Plymouth County Jail Inmate Visitation

Plymouth County Jail

Address:
451 4th Ave. NE
Lemars, IA 51031

Phone:

712-546-8191

Video Visitation Phone Calls from an Inmate at the Plymouth County Jail

Plymouth County Jail uses the services of Reliance Telephone for video (visit) phone calls and for emailing/texting to inmates.
Note: This option may not be available for your inmate. When registering, check to see if devices are available.


Known as the 'Reliance Inmate Wallet', it makes funding jail communication easy. Payments made into an 'Inmate Wallet' account are linked to a dedicated telephone number for inmates who rent one of their Reliance Tablet Phones. Inmate Wallet funds can be used for personal inmate text messaging, voice calls and video calls.  The cost of this is $4.00 per month for rental of the Reliance Tablet Phone + $0.25 per minute for video and voice calls.

Visiting Hours in Plymouth County Jail

Male General Population Tuesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Male General Population Saturday 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Male General Population Sunday 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Male Maximum Security Wednesday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Male Maximum Security Sunday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Female General Population Saturday 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Female General Population Sunday 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Female Maximum Security Tuesday 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Female Maximum Security Saturday 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Special Status Thursday 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Swing Dorm Wednesday 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

 

Plymouth County Jail Visitation Application Process

Plymouth County Jail 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 712-546-8191 to ask specific questions about the application.
Click here to go to the jail's website for more information about the application process. 

Video Visits from your Home

Plymouth County Jail uses the services of Reliance Telephone for video (visit) phone calls and for emailing/texting to inmates.
Note: This option may not be available for your inmate. When registering, check to see if devices are available.


Known as the 'Reliance Inmate Wallet', it makes funding jail communication easy. Payments made into an 'Inmate Wallet' account are linked to a dedicated telephone number for inmates who rent one of their Reliance Tablet Phones. Inmate Wallet funds can be used for personal inmate text messaging, voice calls and video calls.  The cost of this is $4.00 per month for rental of the Reliance Tablet Phone + $0.25 per minute for video and voice calls.

Who Can Visit an Inmate in Plymouth County Jail

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 Plymouth 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 712-546-8191 to ask specific questions about this policy or click here for any updates to this policy.
It is likely that the Plymouth County Jail will deny visitation to anyone with a past felony conviction regardless of probation/parole status.
Call 712-546-8191 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 Plymouth County Jail reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.

Plymouth County Jail Visitation Dress Code

The Plymouth 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 712-546-8191 to ask specific questions about the Plymouth County Jail Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.

Plymouth County Jail 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.
Call 712-546-8191 or click here to go to the jail's official website for additional Rules regarding Plymouth County Jail visitation.

How Do You Schedule and Visit an Inmate in Plymouth County Jail?

To set up an account to schedule and visit your Plymouth County inmate, follow these instructions:

  • Register and set up a new account with RELIANCE, or log in if you already have an account.
  • Select Plymouth County Jail, then select your inmate who you will be visiting.
  • Your identity will have to investigated and approved by the Plymouth County staff.
  • Once approved, you can schedule a visit.

For all the information you need in order to schedule and visit your Plymouth County inmate, or to assist them in visiting with others, including instructions, fees, cost of each visit, requirements for free visits, tablet rentals that can be used for visits, payment methods and times that your inmate can have a visit, check out our Visit Inmate Page.
NOTE: All of your visits with your inmate will be monitored and recorded. Use discretion when discussing sensitive information about their pending case.


 

How Do Inmates in Plymouth County Jail Make Phone Calls?

To set up your Plymouth County inmate to make to make phone calls to you and others, follow these instructions:

For all the information you need in order to receive phone calls from your Plymouth County inmate, or to assist them in making calls to others, including instructions, fees, cost of calls, payment methods and times that your inmate can use the phone, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your communication with your inmate will be monitored and recorded. Use discretion when discussing sensitive information about their pending case.


 

How Do Inmates in Plymouth County Jail Send and Receive Texts and Emails?

To set up your Plymouth County inmate to make to send and receive texts and emails to you and others, follow these instructions:

For all the information you need in order to send and receive texts and emails from your Plymouth County inmate, or to assist them in sending and receiving secure messages to and from others, including instructions, fees, cost of each message, tablet rentals, payment methods and times that your inmate can send messages, check out our Text/Email an Inmate Page.
NOTE: All of your communication with your inmate will be monitored and recorded. Use discretion when communicating sensitive information about their pending case.


 

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

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

  • Go to JailATM, choose Iowa, then choose Plymouth County Jail
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate, and then you will be prompted to Register with them to open an account.
  • Select the products you want shipped to them at Plymouth County Jail, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Plymouth County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914

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


 

How to Deposit Money Online for an Inmate in Plymouth County

To deposit money online for an inmate in Plymouth County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register to open an account, or Sign In to JailATM, a service that acts as a bank for inmates in Plymouth County.
  • After registering and signing in, select 'Send Money Now'.
  • Choose Iowa, then choose Plymouth County Jail
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate.
  • Input an amount to deposit to your inmate in Plymouth County Jail, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much money you can send your inmate in Plymouth County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914.

For all information, tips and procedures for sending money to an inmate in Plymouth County Jail, or depositing money at the jail, over the phone or by mail, check out our Send Money Page for Plymouth County.