Visiting & Telephone

Important information
All jail visit scheduling is now on line. To schedule a face to face or internet visit or to look up visiting information go to

If you encounter problems scheduling a visit contact: Visitor Support @ 855-208-7349 or

The visitor must arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled visit to register with the Jail Administrative Officer. If the visitor is not registered 15 minutes prior to the visit, the visit will be canceled. Any cancellation will result in the inmate losing that visit for the week. Any visitor canceling a total of three visits will be removed from the visiting list.

Each visit can include 1 (one) adult and 2 (two) children or two adults. Adult visitors must present a VALID Photo ID such as a Driver’s License, Passport, State ID card, etc. Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Legal guardians must present original birth certificate and court papers showing they are the legal guardians.

All visitors will dress appropriately. Visitors with clothing or attire which is revealing, offensive, gang related or distracting to others will not be allowed. Shoes and shirts are required. Jail staff will determine the appropriateness of the clothing.

Visitors will not be allowed to bring any property or food into the visiting room. This includes weapons of any kind, cell phones, purses, wallets, keys, sunglasses, etc.. Only one key will be allowed. Lockers are available in the lobby for storage.

All visitors are subject to a search and will be run for Wants and Warrants via the Department of Justice system. Any person refusing to be searched or run will be denied the visit and escorted from the facility.Should a want/warrant be found on any visitor, they will immediately be placed into custody.

Misconduct or violation of the jail rules will result in termination of the visit and any future visits.
Children will not be left unattended at anytime. Children are not allowed to wander unattended in the facility parking lot or other areas of the jail grounds.

Disqualification from Visiting

Visitors will be disqualified from visiting if they have been booked into the San Benito County Jail within the past year. Visitors who are on formal probation or parole or have a restraining order prohibiting contact with the inmate will not be allowed to visit. Visitors convicted of a felony crime will not be allowed to visit


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The San Benito County Jail provides telephone access to inmates on a daily basis. All calls are collect calls paid at the expense of the person receiving the call. The following shall apply:
New inmates shall be provided, cost free, local telephone calls within (3) hours of their booking except where physically impossible.

Inmates who are not sentenced shall be provided, cost free, local telephone calls to their attorney’s upon request and as soon as it is physically possible.

Long distance calls are provided at the expense of the person receiving the call.
To ensure the safety and security of the facility all calls are recorded and the Jail staff may monitor non-confidential telephone calls.

An account may be set up to accept collect calls from the County Jail by calling 877-650-4249 or online by clicking here. This service is provided by Global Tel Link which is a contracted vendor. You may also contact your service provider to set up a collect account.