Fort Bend County Jail, TX Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: March 5, 2020

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281-341-4730, 281-341-4746
1410 Ransom Road, Richmond, TX, 77469
Fort Bend County Jail

In Richmond, Texas is where you will find the Fort Bend County Jail. The jail serves all of Fort Bend County. The main goal of the Fort Bend County Jail is to maintain a safe environment for everyone involved, staff and inmates included.

The Fort Bend County Jail holds up to 1770 inmates at any given time. Inmates both male and female, those who are awaiting trial, in trial, and those who have been sentenced are held in the Fort Bend County Jail.

How to Find Someone in Fort Bend County Jail

Doing an inmate search for Fort Bend County Jail is very simple now.  

Using the inmate's first and last name, booking number, subject number, housing facility, and if they are currently in custody to successfully search an inmate. 

When doing a successful inmate search, you will find their personal identifying information, as well as their charges. Although, the roster will not have their mugshots posted to the general public.   
 

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates are allowed to get written letters in the mail from their family and friends. If you would like to send a written letter you can do so by sending it to the address listed below: 

Inmate Full Name, ID Number
Fort Bend County Jail
1410 Ransom Road, Richmond, TX, 77469

Make sure to include your return address before sending your letters. For safety reasons all mail gets inspected before it gets handed out to the inmates. All mail will be sent back to the sender or thrown out if it does not pass inspection.   

Sending Money

There are several different ways you can fund an inmate's account. Either way you choose, it is very simple.  

Online

However, the easiest way to fund an inmate's account is online. But there is a service fee going this route. The fee depends on how much money you will be transferring.  

Using the services listed below you can transfer funds to an inmate account in the Fort Bend County Jail:

  • TouchPay
  • Access Secure
  • Western Union
  • JPay

Telephone

You can call the services listed above to make a deposit into an inmate's account as well. You can do so using the telephone numbers listed below: However, there is a service charge to transfer funds over the phone as well.

  • JPay 1-800-574-5729
  • TouchPay 1-866-850-3326
  • Access Secure 1-866-345-1884

Phone calls

The Fort Bend County Jail contracts with Global Tel Link also referred to as GTL for short for there telephone services. In order for an inmate to make phone calls, you will need to fund their phone account.

By either using the kiosk at the jail lobby, over the phone, on the internet or by mail you are able to fund an inmate's account.

Email

Inmates at the Fort Bend County Jail do not have a way to get onto the internet however, you can send each other messages if their JPay account is funded. It's basically the same as traditional email and so much faster than traditional mail.  

There is no fee for family and friends to use the JPay service, however, the inmates are charged to use this service.    

Visiting Rules

Inmates at the Fort Bend County Jail are allowed to get visitors. There is an updated visitation schedule that can be picked up in the jail lobby.

Inmates are allowed to have 2 adult visitors at a time. Make sure to leave all your personal belongings in your vehicle. Personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area.  

At the Fort Bend County Jail there is a strict dress code that must be followed or you will not be permitted in the visitation area. Dress code rules consist of: No tank tops, no revealing clothing, no miniskirts, no swimwear and no pajamas. Dress code must be kept to business casual.

You will not be allowed in the visitation area if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.   

Minors under the age of 17, will need to stay with their legal guardian. You will be asked to leave if children are acting up or behave in a negative way.

Visiting schedules are dependent on what housing unit they are located in.

Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office

Address: 1410 Ayala Court, Richmond, Texas, 77469
Phone: 281-341-4617
Website: http://www.fortbendcountytx.gov/index.aspx?page=300

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Fort Bend County Jail
1410 Ransom Road, Richmond, TX, 77469

Fort Bend County Jail Information

Jail Name Fort Bend County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 1410 Ransom Road, Richmond, TX, 77469
Phone 281-341-4730, 281-341-4746
City Richmond
Postal Code 77469
State Texas
County Fort Bend County
Jail Webpage website

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Holiday

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates at Fort Bend County Jail are allowed to have 3 25-minute visits for each calendar week.

Inmates are allowed to have more visits in a calendar week if it gets approved by the Watch Commander.

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