Social Visiting

Benton County Jail

Visits must be scheduled in advance over the telephone at 541-766-6866 between the hours of 8:00-9:00 a.m. and 6:00-7:00 p.m. daily. (Disponible en español)

Visitation Rules:
  • To be eligible for visits inmates must have completed the inmate orientation and classification process.
  • Inmates must submit a Visitor List which includes the full name, date of birth, address and phone number of the person(s) he or she wishes to visit. Additions to an inmate's visitor list must originate with the inmate and jail staff will not make such additions.
  • Visitor lists are screened and eligibility for visits is either approved or denied based on the perspective visitors criminal history or conduct during prior incarcerations or visits to the jail.
  • Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian unless legal verification of marriage to the inmate being visited is provided. Minor children of an inmate may visit when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • All visitors must provide current valid photo identification evidencing date of birth and proof of identity.
  • No personal belongings are allowed in the visiting areas. CELL PHONES ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE VISITING AREA
  • Visitors may be subjected to searches at anytime in accordance with policy.
  • Visitors must wear conventional clothing which in the judgment of jail personnel is not unduly suggestive and does not resemble inmate attire, for example:
  • No mini skirts or excessively short shorts
  • No spandex type clothing
  • No see through clothing of any kind
  • No low cut blouses or shirts
  • No bare mid rifts
  • Any visitor who displays signs of intoxication of alcohol or drugs will not be permitted access to the jail.
  • Adults or children creating a disturbance in the visiting area may have their visit terminated and be required to leave the jail.
  • All visits with family and friends are scheduled in advanced on a "first-come, first-served" basis with a minimum of 2 hours prior notification.
  • Visits are limited to 30 minutes per visit. Each inmate is allowed only one visit per day and the number of visits per week depends on the inmate's classification level
Scheduled Social Visiting Hours
Monday thru Thursday
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No Visiting 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.  8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
No Visiting No Visiting  1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
7 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  7 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 7 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 7 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.