Visitation Process

Step 1: Get Approved to Visit

Before you can schedule visits you must receive approval from CDCR and the incarcerated person you wish to visit. To get approved you need to submit an application.

Step 2: Check Visiting Status

Scheduling methods may change depending on the facilities visiting status. Always check a Facilities Visiting Status before you schedule.

Step 3: Schedule a Visit

The instructions for scheduling visits at Institutions differ from scheduling visits at Conservation (Fire) Camps. Get familiar with the steps you’ll need to take.

Step 4: Prepare to Visit

Get familiar with visiting guidelines including how to join a video visit, attire restrictions, I.D. requirements, and more.