidential.
This online service is provided by Texas.gov, the official website of Texas. The
price of this service includes funds that support the ongoing operations and enhancements
of Texas.gov, which is provided by a third party in partnership with the State.