ORMISTON FAMILIES

Booking a Visit

 

BOOK YOUR VISIT BY EMAIL! 

NEW EASIER SYSTEM: http://www.gov.uk/prison-visits

 

 How does this new online system work?

To  book social visits for your friends or family in prison you are able to book via this easy to use website: http://www.gov.uk/prison-visits in order to select dates and times which are convenient to you.  These preferred dates are then e-mailed to the selected prison visit booking team who then process the request, enter the details of the visit on Prison-NOMIS and reply to the visitor by e-mail.

You can book a visit by: Telephone

 

01245 552 240 & 01245 552 265 

 Opening Times - Please Note these times have changed 

Monday - Friday 8.15am - 11.30am & 12pm - 4pm

  To book a visit you must call the booking line at least 24 hours in advance. Visits can not be booked on the same day. You can book one visit per call up to 21 days. Once the visit is booked you can not make any changes.

 There is a visits bookings HOTLINE in the Visitors Centre, you can use this FREEPHONE to book a visit when the line is open.

 When you make your booking you MUST have the following information about every visitor including children: name, address,date of birth and relationship to the person you are visiting.  

If these details are incorrect you will not be allowed to visit.

You need to tell them about any children that you want to bring. No one under the age of 18 is allowed to be left alone in the prison or Visitors Centre. There is no exception to this rule.

Three adults and three children below four are allowed to visit. Children under 5 must sit on adults’ laps. If you are visiting with a child over 5 they will need a seat, this means that one less adult will be allowed to go on the visit.

 

 

 

 

Prisoners on Remand can have a visit everyday, except friday. If you are visiting someone who is Convicted or on Judges Remand (JR) you will have to wait for a Visiting Order number (VO) to be given to you before booking your visit. JR or Convicted prisoners are entitled to a VO every 14 days. However prisoners can earn an additional two Visiting Orders per month.

 

ONLY VISITORS WHO ARE BOOKED ON THE VISIT WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE PRISON.