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Online Visitation Portal Instructions


Go to https://visitation.tdcj.texas.gov/Visitation/.

Click the "Create an Account" link

Enter a valid e-mail address and press Submit button

Check your e-mail for a message from "TDCJ Visitation"

Copy the "key" in the e-mail and click the link at the bottom of the e-mail

 

Enter your e-mail address and the key. create a password

 

Log in with your user name, e-mail, and password

 

Answer all the background questions. Click box next to "I have completed the above questions" and click "Submit"

 

Click the "Edit My Profile" link to complete your profile

 

Enter your information. All fields are required except middle initial and alternate phone number

Once your profile is complete, you may look up an inmate and add them to your profile by clicking the "Add Inmate" button

 

When the pop-up window displays, you can search by either a TDCJ or SID number

 

If the search result is the correct inmate, select the relationship from the dropdown menu, then click "Request Approval"

 

 

Until the relationship is approved by the unit, the relationship will appear in the "Pending Approval" section

 

When approved, the relationship will move to the "Verified Inmate Relations" section

 

As units start using the online visit scheduler, the "Schedule Visit" button will display

 

Once all selection are made on the scheduling page, click the box next to "I have reviewed my selections and wish to schedule this visit", then click the "Schedule Visit" button

 

When the visit has been successfully scheduled, a "visit Scheduled" message will display on your screen

 

For assistance please contact the inmate’s unit of assignment.