Seminole County Jail Inmate Visitation

Seminole County Jail

Address:
211 Eslinger Way
Sanford, FL 32773

Phone:

407-665-1200

Video Visitation with an Inmate Using Smart Communications

Seminole County Jail uses Smart Communications for Remote Video Visitation between inmates and their loved ones.

How Video Visitation Works
SmartJailMail.com provides a two-way, real-time video visitation system which can be used to speak to your loved ones directly in their housing location within the jail.
At some locations you may also use a lobby kiosk at the facility to visit for free when scheduling a local / on-site visit.
Remote visits from home cost 50 cents per minute and are scheduled in 15 or 30 minute increments.
To schedule a video visit you must first open a Smart Communications account.

Remote Video Visits From Home
Once you are connected with an inmate you can use the visitation section of the website to schedule a visit.
Remote visits from home are billed on a credits-per-minute model and are scheduled in 15 or 30 minute blocks.
Local / On-Site Video Visits
Once you are connected with an inmate at a location where you have a visitation kiosk in the lobby, you may use the visitation section of the website to schedule a visit.
Local / on-site visits are provided free of charge.

This link explains everything you need to know about Smart Communications Video Visitation.

Seminole County Jail Visitation Application Process

Seminole County Jail does not require a visitation application but does require you to fill out an online form and be placed on the inmate’s visitation list to be approved before you can visit.

Who Can Visit an Inmate in Seminole County Jail

Anyone over the age of 18, who has filled out the request for and can produce a valid government-issued photo ID can be approved to visit an inmate in this jail.

Children under age 18 must be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian.

Call 407-665-3191 to ask specific questions about this policy or click here for any updates to this policy.

Seminole County Jail Visitation Dress Code

The Seminole County Jail 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 407-665-3191 to ask specific questions about the Seminole County Jail Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.

Seminole County Jail Visitation Tips, Rules and Guidelines

It is a felony to introduce any type of contraband to a jail in Florida. Do not bring anything other than what is noted.

Leave everything in your vehicle except your ID and one car key.

Exceptions:

Wheelchairs, crutches or oxygen –both are subject to being searched.

If you take a prescription medication you will be allowed to leave the visitation area to take it and return to visitation, but you cannot bring it into the jail.

For babies you may bring the following:

Two (2) diapers

Two (2) clear baby bottles or two (2) clear sipper cups for toddlers

Baby wipes in a clear plastic bag

An infant baby carrier, subject to search

One (1) set of infant clothing and One (1) non-quilted baby blanket to keep the infant warm

In addition:
Visitors under the age of 18 can only visit if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Bring birth certificates or court documents that verify your relationship to the minor or the visit could be denied.

The following reasons could cause your current and future visitation privileges to be denied.

Attempting to provide outdated identification

Disobeying the dress code

The inmate declining your visit request

If the inmate is on disciplinary lock down visitation is suspended.

Yelling, cursing or becoming disruptive in any way

Showing disrespect to staff members

Not controlling your accompanying children

Trying to communicate with an inmate other than the one you are visiting

Standing, loitering, waving, yelling anywhere around the facility

Not remaining upright or your inmate not remaining in an upright position

Lewd conduct or inappropriate behavior by visitors or inmates

Being under the influence of, or impaired by drugs or alcohol, which could even result in your arrest and prosecution

The detection of contraband in your possession which also could also subject you to arrest and prosecution.

Visitation can be denied if you are not on the inmate’s visitation card. You may find out if you are on the Visitation Card by appearing at the facility and presenting a state issued picture identification with a current address.

How to Schedule & Visit with an Inmate in Seminole County Jail

To schedule a visit and meet with an inmate in Seminole County, either at-the-jail or remotely by video, follow these instructions:

  • To schedule and visit with an inmate you MUST first open a SmartJailMail.com account.
  • Once you open an account, you may search for Seminole County inmate to visit with.
  • When you locate the Seminole County inmate that you want to connect with, you can send them a connection request.
  • Seminole County Jail will then need to approve the request before you can send messages.

For all the information you need to schedule and visit with a Seminole County Jail inmate, including how it works, how much it costs, visitation using a rented tablet, how often and when you can visit and more, check out our Visit Inmate Page.
NOTE: Your visits will be monitored, recorded and stored. You may want to refrain from discussing your inmate's court case as anything discussed can be used against them in court.


 

Paying an Inmate's Bond Online in Seminole County

Seminole County Jail uses a service called allpaid for paying an inmate's Bail Bond online for an inmate.

Register with them online or call them at 877-392-2455 for assistance.


For full information on paying an inmate's bond and getting them released after they have been arrested in Seminole County, check out our 
Inmate Bail Page.


Depositing Commissary Money Online for an Inmate in Seminole County Jail

If you want to deposit money online for an inmate in Seminole County you call also use allpaid.

Register with them online or call them at 888-604-7888 for depositing inmate commissary money assistance 24 hours a day.
For full information about depositing money for an inmate, deposit limits and helpful instructions, visit our Send Money to an Inmate page for Seminole County.


 

How to Send and Receive Secure Text and Email Messages with an Inmate in Seminole County Jail

To communicate by text or email with an Seminole County inmate, follow these instructions:

  • To send or receive a message you MUST first open a SmartJailMail.com account.
  • Once you open an account, you may search for Seminole County inmates or detainees to connect with.
  • When you locate the Seminole County inmate that you want to connect with, you can send them a connection request.
  • Seminole County Jail will then need to approve the request before you can send messages.

For all the information you need to send and receive secure messages in the form of text or email with a Seminole County Jail inmate, including how it works, how much it costs, renting your inmate a tablet, how often you can communicate and more, check out our Text/Email an Inmate Page.
NOTE: Your messages will be monitored and stored. You may want to refrain from discussing your inmate's court case.


 

How to Send a Secure Email Message to an Inmate in Seminole County

To send a secure email message to an inmate in Seminole County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select Florida, then select Seminole County Jail, and then the inmate you want to send your message to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to spend, and input your payment method. The funds can also be used by the inmate to send a message back to you.
  • NOTE: All messages between you and your inmate will be permanently recorded and seen by the staff and could be used against your inmate in court.

For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Seminole County Jail check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Seminole County.


 

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Seminole County Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Seminole County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Seminole County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


 

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Seminole County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Seminole County Jail follow these steps:

  • Select Florida, then select Seminole County Jail, and then select the 'Send a Package Order' option.
  • Register and create an account with Access Securepak, for Seminole County.
  • Choose the inmate and 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 Seminole County at any one time.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in Seminole County Jail check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Seminole County.


 

How to Send Money to an Inmate in Seminole County

To send commissary money to an inmate in Seminole County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select Florida, then select Seminole County Jail, and then the inmate you want to send money to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to send, and input your payment method.

For all information on how to Send Money to an inmate's account check out our full money and commissary guide for Seminole County Jail.


 

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