All visitors to closed prisons over the age of 18, whether visiting for social or official purposes must be required to prove their identity at reception. Children need only provide their name and date of birth.
Two forms of up-to-date identification will be required to gain entry to the prison including at least one of the following:
- Photo driving licence
- Senior citizens bus pass (with photo)
- Birth certificate
- Medical card
Secondary ID can include:
- Utility bill
- Social security book
- Paper driving licence
- Bank statement
For other forms of ID that may be acceptable please contact the prison.
No visitor will be refused entry without reference to the Senior Manager on duty. The Director has the discretion to accept any form of identification that clearly identifies the visitor in a satisfactory way.