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Cumberland County Jail Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule

50 County Way
Cumberland County
Main Phone: 207-774-5939
The information below provides complete instructions regarding Cumberland County Jail Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule, Visiting Rules, Inmate Video Visits and Jail Visitation process in Portland, Maine.

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 207-774-5939 to confirm that visits have not been cancelled.

Cumberland County Jail Visiting Hours, Schedule and Instructions

Step 1

Arrive 15 minutes before the visit. If you are late, your visit will be denied.

Step 2

Leave everything in the vehicle except ID and car key. You must also leave all jewelry except a wedding band or medical ID bracelet.

Step 3

Fill out a visitation form. Be honest on it as it is done under the penalty of perjury.

Step 4

Show a valid, government-issued photo ID.

Step 5

If you are bringing visitors under the age of 18, bring a birth certificate and proof of guardianship for each child.

Who Can Visit an Inmate in Cumberland County Jail

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

If you have a past conviction, your ability to visit will be determined by staff.

If you are on probation or parole be sure to get permission to visit an inmate before coming to the jail, otherwise your probation or parole officer might violate you and have you arrested.

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

Cumberland County Jail Visitation Application Process

Cumberland County Jail does not have an application, but will require you to complete a registration form each time you visit.

Visiting Hours in Cumberland County Jail

*If there is a * in front of the time slot it means those visits are only to handle any overflow from the earlier time slot. If there are too many people at the first one, those left over will go the second visitation time.

A-Pod and Ad-Seg – Full POD

Saturdays: 3:30 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. (No overflow accepted)

Mondays: 9:30 p.m. to 10:10 p.m. (No overflow accepted)

Maximum Security

Sundays: 9:30 p.m. to 10:10 p.m. (No overflow accepted)



First Floor-1:15 to 1:55 P.M. and *2:00 to 2:40 P.M

Second Floor-11:45 to 12:25 A.M. and *12:30 to 1:10 P.M


First Floor 7:45 P.M. to 8:25 P.M. and *8:30 P.M. to 9:10 P.M.

Second Floor – 6:15 to 6:55 P.M. and *7:00 P.M. to 7:40 P.M.



First Floor-6:15 to 6:55 P.M. and *7:00 P.M. to 7:40 P.M.

Second Floor-7:45 P.M. to 8:25 P.M. and *8:30 P.M. to 9:10 P.M.


First Floor-6:15 to 6:55 P.M. and *7:00 P.M. to 7:40 P.M.

Second Floor-7:45 P.M. to 8:25 P.M. and *8:30 P.M. to 9:10 P.M.



First Floor- 7:35 A.M. to 8:15 A.M. and *8:20 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.

Second Floor- 9:05 A.M. to 9:46 A.M. and *9:50 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.


First Floor-6:15 to 6:55 P.M. and *7:00 P.M. to 7:40 P.M.

Second Floor-7:45 P.M. to 8:25 P.M. and *8:30 P.M. to 9:10 P.M.



First Floor- 7:35 A.M. to 8:15 A.M. and *8:20 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.

Second Floor- 9:05 A.M. to 9:46 A.M. and *9:50 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.


Second Floor-7:45 P.M. to 8:25 P.M. and *8:30 P.M. to 9:10 P.M.



Full POD

6:15 to 6:55 P.M. and *7:00 P.M. to 7:40 P.M.


9:15 P.M. to 9:55 P.M. and *10:00 P.M. to 10:40 P.M.



First Floor

11:45 to 12:25 A.M. and *12:30 to 1:10 P.M.

Second Floor

1:15 to 1:55 P.M. and *2:00 to 2:40 P.M.


First Floor-6:15 to 6:55 P.M. and *7:00 P.M. to 7:40 P.M.

Second Floor-7:45 P.M. to 8:25 P.M. and *8:30 P.M. to 9:10 P.M.



Wednesdays- 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Saturdays – 9:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.

Cumberland County Jail Visitation Dress Code

The Cumberland 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 207-774-5939 to ask specific questions about the Cumberland County Jail Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.

Cumberland County Jail Visitation Tips, Rules and Guidelines

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship.

Children must remain seated for the entire visit or you will be asked to leave.

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 207-774-5939 or click here to go to the jail's official website for additional Rules regarding Cumberland County Jail visitation.

'At Home' Video Visitation

Many jails are implementing video visits. These visits are conducted via the Internet on computers, IPADS and Smart phones.

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.

Click here to see if video visitation is now available at Cumberland County Jail – as well as to view the complete set of rules, the cost to you and how to get set up online.

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