Access the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Inmate Visitation System

Approved visitors can schedule in-person and video visits—as well as participate in video visits—with incarcerated individuals through our Inmate Visitation System (IVS).    

An incarcerated individual stands in an empty visiting room at SCI Phoenix.


Visitation with incarcerated individuals is available at all DOC facilities. Some visiting rules have changed, so please be sure to read this entire page and the DOC Visitor Guide before scheduling a visit with an incarcerated loved one.

Learn more about inmate visitation and view our frequently asked questions.



If you have any questions or concerns with our Inmate Visitation System, please contact the facility at which your loved one is incarcerated or email Central Office.