Ask the inmate or verify with the jail that you are on the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Arrive at the jail 30 minutes prior to visitation time.
Leave belongings in the vehicle or in lockers provided at the lobby.
Show a proper ID. (Government-issued, valid, photo, ID)
Anyone over the age of 18, who hasn’t been incarcerated anywhere in the prior 12 months, is not on a pass from a correctional institution and does not have charges awaiting trial can be approved to visit an inmate in this jail.
Visitation applicants in Montgomery 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 aged 0-15 may visit without an ID but must be accompanied by an adult who does have proper ID.
Children 16 years and older must show a proper ID before visiting an inmate.
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 Montgomery County Jail reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.
Montgomery County Jail requires inmates to place you on a visitation list. You must provide your full legal name, address, phone number and date of birth. A background check will be run before you can be approved to visit the inmate.
Sunday through Saturday
08:00 AM – 11:00 AM
02:30 PM – 04:30 PM
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
The Montgomery County Jail staff will 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.
Do not wear any pajamas or sleepwear.
Do not wear bathing suits of any kind.
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 should also be avoided:
Clothing promoting gang affiliation.
Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity.
Clothing depicting anything obscene.
Jail staff has the final say on what is appropriate visitation attire.
Call (334) 832-4980 to ask specific questions about the Montgomery County Jail Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.
Visits do not have to be scheduled. You can come to the jail during visiting hours as long as you are approved to visit.
Profanity will get the visit terminated and you could lose your visitation rights.
Inmates may change the names on their approved visiting list on the 20th of each month.
Children must be monitored at all times or jail staff will end the visit early.
Special visits for individuals living outside the State of Alabama may be scheduled by contacting the Captain of Inmate Programs and Services or the Shift Commander.
Call (334) 832-4980 or click here to go to the jail's official website for additional Rules regarding Montgomery County Jail visitation.
This jail does not have at home visitation but in the future it could be implemented.
Click here to see if video visitation is now available at Montgomery County Jail – as well as to view the complete set of rules, the cost to you and how to get set up online.