Inmates at the Nowata County Jail, 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.
Nowata County Jail 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.
Visitation for Nowata County Jail inmates utilizes the Prodigy Inmate Visitation website for its visitation software.
If you should have a question or need assistance, call Prodigy Customer Support at 866-700-4545 ext. 7.
Signing up for Prodigy video visitation is quick and easy. Just follow these steps!
1. Sign Up Here.
2. Complete the information to be approved. You must submit a photo on ProdigySales.com to be approved for visitation.
3. Once approved, log in to the terminal to schedule a visit. Use the username and password you set when creating your account.
4. Select your scheduled visit session and click. Visits will show 5 minutes prior to the scheduled time.
5. Click on Start Video Call. Wait for the inmate to login. Once both parties have logged in, your visit will commence.
NOTE: Onsite video visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. This is for friends or family that do not have their own computer or smart phone. Visit Prodigy Sales to schedule onsite visitation or to see if Nowata County Jail allows Offsite Video Visitation from your home device.
Onsite video Visits will be 20 minutes in length (unless you were late) and someone is already scheduled after you. In that case, your visit will end at the previously scheduled time.
Visiting Hours in Nowata County Jail
The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:
Nowata County Jail Visitation Application Process
Nowata 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 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 Nowata County Jail and see if this an option for you, and if not, request that they consider enrolling.
Who Can Visit an Inmate in Nowata 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 Nowata 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 to ask specific questions about this policy or click here for any updates to this policy.
It is likely that the Nowata County Jail will deny visitation to anyone with a past felony conviction regardless of probation/parole status.
Call 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 Nowata County Jail reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.
Nowata County Jail Visitation Dress Code
The Nowata 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.
The following types of clothing are also prohibited:
Nowata 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.
To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Nowata County Jail follow these steps:
To schedule a visit and have an at-the-jail or remote video visit with an inmate in Nowata County, follow these instructions:
For all the information you need regarding Nowata County inmate visitation, whether at the facility or remotely from your home, check out our Visit Inmate Page.
To receive phone calls from inmates in Nowata County, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:
Inmate phone services for inmates at the Nowata County Jail are provided by Prodigy Solutions.
Send an Inmate a Deposit Online for them to purchase phone cards, or add money to their account so they can call whoever they want, or be able to call only you.
To deposit money online for an inmate in Nowata County Jail follow these steps:
For all information, tips and procedures for sending money to an inmate in Nowata County Jail, or depositing money at the jail, over the phone or by mail, check out our Send Money Page for Nowata County.