All facilities have the same visitation schedule. The signing up of visitors shall begin 30 minutes prior to the start of visiting hours.

Inmates whose last name begins with the letter:

A through L

  • Mondays and Thursdays 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Visitors will not be processed after 8:30 p.m.

M through Z

  • Tuesdays and Fridays 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Visitors will not be processed after 8:30 p.m.

Visitation for all inmates is allowed on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 a. m. – 2:00 p. m.   Visitors will not be processed after 1:30 p.m.

Hospital Visits, under normal circumstances, are not allowed.  If the medical professionals deem the inmate’s medical condition is declining to the point a family visit is warranted, a one-time visit may be approved by the Chief Deputy of Detention Services or their designee.


Each inmate will be limited to one (1)  20-minute visit per day.  No more than a total of four (4) people can visit one (1) inmate at a time.  No more than two (2) adults and two (2) minor children can visit one (1) inmate at a time.  Children under 17 years old are not placed on the visitor’s card but may visit on weekends as long as they are accompanied by an adult parent or legal guardian who is on the visitor card.  The adult(s)(18 years or older) accompanying the minor(s) will be held responsible for the actions and conduct of the minor child(ren) while visiting.

  •  Each inmate may receive a maximum of two (2) visits per week, not including attorney, law enforcement or professional visits, unless approved by a supervisor. The signing up of visitors shall begin 30 minutes prior to the start of visiting hours. Visitors will not be processed after 8:30 p.m. on weekdays and after 1:30 p.m. on weekends.
  •  Visitors who have been incarcerated in a Dallas County detention facility within the preceding six months will not be authorized to visit.


Each visiting period for local visitors is 20 minutes per day; regardless of the number of persons an inmate receives during a particular visit.

Out-of-town residents who reside further than 75 miles from the Dallas city limits will be allowed a 40-minute visit. Residence will be verified at the time of the visit during normal visitation hours.  This 40-minute visit will be granted one-time only.  All subsequent visits will be 20-minutes in duration.


All visitors shall be expected to follow visitation rules and act in an orderly manner.  Adults are responsible for children’s behavior. Visits may be terminated at any time when the conduct of the visitor, the visitor’s children or inmate threatens the safety, security and orderly operations of the facility. Visitors must remain in the building. No in-and-out of the building is permitted.


A conservative dress code shall be enforced for all visitors coming in to visit. Please dress in clothing which is appropriate for a large gathering of men, women and young children. Wearing inappropriate clothing (such as provocative or revealing clothes) will result in you being denied visitation.

The following items shall NOT be permitted:

  •  Revealing shorts
    •    Sundresses
    •    Halter tops
    •    Bathing suits
  • Open-toed shoes (sandals and/or flip flop style shoes)
    •    See-through garments of any type (to include jeans that are ripped or have holes in them)
    •    Low-cut blouses or dresses
    •    Leotards
    •    Spandex or tight-fitting pants or blouses
    •    Miniskirts
    •    Backless tops
    •    Pajamas
    •    Hats or caps to include non-religious headgear
    •    Sleeveless garments
    •    Skirts two inches or more above the knee
    •    Dresses or skirts with a high-cut split mid-back, front or side
    •    Khaki, green, institutional or military-style clothing


Tobacco, lighters, matches, electronic cigarettes, cameras, electronic recording devices, cell phones, iPhone watches, backpacks, bags, purses or unlabeled prescription medication are not permitted within visitation areas. No food or drinks shall be taken to the visitation areas except as allowed for infants. Prohibited items apply during regular visits in the jail as well as approved visits at the hospital.


Visitors bringing infants to Visitation shall be permitted to bring the following:

  •  One diaper bag that will be searched for contraband prior to entry.
    •    Blanket which must fit into the diaper bag
    •    Bottles which must fit into the diaper bag
    •    Infant carrier – a visual inspection of infant carrier will be conducted


Visitors 18 years of age and older must present proper identification containing their photograph. The following types of identification shall be accepted:

  •  Valid Driver’s License from any state. A temporary (paper) license may be accepted as long as it is current and the person has another type of photo identification.
    •    Valid identification card issued from any state.
    •    Valid passports are acceptable identification under the following rules per the U.S. Department of State:
    •    If the person was 16 years of age or older when the passport was issued, the passport is valid for 10 years from the date of issue.
    •    If the person was 15 years of age or younger when the passport was issued the passport is valid for five years from the date of issue.
    •    Immigration ID card with photo, issued by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service
    •    Mexican Consulate cards
    •    Mexican Voter Registration cards with a United States address listed as a residence are not valid forms of identification.
    •    Military ID cards, including active duty, reserve, National Guard, retired or dependents.  All of these ID cards are issued by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) with the exception of the State Guard, which is issued by the respective State.


Any visitor 17 years of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult (18 years old or above).