Frequently Asked Questions

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Which prison is my loved one located in?

Have the inmate’s CDC number and name to be able to locate them.

Click here to access the CDCR prisoner locator

How can I get an appointment to see my loved one in prison?

Updated December 1, 2021

Beginning Dec. 9, 2021, the window for scheduling visits through the Visiting Scheduling Application (VSA) will be staggered. Reservation start times will be grouped by Northern, Central, and Southern regions.

Click here to access CDCR Visitor Information

Can I give my loved one money while I am on my visit?

No, you are unable to give an inmate money while you are visiting. However, if you would like your loved one to have money, please click on the link below.

Click here to view the several different ways of sending your loved one money.

Will I come back the same day I leave?

Yes, all trips are same-day turn-a-round trips unless noted otherwise. For details, please contact us at +1 (800) 370-1235 and/or

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For 2021 moving forward:

The three phases are outlined in the department’s Roadmap to Reopening at

Visiting hours vary, but most facilities will schedule video and in-person visits between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. on weekends and holidays. Visiting slots will be limited based on space availability in accordance with COVID-19 safety protocols.

Reservations for an in-person visit can generally be made by submitting an email reservation as early as 8 a.m. on Saturday and as late as 8 a.m. Monday the week before the anticipated visit.

All institutions will follow public health protocols while conducting visits, including the use of masks, physical distancing and sanitation of each station following a visit. CDCR will continue to enforce visitation rules including appropriate attire as outlined at