Meherrin River Regional Jail

Meherrin River Regional Jail, Virginia

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Meherrin River Regional Jail Visiting Information:

Visitation Information

• Only inmates can schedule visits. The inmate must list the first and last name of the visitor. Minor's names may not be listed on the schedule, only adults. Any individual is considered an adult if they are eighteen (18) years of age and older. Any individual under the age of eighteen (18) will be considered a minor.

• Visitors should confirm their visitation date and time directly with the inmate who scheduled the visit, or in person at the Lobby Desk. No information will be given over the telephone.

• A maximum of two (2) adults and one (1) minor, or one (1) adult and two (2) minors are allowed to visit. For any minor to visit, the parent or guardian must be eighteen (18) years of age or older. All visitors entering with a minor are responsible for the minor's behavior. No minor can be left unattended in the lobby while the adult goes to the visitation room for a visit.

• Any visitor displaying crude or disruptive behavior will be asked to leave the premises. At the Visitation Officer's discretion, visitors may be permanently banned for excessive displays of such behavior.

• Upon arrival, all visitors must sign in on the Meherrin River Regional Jail visitor's sign-in and sign-out logbook. All visitors must have a picture ID. Visitors that are approved for extended visits must have a picture ID with an address that matches the approved request.

• Appropriate clothing is required for all visitors. Examples of inappropriate clothing include, but are not limited to: short, tight, revealing and/or transparent clothing and/or pajamas as outerwear. Proper undergarments are required. Clothing should have sleeves and not otherwise expose undergarments.

• No personal items can be taken into the visiting room. Lockers are provided for visitor to use upon request.

• All visitors must be cleared though the metal detector.

• No shows are treated as a visit.

• Visits are scheduled between 9:00am - 11:00am, 2:00pm - 3:00pm, and 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Visits last for approximately 30 minutes. If a visitor is late arriving, they will not be allowed to have the remainder of their visit. If the inmate goes to a program or recreation during a scheduled visit, they will not be removed and the scheduled visit will be forfeited.

• Once a visit starts, visitors will not be allowed to go out and re-enter.

• Only two visits are allowed per week and one (1) visit per scheduled visitation day, Monday through Friday.

• No visits are scheduled on Saturdays, Sundays or legal holidays observed by the jail.

• Only visitors whose names have been listed are approved for visitation. If a scheduled visit cannot be kept, another day/time will not be substituted.

• Inmates in Disciplinary Custody will not receive visits.

Meherrin River Regional Jail Additional information:

Inmate Telephones
When booked into the jail, all inmates receive two (2) free telephone calls so they can call family, friends, attorney, etc. After those two calls have been made, all called parties must set up an account with Paytel so they can receive calls from the inmate. Instructions are below.

Telephones are located in all housing areas for inmate use and are available between 9am - 10:15pm each day unless the jail is on lockdown, emergency situations, or other times deemed necessary.

All calls are pre-paid debit or collect and subject to being monitored. Calls are limited to fifteen (15) minutes to allow all inmates to use the phone. The Inmate Telephone System does not allow incomming calls and will disconnect if an attempt is made.

For additional information, please download a copy of the brochure below:

English Brochure

• put a call on hold
• forward or transfer a call
Calls may also disconnect if:

• you stop talking without hanging up
• use a cordless telephone (static)
• use a cell phone (dropped cell tower)

Money can be added to your Paytel account in any of the following ways:

• By Internet:
• By Phone: 1-800-729-9355
• By depositing money at the ATM located in the lobby of each facility
• Moneygram or Western Union
• Check or Money Order made payable to Pay Tel Communications, PO Box 19290, Greensboro, NC 27419. (All checks sent through the mail must include customer's first and last name, address, driver's license number, & PIN number when the account was opened or wish to use if you are opening an account.)

Money can be added to the inmate's Paytel account in any of the following ways:

• By depositing money at the ATM located in the lobby of each facility
• By any of the ways to add money to an Inmate's account. NOTE: It will be the inmate's responsibility to trasfer the money to his/her phone account.

For additional information about telephones, click the telephone.


No time limit unless space availability is limited.

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5 Responses to Meherrin River Regional Jail

  1. DAWN April 23, 2013 at 4:14 pm #

    I currently reside in PA and would like to visit an imate. Could you please direct me on the visiting information?

    • PrisonPath April 23, 2013 at 11:12 pm #

      Hi Dawn,

      This prison does not provide much information on the internet. Try this link..

      You may want to look at this link to understand the prison environment.

  2. joyce s. garrett November 2, 2013 at 4:48 pm #

    what is the phone # and what is the system to get money to inmate and what is the inmate visiting info.

    • PrisonPath November 2, 2013 at 5:51 pm #

      Hi Joyce,

      Please review the visitation information and the additional information about telephone communication at the Meherrin River Regional jail on our prison page. For additional information about prison life, click the 25 Rules.

  3. angie July 20, 2014 at 1:05 pm #

    how do i find out the sentencing of an imate

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