All visits between inmates and members of the public are completed online using the Ada County Jail Video Visitation system.
Click here to register or schedule your next visit.
Each inmate is given two, free 25-minute online visits each week. Additional visits are available to purchase for a small fee.
For answers to questions about the online video visitation system or for help setting up a new account, visit gettingout.com or call 1.866.516.0115.
For questions about online video visitation at the Ada County Jail, call (208) 577-3113
Ada County Jail Additional information:
Incoming mail must list the full name and address of the sender and the intended receiver. Improperly addressed mail will be returned. Mail to an inmate should include:
Inmate's full name
Inmate's LE number (Click here to look up an inmate's LE number)
C/O Ada County Jail
7210 Barrister Dr.
Boise, ID 83704
Inmate mail is subject to scanning. Incoming mail will be checked for contraband, money, escape plans and any writing that may jeopardize the security of the facility.
Inmates may receive written letters and standard photographs. Polaroid photographs, stamps, envelopes, and other forwarded items are not allowed. Mail or publications containing images or depictions of sexual situations, nudity or sexual acts are prohibited. In addition, mail cannot contain:
Intimidating or harassing statements
Gang-related writings or drawings
Messages (codes) that are not easily understood
Plans that violate state, local, federal laws, or jail rules
Plans to send contraband (such as drugs) in or out of the jail
At the discretion of jail staff, mail or publications containing unauthorized references or material may be refused, confiscated, destroyed, placed in the inmate's property or returned to the sender.
Inmates may receive newspapers, magazines and books, but they must be received directly from a publisher or bookstore. Any subscription material received after an inmate leaves the jail will not be forwarded. Inmates are prohibited from subscribing to services or ordering merchandise.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.