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Central TX Detention Visitation Center

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Last Updated: February 18,2022


Visitation Hours

Visiting hours for Central Texas Detention Facility (ICE) - GEO. For Directions call 210-227-5600

Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Federal Holidays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

No cellphones, you will be searched before visiting. NO personal belongings. Persons under probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.

If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate's extended family. If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

General Visitation Information

Friends and Family Visits

DAY VISITATION TIME 5TH, 6TH, AND 7TH FLOOR Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 2ND, 3RD, AND 4TH FLOOR Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 3RD FLOOR FEMALES Monday 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 2ND, 3RD, 5TH SEG., 7TH FLOOR, MEDICAL Tuesday 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • All visitors must be on the visitation list submitted by the detainee. Rules regarding visitation are posted on the 1st floor when family and friends enter the building. The warden may remove any visitor’s name from the visitation list for failure to comply with the visitation rules.
  • A maximum of 10 names may be submitted for the visitation list. Only two visitors at a time. All visits are 20 minutes in length.
  • To ensure adequate time to process visitors through security, visitation sign up starts at 1200 p.m. and ands at 730 p.m.
  • The warden may grant special visits when circumstances warrant.

Adult visitors must present a valid, verifiable government-issued identification card to enter the facility.

Minors who are visiting the facility must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older). Minors must not be left unaccompanied in the waiting room, visiting room or any other area.

Attorney Visits

Legal representatives of detainees are authorized to visit their clients during the following hours:

Attorneys and/or paralegals may visit detainees Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.

A list of pro bono (free) legal organizations will be posted in all detainee housing units and other appropriate areas. This list shall be updated quarterly. If a detainee wishes to see a representative or paralegal from that organization, it is the detainee’s responsibility to contact them for an appointment.

Consular Visits

Consular officials may meet with their detained nationals at any time. It is requested that prior arrangements be made with the ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer to the extent possible, and that consular officials bring appropriate credentials when they come to the facility. The ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer for this facility can be reached at (210) 967-7015.

Clergy Visits

Clergy may visit detainees at any time, but must make prior arrangements with the Chaplain’s Office.

Visiting Restrictions

  • All family or other social visits are Non-contact.
  • No firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted in the facility.
  • If visitors are or appear to be intoxicated, visitation will not be allowed.
  • All visitors are subject to search while in the facility.
  • Visitors are not allowed to pass or attempt to pass any items to detainees.
  • Visitors are not allowed to carry any items into the visitation area.

Search Procedures (prior to or during all visitations)

All individuals requesting admittance to the facility or the visitation area are subject to a pat-down search of their person, an inspection of their belongings, and a metal scan search. Individuals refusing to cooperate with a reasonable search will not be admitted. No firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted. No electronic devices (cell phones, pagers, radios, etc.) are permitted in the secure areas of this facility.