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Washoe County Jail Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule

911 Parr Blvd
Washoe County
Main Phone: (775) 328-2952
Beds: 1000
The information below provides complete instructions regarding Washoe County Jail Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule, Visiting Rules, Inmate Video Visits and Jail Visitation process in Reno, Nevada.

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 (775) 328-2952 to confirm that visits have not been cancelled.

Washoe County Jail Visiting Hours, Schedule and Instructions

Step 1

Schedule your visit at the appropriate time for your inmate’s last name and classification.

Step 2

Arrive 10 minutes prior to the visit to check in, show ID and go through any requested searches.

Step 3

Leave belongings in the vehicle except for your car key and ID.

Step 4

Dress appropriately. Nevada gets very hot during summer months. Bring a sleeved blouse or a light cardigan to carry in and put on right before entering the jail to be sure you are dressed appropriately for the visit.

Who Can Visit an Inmate in Washoe 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 Washoe 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 (775) 328-2952 to ask specific questions about this policy or click here for any updates to this policy.

It is likely that the Washoe County Jail will deny visitation to anyone with a past felony conviction regardless of probation/parole status. Call (775) 328-2952 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 Washoe County Jail reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.

Washoe County Jail Visitation Application Process

Washoe County Jail requires all 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 (775) 328-2952 to ask specific questions about the application.

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

Visiting Hours in Washoe County Jail

Status - General Population: Visiting Days are assigned by Last Name



7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.                                                                                 



7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 



7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 



7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 

Status - Special Management:

Disciplinary Segregation - Professional Visits Only

Administrative Segregation -Limited to One visit per month

Friday 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Protective Custody -Limited to One visit per week

Friday 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mental Segregation -Limited to One visit per week Friday

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Call (775) 328-2952 or click here to view normal visiting hours and procedures for scheduling a visit.

Washoe County Jail Visitation Dress Code

The Washoe 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 should also be avoided:

Clothing promoting gang affiliation.

Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity.

Clothing depicting anything obscene.

Washoe County Jail Visitation Tips, Rules and Guidelines

Inmates are allowed to have one non-contact visit per scheduled visiting day

Inmates who are in disciplinary status are allowed fewer visits than those who are not.

No more than two (2) visitors may visit at a time

A child is counted as a visitor

All visitors over 18 years of age are required to have current and valid U.S. government-issued identification

Persons under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a legal guardian. This means you should bring the child’s birth certificate or your court-ordered guardianship papers.

Visits are restricted to 20 minutes.

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 (775) 328-2952 or click here to go to the jail's official website for additional Rules regarding Washoe County Jail visitation.

'At Home' Video Visitation

This jail contracts with IWEBvisit.com for remote 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.

Click here to register for your account to schedule visits.

Due to the fact that pricing can change over time, you should click here to view current pricing guidelines.

Click here to see if video visitation is now available at Washoe 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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