Inmate Visitation Rules & Regulations

The following Rules and Regulations must be followed and adhered to in order to visit with an inmate at the Wise County Jail.

  • Your name and personal information must be listed on the inmate's visitation card.
  • You must present proper identification. These must be picture identification in the following list: 
    • Any State Issued Card
    • Driver's License
    • Military I.D. 
    • Passport
      A shift supervisor prior to the visit must approve any other forms of identification. Identification cards will be considered valid provided it contains the correct picture and has not been altered in any way.
  • Picture I.D. is required for visitors 17 and older. An approved adult visitor must accompany all visitors who are 16 and younger. Those persons who do not have proper picture ID and/or an approved adult visitor with them shall not be allowed to visit.
  • No cell phones and/or cameras.
  • No purses, diaper bags, and/or packages will be allowed in the visitation room.
  • The time limit for a visit is 20 minutes. If you have proof of residence outside a 100 mile radius, a 40 minute extended visit shall be allowed, under normal circumstances.
  • No previous inmates shall be allowed to visit until 45 days have passed.
  • Any special requests in regards to visitation must be submitted to the Jail Administrator and/or his designee in writing and approved prior to the visit.
  • Proper dress is required. No short shorts above the knees, tank tops, short dresses, too tight clothing and/or revealing clothing shall be allowed. Your visit will be denied if you show up without proper attire.
  • You must maintain control of all minor children in the lobby and visitation rooms at all times. If your children are creating a disturbance, your visit may be terminated and/or denied.
  • All ministry visitations must go through the Jail Chaplain and must not be done on or during previously scheduled visitation times.
  • Jail staff has the right to deny or terminate any visit if circumstances arise that would threaten the normal operations of a safe and secure facility.

Notice all visitors must be signed in 30 minutes prior to the end of the specified visitation time or the visit may be denied.


  • Tuesday - Morning
    • 8 to 9 a.m. - Special Watch Males
    • 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Females GP
    • 10:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. - MIN/MED Males
  • Tuesday - Evening
    • 5 to 6 p.m. - Trustee Females
    • 6 to 8 p.m. - Trustee Males
  • Wednesday - Morning
    • 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. MAX/MED Males
  • Wednesday - Evening
    • 6 to 7 p.m. - Female GP
    • 7 to 10 p.m. -  MIN/MED Males
  • Friday - Evening
    • 6 to 7 p.m. - Special Watch Males
    • 7 to 10 p.m. - MAX/MED Males
  • Saturday - Evening
    • 5 to 6 p.m. - Trustee Females
    • 6 to 8 p.m. - Trustee Males