onfirm the offender is assigned to the unit
you are planning to visit, has visitation
privileges and that you are on the Visitors List.
Bring valid identification (ID).
If you have made special arrangements with
the unit, call prior to leaving to ensure that
plans for your visit have been made and are in
Check clothing for compliance with visiting
rules and regulations.
If you are bringing a child and you are not the
legal guardian or parent, you
notarized statement from the child’s legal
guardian or parent with you. A copy is located
on the TDCJ website,
Before leaving home, check your vehicle for
contraband and/or hazardous items. This
includes, but is not limited to, implements of
escape, drug paraphernalia, illegal narcotics,
intoxicants, poisons, any items that pose a
danger to others, weapons, knives, scissors,
firearms, and any item used to show a gang
affiliation. Remove these items before
entering the correctional facility grounds.
Arrive on the designated day during proper
Do not have any contraband on you when you
enter the facility. Leave purses, food items,
diaper bags, briefcases, cameras, baby
strollers, toys, dolls, photographs, tobacco,
lighters, matches, cell phones, pagers or any
other type of electronic/wireless devices in
Be sure to secure (lock) your
Do not leave minor children waiting in the car
while you visit, or your visit will be terminated.
Remember to treat correctional staff with
Do not bring anything to the visiting room to
give to the offender. Offenders are not
permitted to take anything from the visiting
area or receive any item from visitors.
Ensure that you have NO paper money on you.
A maximum of $25 in coins is allowed.