NCDPS - Pasquotank Correctional Institution

State Prison

Last Updated: December 14, 2022
527 Commerce Dr, Elizabeth City, NC 27906

Pasquotank CI is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for State - maximum facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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NCDPS - Pasquotank Correctional Institution basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 252-331-4881

The inmates housed at Pasquotank CI located at 527 Commerce Dr in Elizabeth City, NC are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

Pasquotank Correctional Institution is a high-security prison for adult males located in Elizabeth City. Pasquotank houses close and minimum custody adult felon males. It is comprised of a close custody building and a minimum custody unit.

Inmates are sent to Pasquotank based on classification reassignment, demotions in custody, administrative transfer from other close security prisons, segregation housing needs and mental health program needs.

The prison is comprised of four buildings which, in addition to inmate housing, include a visiting area, recreation area, dining hall, warehouse, vocational and academic classrooms, medical and mental health offices, and administrative offices.

Inmates work in kitchen, janitorial and maintenance duties. Minimum security inmates work in community work squads, Department of Transportation squads and for Pasquotank County recycling. There is also an education program that prepares inmates for the GED test, as well as vocational programs.

A perimeter security fence with a built-in electronic intrusion detection system alerts armed correction officers at the prison gatehouse and in roving patrols to escape attempts.

Local calls will be a flat rate of $1.25
All long distance calls will be a flat rate of $3.40

Inmate Locator

NCDPS - Pasquotank Correctional Institution is a facility in the North Carolina Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information


The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice will resume limited visitation at all state prisons effective Oct. 1, 2020 with significant restrictions due to the pandemic. Visitation was suspended in all state prisons on March 16, 2020, with the exception of legal and pastoral visits, to help prevent the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The health and safety of employees and offenders in our care are the top priorities of the Department of Public Safety. For information on coronavirus and how to protect yourself, please go the NC Department of Health and Human Services website.

Visitation Information

NCDPS - Pasquotank Correctional Institution - Visitation


Minimum Custody Saturday: 12:30 p.m.– 3:30 p.m. – Inmate last initial A-M.

Sunday: 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Inmates last initial N-Z Close Custody

**Visitation by appointment only**

Sunday – 1 hour (8:15 a.m. – 9:15am, 9:30 am–10:30 p.m., 1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.)

Monday – Thursday – 2 hour (8:15 a.m. – 10:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.)

Appointments are to be schedule 72 hours prior to the day requesting to visit by calling (252) 331-4765 Inmates may have up to three (3) adult visitors All Visitors must be on the inmate's approved visitor's list.

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