Jail Exchange, Every Jail, Every Prison, Every Facility in the Country
NAV
Advertisement

Prison Visit: I'm Scared-What Should I Expect?

With shows like Lockdown broadcasting from prisons in every state, you can get a good idea what your boyfriend's life is like in prison, but what's it like for visitors? There are very few accurate television depictions of visiting a prison. This leaves you to figure it out. Here are some helpful suggestions. Check the […]

Can I Visit My Loved One In Jail If I Am On Probation?

The first step to visiting someone in jail or prison while you are on probation is to discuss it with your probation officer. If you are on felony probation, you were probably told that you are not allowed to associate with any known felons. Obviously, someone in prison is a felon; therefore, you will need […]

Jail Visits: Taking the Children With You to See Their Parent Inmate

If you want to take children to a jail visit, it is important that you plan ahead. Children's moods, ages and personalities all play a part in how successful the visit will be. Take these steps to ensure success. Your timing: If you have young children, take their nap times into consideration. Nothing is harder […]

Prison Visits: How can I make visiting my husband in prison less expensive?

Visiting prison is leaving you broke. Between the cost of gas to get there and back, the motel so you can see him on both days, food, snacks while visiting and time off from work to go, you aren't sure you can keep it up. Have you tried these methods? Book early and cheap: You […]

What If I Can't Visit an Inmate As Much as I Would Like To?

When someone you love is sent to jail or prison, your instinct is to visit them at every visiting opportunity. The reality in many cases is that it can’t be done. Inmates get moved from prison to prison sometimes. You have children, a job, and social obligations. How do you balance supporting your loved one […]

Inmate Visitation: They've taken my inmate's visits away. Why would that happen?

It is very hard to get to the prison for a scheduled visit only to be told, they have taken his visits away. You will not be able to see him. These are some of the reasons this can happen: He got into trouble: They don't typically stop visits for small things, but if it's […]

Choosing Which Days to Visit An Inmate

Visitation looks simple on the surface, but keep in mind these details when planning to see your inmate: Commissary: For most inmates, the week revolves around visits and commissary deliveries. If possible plan your visits for the days that commissary is not delivered. This gives the inmate different pleasures throughout the week instead of having […]

Will They Let Me Drive an Inmate to the Doctor?

For the most part, any time a county jail inmate leaves a jail, official personnel transport him to medical appointments, but in some counties, depending on the circumstances, family members are allowed to provide the transportation. Each jail sets the rules. Here are some general guidelines: The severity of the crime comes into play. Obviously, […]

Families and Incarceration: My kids don't want to visit dad in prison because it takes up their whole day. What can I do to change their minds?

When your husband first went to prison, the kids and you devoted every weekend to seeing him and nobody wanted it any other way. Lately, the kids have gotten busy and don't want to take time out to see him. You can help the situation: Remind them: Without laying on the guilt, review with them […]

Parents in Jail: Getting a Preschool-aged Child Ready to Visit

Preschool-aged children are very attached to their parents. If one of them is suddenly arrested and incarcerated it can cause lots of anxiety. Allowing the child to visit the parent can help alleviate those fears but it is important to explain what's coming with age-appropriate discussions. Talk it over immediately Waiting too long to explain […]

Hundreds more 'Straight Up Answers'...

Skip Navigation LinksCounty Jails > Virginia > Virginia Beach City > Virginia Beach Correctional Center Inmate Visitation

Virginia Beach Correctional Center Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule


2501 James Madison Blvd.
Virginia Beach,
Virginia
23456
Virginia Beach city
Visitation Phone: 757-385-4493
Main Phone: 757-385-4555
Beds: 1425
The information below provides complete instructions regarding Virginia Beach Correctional Center Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule, Visiting Rules, Inmate Video Visits and Jail Visitation process in Virginia Beach, 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 757-385-4493 to confirm that visits have not been cancelled.

Who Can Visit an Inmate in Virginia Beach Correctional Center

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 Virginia Beach City 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 757-385-4493 to ask specific questions about this policy or click here for any updates to this policy.

It is likely that the Virginia Beach Correctional Center will deny visitation to anyone with a past felony conviction regardless of probation/parole status. Call 757-385-4493 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 Virginia Beach Correctional Center reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.



Virginia Beach Correctional Center Visitation Application Process

Virginia Beach Correctional Center 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 757-385-4493 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 Virginia Beach Correctional Center

The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:

The day of the week.

Where the inmate is housed.

The inmate's sex.

Whether or not it is a Holiday.

Each inmate is allowed one or two visits, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.

If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Virginia Beach Correctional Center may allow you an extended visitation. Call 757-385-4493 to ask for special consideration.

Call 757-385-4493 or click here to view normal visiting hours and procedures for scheduling a visit.



Virginia Beach Correctional Center Visitation Dress Code

The Virginia Beach Correctional Center 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 757-385-4493 to ask specific questions about the Virginia Beach Correctional Center Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.



Virginia Beach Correctional Center Visitation Tips, Rules and Guidelines

Jail visits are conducted in person behind plexi-glass or on a televised screen from another location.

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 757-385-4493 or click here to go to the jail's official website for additional Rules regarding Virginia Beach Correctional Center 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 Virginia Beach Correctional Center – as well as to view the complete set of rules, the cost to you and how to get set up online.

© 2014 Johnny Ex, Inc. All rights reserved.