Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. Inmate Visitation

Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center.

Address:
1321 NW 13 Street
Miami, FL 33125

Phone:

786-263-4100

Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. Visitation Schedule and Announcement - January 4, 2023

Inmates at the Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center., now that the COVID pandemic is waning, once again allows inmates to get visits from friends and loved ones. Visits are either on-site (no contact) at the facility, and/or using the video services of the third party company outlined below.

Call 786-263-4100 for inmate communication updates as schedules can change without much advance notice.

Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. inmates are allowed one to two visits of 30 minutes each at the facility, and potentially no limit on the number of visits when using the home based video visitation service.

Rules, guidelines and schedules are listed on this page. Failure to adhere to them will result in your inmate and you losing your visitation privileges.

Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule

There are multiple third party services now offering inmate visitation using your cell phone or computer.
They usually charge a fee ranging from $5.00 - $15.00 for a visit that can last from 20 minutes to 45 minutes.
Scroll down to connect with the company that Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. is working with. If you have any questions on connecting with this service call 786-263-4100.

Visiting Hours in Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center.

The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:

  • The day of the week.
  • Where the inmate is housed.
  • The inmate's sex.
  • Whether or not it is a Holiday.
  • Each inmate is allowed one or two visits, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.
  • If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. may allow you an extended visitation. Call 786-263-4100 to ask for special consideration.

Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. Visitation Application Process

Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. may require visitors to fill out an application prior to your visiting an inmate.
Carefully fill out the application. Incomplete paperwork is cause for denial.
Honesty, especially regarding past criminal convictions, probation etc., is important. These things will most likely show up on the background check – which if lied about on the application, will cause visits to be denied.
Call 786-263-4100 to ask specific questions about the application.

'At Home' Video Visitation

Many jails are implementing video visits. These visits are conducted via the Internet on computers, IPADS and Smart phones.
This has increased exponentially with the chaos surrounding the pandemic.
Video visits allow the visit to take place in the privacy of your own home.
Some family members 'take their inmate with them' to church, the park, the doctor or anywhere else simply by signing in and bringing the device along.

Video visits save you from having to get your children ready, drive to the jail, wait in long lines and go through security checkpoints just to see the inmate.
Video visitation is slowly gaining favor with all jails in America as jail management realizes the financial savings and reduced security risks involved with remote visitation.
Call Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. and see if this an option for you, and if not, request that they consider enrolling.

Who Can Visit an Inmate in Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center.

Anyone over the age of 18, who isn't on felony probation and can produce a valid government-issued photo ID can be approved to visit an inmate in this jail.
Visitation applicants in Miami-Dade County must sometimes submit to a background check. Those with warrants are denied visitation or if allowed to visit, will be arrested at the jail.
Jails limit the number of people that can visit an inmate to two adults each visit.
Children under age 18 must be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian.

Call 786-263-4100 to ask specific questions about this policy or click here for any updates to this policy.
It is likely that the Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. will deny visitation to anyone with a past felony conviction regardless of probation/parole status.
Call 786-263-4100 prior to arriving for the specific jail guideline regarding your legal status.
If you are a co-defendant with the inmate in a pending case, your visit will be denied.
If you and the inmate are under a court order to have no contact with each other, your visit will be denied.
The Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.

Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. Visitation Dress Code

The Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. staff reserves the right to turn anyone away who is not dressed appropriately for a visit.
The best way to be sure the visit takes place is to dress as if you are meeting someone's grandmother for the first time. 

  • Wear clothes that are not revealing.
  • Don't wear see-through material.
  • Have all undergarments covered (males and females) and avoid a lot of cleavage.
  • Shorts and skirts should reach mid-thigh.
  • Sleeves should be at least half-way to your elbow.

The following types of clothing are also prohibited:

  • Clothing promoting gang affiliation.
  • Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity.
  • Clothing depicting anything obscene.

Call 786-263-4100 to ask specific questions about the Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. Visitation Dress Code guidelines.

Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. Visitation Tips, Rules and Guidelines

Jail visits are conducted in person behind plexi-glass or on a televised screen from another location.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship.
Leave all personal belongings, except for your state ID in your vehicle or in a locker (if one is provided).
Children must be monitored at all times or jail staff will end the visit early.

How to Deposit Money into an Inmate's Account in Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center.

To deposit money into the account of an inmate in Miami-Dade County, follow these instructions:

  • Create an account with Touchpay Services, a GTL company.
  • Select Florida.
  • Select Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center.
  • Enter the Inmate ID of your inmate.  This can be found by calling 786-263-4100 or by looking up the inmate's name in the Inmate Search link.
  • Enter your billing information and send money.
  • You can also deposit cash using the kiosk at the Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center..  To do this you need the Inmate's ID Number and the Facility Locator Number for Miami-Dade County.

For all the information you need regarding making an inmate deposit, what it costs, how much you can send, how long it takes for your inmate to receive funds and more, and to get the Facility Locator Number, check out our Send Money Page.


 

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Miami-Dade County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center. follow these steps:

  • Register here to create an account with icaregifts for Miami-Dade County.
  • Choose Florida, then Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center., and then the products you want shipped to them, and input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Miami-Dade County at any one time.
  • There are a total of fourteen (14) pre-determined icaregift packs available to choose from. 
  • The gift packs for inmates in Miami-Dade County range in price from $10.49 for ten pre-stamped envelopes, 2 pens and a pad of writing paper, to $104.99 for a box of 85 snack and food items.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center., as well as sending money to the inmate so that they can purchase their own items, check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Miami-Dade County.