Inmate Visiting

As of March 18, 2020 CDCR has made the decision to cancel visiting until further notice.

Visiting hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays
Visitation may also occur on the following four holidays:  New Years Day, July 4th (Independence Day), Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

All visitors must present proof of identity.

All visitors and their vehicles are subject to search.

Visitors may bring the following items into the visiting room:

1. One transparent coin purse, maximum two compartments, maximum size of 6" x 8".
2. Fifty dollars per adult visitor and twenty dollars per minor visitor, coin or one dollar bills only.
3. Two keys on a ring with no other attachments.  

Visitors with infants may also bring the following items into the visiting room:

One (1) transparent diaper bag, six (6) disposable diapers, three (3) factory sealed jar of baby food, any combination of the following:  two (2) factory sealed serving size, ready to feed bottles of baby formula or two (2) transparent plastic baby bottles, either empty or containing pre-mixed formula/milk/juice/water, two (2) factory sealed, single serving size packets of powdered baby formula, one (1) change of clothes, single layer baby blanket, one transparent pacifier, factory sealed baby wipes, one baby feeding spoon (plastic), one burp cloth, and one infant carrier. 

Visitor Basic Dress Standards:

  • Visitors shall remain fully clothed when visiting.
  • Shoes or sandals shall be worn at all times.  Flip flops, shower shoes and bedroom slippers will not be allowed.
  • Buttons, snaps, and zippers shall remain fastened.
  • Undergarments shall be worn beneath translucent clothing, under all circumstances.
  • For security reasons, no brassiere will have metal underwires.
  • All shorts and skirts, including slits in the garment, shall not expose more than two inches above the knee when standing.
Prohibited Attire:

  1. Clothing which, in any combination of shades or types of material, resembles Shafter MCCF inmate clothing (e.g., blue denim or chambray shirt, blue denim pants, reception center attire.
  2. Law enforcement, military-type, or camouflage-patterned articles of clothing including rain gear when not legitimately worn by an individual on active duty or in an official capacity.
  3. Clothing that:
  • Exposes the breast/chest area, genitals, or buttocks.
  • By design, manner worn, or due to the absence of, allows the anatomical detail of body parts or midriff to be clearly viewed.
  • Are sheer or transparent or excessively tight.
  • Attire or accessories displaying obscene/offensive language, drawings, or objects.
  • Head coverings, readily removable hair pieces, or gloves, with the exception of clear see-through rain gear for inclement weather.
For information about the Shafter Modified Community Correctional Facility and access to the CDCR Inmate search website, please click here to be directed to the CDCR Website.