Winnebago County Sheriff

Visitation Information

Clergy may visit Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm with 23 hour notice. Clergy may also visit other times with more notice and pre-approval.

Visitation Procedure

A visitor must be pre-approved by the inmate. Inmate visitation is on Mondays from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. A visit must be scheduled by calling the Jail at 641-585-3632 between 9:00 am - 3:00 pm on the Saturday or Sunday before visitation Monday. Visits are limited to 20 minutes and inmates are limited to two visitation sessions per visitation day. Children must be at least 10 years old and must be accompanied by a parent, grandparent or other pre-approved relative. There is only one adult allowed per session, and a maximum of two (persons) per session if one person is a child. All visitors must complete a visitation registration form. You may complete the form online using this Visitor Registration Link (or the link on the left) and hitting the submit button, or can arrive early at the Jail to complete the form.

Visitation Rules

●Persons with a valid warrant for their arrest anywhere in the nation will not be able to visit an inmate regardless of the pickup limitations of the warrant.

●Persons who have been incarcerated in the Winnebago County Jail within the last 60 days may not visit an inmate. Persons directly involved with an inmate case (victim, co-defendant etc) will not be allowed to visit without a court order.

●There is no smoking on county property and all visitors are subject to search upon entering the jail facility. All Jail and County rules must be observed by visitors.

●Disruptive behavior in the visitation room by children or adults will not be tolorated. Any disruptive behavior by any person, visitor or inmate and the visitation will be terminated.

●For complete visitation rules: Full Visitation Rules