What Are the Requirements for Visiting Someone in San Joaquin County Jail?

Requirements to visit an inmate in the San Joaquin County Jail include a valid photo ID; additionally, the visitor must not be on parole or probation and must be at least 18 years of age. Inmates may have up to three visitors at one time, including infants and children. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All visitors must comply with dress code. Visitors are not allowed to bring anything other than IDs into the visiting area.

The San Joaquin County Jail has three areas housing inmates: the Honor Farm, South Jail and Jail Core. Visiting hours vary for each segment of the jail, and visitors must sign in 1/2 hour before visitation begins.

All visitors must provide current valid photo IDs. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian with of guardianship. Visitors are subject to search of their persons and possessions upon entry.

No eating, drinking or smoking is allowed in any of the visiting areas at any time. Visitors found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs are turned away. Visitors may not leave the visiting area once the visit has started. Visitors are not allowed to give anything to the inmate during the visit, including money.

Visitors may not be on felony probation or parole, and inmates released from the San Joaquin County Jail within the last 30 days may not visit. People with active warrants are prohibited from visiting and are subject to arrest at the jail.

Visitors must be dressed appropriately. No shorts, capris, sleeveless shirts, short skirts, gang attire, sports teams clothing, hats, pajamas, hoodies, jackets or coats are allowed. In addition to these guidelines, no revealing clothing is permitted. No visible undergarments are allowed for men or women.