Visitor Processing Appointment Scheduling System

Visitor Appointment System

Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR)

The Visitor Processing Appointment Scheduling System (VPASS) is application that is offered as an additional service to help expedite and enhance the visitation process.

General Information: 800-374-8474

Frequently Asked Questions

The Visitor Processing Appointment Scheduling System (VPASS) does not include visits for inmates on Non-Contact status such as inmates in reception center, administrative segregation, condemned, segregated housing unit and other specialized units.
No, visitation can never be guaranteed. This system is designed to ensure that you have a specific time to be processed at the facility's Visitor's Center. Check the Inmate Visiting Guidelines to ensure that you have met all the requirements for visitation, especially if this is your first visit. Inmates are often ineligible for visitation due to disciplinary action, medical reasons, or other commitments such as work or school. Situations at the facility such as lock-downs or medical quarantines may also cause visitation to be cancelled.
You will need to have the following information:

  • You must be pre-approved as a visitor for the inmate and institution.
  • You will be required to provide your full name, the type of ID, and ID number that you furnished on the Visitor Questionnaire (CDCR Form 106) that you filed with the institution.
  • You will be required to provide an active personal email account. Free email accounts are available through various internet services. (Google, Yahoo, Hotmail, etc.)
  • You must know the name of the institution where the inmate is housed.
  • You must know the inmate's legal name and CDCR number.
  • ou must know how many visitors (maximum of 5 per inmate) that will be in your group.
  • You must have a choice of dates and preferred times when you wish to visit.
  • You must read and accept the disclaimer before registration.
More Frequently Asked Questions and visitation information are found on the Visitor Processing Appointment Scheduling System FAQ page.

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