General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567


Visiting Information

  • Visiting will be first come first served. 
  • In-person visits will be 30-minute sessions instead of the normal 1 hour. The time slots are listed below and available on a first come first serve basis.
  • Visitors must check in 15-minutes prior to the available 30-minute time slot.
  • Inmates will be allowed three 30-minute in-person visits per week, and 1 free video visit per week (a week is defined as 7 days, Monday through Sunday).
  • Visitors will be allowed one 30-minute in-person visit per day, 3 total 30-minute in-person visits per week (a week is defined as 7 days, Monday through Sunday).
  • All visitors will be required to wear a face covering which covers the visitor's mouth and nose.  A face covering will be worn anytime the visitor is inside the Jail.  Any visitor who refuses to wear a face covering can be asked to leave the facility and/or banned from future visitation.

Placerville Visiting Schedule: 

El Dorado County Sheriff's Office

300 Forni Road, Placerville, Ca 95667 

Monday through Sunday Time Slots

 8:00 – 8:30  AM

 9:00 – 9:30 AM

10:00 – 10:30  AM

1:00 – 1:30  PM

2:00 – 2:30 PM

3:00 - 3:30 Pm

Monday through Thursday Evening Time Slots

7:00 – 7:30 PM

8:00 – 8:30 PM

9:00 - 9:30 PM

Tahoe Visiting Schedule: 

El Dorado County Sheriff's Office 

1051 Al Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe 96150

Monday through Saturday Time Slots

8:00 – 8:30 AM

9:00 – 9:30 AM

10:00 – 10:30 AM

1:00 – 1:30 PM

2:00 – 2:30 PM

3:00 - 3:30 PM

Tuesday through Thursday Evening Time Slots

7:00 – 7:30 PM

8:00 – 8:30 PM

9:00 - 9:30 PM

Visiting Rules and Policies

  • Visiting will be first come first served.
  • Only ONE (1) visitor may visit an inmate at a time; exception, a minor may be escorted by the legal guardian or parent.  All minor children require I.D. (i.e.: birth certificate, school I .D.).  The minor’s ID must show that the child is legally that of the visitor or the inmate’s.  The minor will be accompanied by parent or legal guardian at all times, unless visiting their parent.   
  • Visitors will be required to show a proper identification prior to visiting.  Example: driver’s license, birth certificate with photo I.D., etc. 
  • Visitors must check in within the 15-minutes prior to the available 30-minute visit time.
  • Each visitor is allowed a maximum of three (3) 30-minute visits per week and is limited to one visit per day unless pre-approved through jail administration.  Any portion of one hour, counts as the entire one (1) hour visit.    
  • Each inmate is allowed a maximum of three (3) 30-minute visits per week. Any portion of the 30 minutes counts as the entire visit.
  • Inmate workers may have unlimited amount of visits, however, the visitor is limited to one 30-minute visit per day and a maximum of three visits per week. Inmate workers will not be pulled away from their work stations for visits.
  • The visiting week begins on Monday and ends on Sunday.
  • Inmates will not be pulled away from any court ordered classes to visit.
  • Visitors who have served time in the CDCR prison system or who are currently on Parole or PRCS will not be permitted to visit without prior written approval of the Jail Commander or Parole/Probation officer.
  • DRESS CODE: All visitors, male, female, adult and children must adhere to the following dress code: NO BARE BACKS, CHESTS, and/or ABDOMENS. NO TANK TOPS, HALF TOPS, SPAGHETTI STRAPS OR BATHING SUITS.  NO SHORT SHORTS, SKIRTS OR DRESSES - THEY MUST BE MID THIGH IN LENGTH OR LONGER.  NO SHEER FABRIC OR EXPOSED UNDERGARMENTS. GANG ATTIRE IS NOT ALLOWED. SHOES MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. NO HATS, BANDANAS, BEANIES, ETC. (Nothing is to be worn on the head). Failure to comply with the dress code will result in the visitor being turned away.
  • No personal property is allowed within the visiting area, including but not limited to: CELL PHONES, handbags, writing supplies, books, cameras, any electronic device, food, and beverage.  Leave these items in your vehicle or you may stow items in the lobby lockers. The locker key may remain on your person during your visit.
  • Staff will not pass on or deliver messages to the inmates.
  • Money, in the form of cash or cashier’s check may be brought to the facility at any time and placed on the inmates account.  These forms of money can be sent via postal service as well.
  • Loud, boisterous and rude language will not be tolerated during the visit. Any visitor within the facility observed in inappropriate conduct, sexual behavior, or any type of indecent exposure, may be permanently banned from visiting.
  • Should visiting rules constantly be abused, i.e.; end/start times, dress code, or disruptive behavior during your visits, the following week's visitation privileges will be terminated.
  • Visiting will end at the posted times.  Visitors that do not arrive 30 minutes before the end of visiting will not be allowed to visit at that time.
  • Previous inmates must be out of custody 30 days prior to visiting the facility or making deposits to inmate accounts.