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St. Clair County Jail Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule

700 North 5th Street
St. Clair County
Main Phone: 618-207-4374
Beds: 450
The information below provides complete instructions regarding St. Clair County Jail Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule, Visiting Rules, Inmate Video Visits and Jail Visitation process in Belleville, Illinois.

Following these instructions exactly will enhance your chances of getting official approval to visit an inmate.

It is highly recommended that prior to an inmate visit you call the jail at 618-207-4374 to confirm that visits have not been cancelled.

St. Clair County Jail Visiting Hours, Schedule and Instructions

Step 1

Arrive 15 minutes before the visit to check in. 

Step 2

Leave your belongings in the vehicle.

Step 3

Show a valid, government –issued photo ID.

Who Can Visit an Inmate in St. Clair 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.

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.

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 St. Clair County Jail reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason. 

St. Clair County Jail Visitation Application Process

St. Clair County Jail requires all visitors to show a proper ID and have it run through the system for probation/parole and warrant status. If a warrant for you is found, you will be arrested.

Click here to go to the jail's website for more information about the application process.  

Visiting Hours in St. Clair County Jail

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

1:00 p.m.to 3:30 p.m.

7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Inmates are allowed two visits per week but cannot have them on the same day. Visits are 20 minutes long.

Up to two visitors may visit the inmate at the same time. 

St. Clair County Jail Visitation Dress Code

The St. Clair 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.

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 618-207-4374 to ask specific questions about the St. Clair County Jail Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.

St. Clair County Jail Visitation Tips, Rules and Guidelines

Jail visits are conducted on a monitor screen.

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 618-207-4374 or click here to go to the jail's official website for additional Rules regarding St. Clair County Jail visitation.

'At Home' Video Visitation

This jail offers remote visitation that can be conducted from home, the library or anywhere you have Internet Access, a webcam and permission.

These visits are unlimited and you can purchase as many as desired each week.

There is not a limit to how many can attend the visit.

You must still show a proper ID prior to the visit.

Click here to view pricing and how to schedule remote visits with your inmate. 

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