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Henrico County Jail West Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule

4301 East Parham Road
Henrico County
Visitation Phone: 804-652-1211
Main Phone: 804-501-4581
Beds: 1175
The information below provides complete instructions regarding Henrico County Jail West Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule, Visiting Rules, Inmate Video Visits and Jail Visitation process in Henrico, Virginia.

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 804-652-1211 to confirm that visits have not been cancelled.

Henrico County Jail West Visiting Hours, Schedule and Instructions

Step 1

Call 804 652-112 to schedule a visit with your inmate.

You will be asked for the following:

Number and full names of all parties, (4) persons per visit

Date of Birth of all visitors

Inmate’s full name

Contact Telephone Numbers

Step 2

Arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled visitation time to check in. If you arrive later than 15 minutes before your visitation time, your visit could be canceled.

Who Can Visit an Inmate in Henrico County Jail West

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

Visitation applicants in Henrico 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.

If you are on probation or parole it is important to get permission from your supervising officer to visit an inmate before your first visit. Not doing so could violate your terms of supervision and you could end up arrested. Probation/parole officers often scan through past visitation sign in sheets at the jail to see if anyone they supervise came to visit an inmate without permission. 

Jails limit the number of people that can visit an inmate to three visitors.

Children under age 18 must be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian.

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

Henrico County Jail West Visitation Application Process

Henrico County Jail West does not require an application but does require you to provide specific information when you call to schedule a visit

Visiting Hours in Henrico County Jail West

Jail West Reservation Visitation Schedule

Last name begins with A-G

Saturday- afternoon session

Wednesday- morning session and afternoon session

Last name begins with H-M

Sunday- morning session

Tuesday - morning and afternoon session

Last name begins with N-Z

Sunday - afternoon session

Thursday - morning session and afternoon session

All Females

Saturday - afternoon session

Monday - morning session and afternoon session

Protective Custody



9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.


10:55 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.

                Morning Session              Afternoon Session

                                Group                   Time                                      Group                   Time       

1              9:00-9:25                                              7                              12:55-1:20            

2              9:40-10:05                                           8                              1:30-1:55               

3              10:15-10:40                                         9                              2:10-2:35               

4              10:55-11:20                                         10                           2:50-3:15               

5              11:35-12:00                                         11                           3:30-3:55               

6              12:15-12:40                                         12                           4:10-4:35               


Inmates are allowed one 45 minute visit per week.

If you are visiting from another state or travelling a great distance, Henrico County Jail West may allow you an extended visitation. Call 804-652-1211 to ask for special consideration.

Call 804-652-1211 or click here to view normal visiting hours and procedures for scheduling a visit.

Henrico County Jail West Visitation Dress Code

The Henrico County Jail West 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 804-652-1211 to ask specific questions about the Henrico County Jail West Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.

Henrico County Jail West Visitation Tips, Rules and Guidelines

You may schedule visits up to one week in advance, but cannot schedule visits less than 24 hours in advance. No same day visits are permitted.

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 804-652-1211 or click here to go to the jail's official website for additional Rules regarding Henrico County Jail West 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 Henrico County Jail West – 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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