Post-Conviction and Prison Defense Expense Claims

The Department of Indigent Defense Services processes payments for Prison Defense Expense Claims pursuant to NRS 212.070 and Post-Conviction Claims pursuant to NRS 7.155.

For payment, claims may be submitted via:

Mail: Department of Indigent Defense Services, 896 W. Nye Lane, Suite 202, Carson City, NV 89703.

Submission via email is preferred and allows faster processing.

In your submission, please include the signed order from the court, as well as the appropriate billing. All payees must be a registered vendor with the State of Nevada Controller's Office. To register as a vendor, please follow this link:

If more information is needed, please email your questions to