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Below are Department of Corrections (DOC) policies that apply to visiting with incarcerated individual's and/or visits to DOC facilities and offices.

All Visits

Phone Calls

Prison Visits

Work Release Visits



Below are Department of Corrections (DOC) forms for visiting that may be applicable.

Prison & Work Release Visits

Prison & Work Release Visitor Applications

Visit application for prisons and Reentry Centers are only accepted electronically, hard copies will be rejected. Reentry Center Sponsor requests are processed at the Reentry Center utilizing DOC Form 20-169 (pdf) and sending the hard copy to the applicable Reentry Center. If you need assistance with completing an electronic application, please contact the Statewide Visit Unit. Please see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for more information about visitor applications.

Visit applications are processed in the order received. Please allow for a MINIMUM of EIGHT WEEKS for processing. Applicants will receive an email with the outcome of the request. The email is sent to the email provided on your application. Submitting more than one application will cause previous application to be voided and will DELAY the outcome of your request as timeframes are from the date of the most recent application.

Additional Forms

In addition to completing a visitor's application, some prison visits require additional forms to be completed:

Work Release Visits

Please see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for more information about visiting work release facilities.

State Laws & Regulations

Below are state laws (RCWs) and regulations (WACs) that apply to and/or relate to visits between incarcerated and non-incarcerated persons.

Revised Code of Washington (RCW)

Washington Administrative Code (WAC)


Below are Department of Corrections (DOC) publications that apply to Visitation.

Resource Links

Phone System Vendor

Video Visit Vendors