Maricopa County Jail – Bail Bond Hours

Posted by on Nov 25, 2012 in Maricopa County Jail

Bond/Fines Hours of Operation

     The Maricopa County Jail has limited hours for accepting the posting of bail or conducting other inmate activities.  The jail no longer accepts bonds 24-hours per day.  In general, the jail will not take bail between the following hours:

  • 1:00 AM to 7:00 AM
  • 2:15 PM to 2:45 PM and
  • 10:15 PM to 10:45 PM

     If you are still in line when the clock chimes, the window will close and you will have to wait for it to reopen per the above schedule.


Where is Bail Posted?

     Bail bonds can be posted at the 4th Ave Jail (Madison Street entrance).  There are three windows where one may conduct business.


Window #1

  • Open to General Public
  • Accepts Cash (from Bondsmen only)
  • Accepts Cashiers Checks
  • Accepts Money Orders
  • Answers general questions


Hours of Operation:

  • 7:00 AM to 1:30 PM

1:30 PM to 2:45 PM (Closed 1 hour 15 minutes)

  • 2:45 PM to 9:00 PM

9:00 PM to 10:45 PM  (Closed 1 hour 15 minutes)

  • 10:45 to 1:00 AM


Window #2

  • Serves Law Enforcement, Attorneys, and Bondsmen (Surety Bonds Only)
  • Answers general questions


Hours of Operation

     Window #2 is only open when staffing permits.  The following times are the conditional hours of operation

  • 7:00 AM to 2:15 PM

2:15 PM to 2:45 PM (Closed 30 minutes)

  • 2:45 PM to 10:15 PM


Window #3

     Weekend operation

  • Serves everyone
  • Accepts Fines for Phoenix City Court (Weekends Only)