This inmate visitor registration system (VPASS) is provided by the California Department
of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) as a public service to assist inmate visitors.
VPASS is intended to allow families to reserve a spot to visit an inmate. But, the
reservation does not constitute, and should not be relied upon as, an official guarantee
that the visitor will be able to see the inmate. The chosen reservation time is
the time when visitor processing will begin. All visitors must be pre-approved before
setting up a reservation and the visitor must verify that he/she is eligible to
see the inmate. VPASS users are required to provide a driver’s license number or
number from another form of identification and an e-mail address in order to send
confirmation and/or verify status of visitor.
The VPASS does not guarantee that the information regarding the inmate is correct.
Therefore, all visitors must independently verify that the inmate is currently located
at the prison and is available to accept visitors before making the reservation.
This reservation system is only for "Contact Visits". For definition - check Title
15 Visiting guidelines. Finally, the status of the inmate will be verified at the
time of visiting because ultimately the prison may be on lockdown or the inmate
is unable to see visitors for some other reason. The information collected through
VPASS shall be retained for a minimum of three years, in compliance with CDCR retention
policies. CDCR could use the information collected from VPASS for reporting and
statistical purposes. CDCR shall not be held responsible for any problems or issues
associated with external email systems including but not limited to Yahoo, Gmail,
CDCR, the State of California, or any elected officials, officers, agents, or employees
shall not be held responsible for any errors or omissions on this website or as
a result of a reservation being inadvertently cancelled or denied in whole. In addition,
they shall not be liable for any damages, of any nature whatsoever, including those
arising out of the use of, or the inability to use this reservation service nor
shall be liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information contained on
this website. The user shall assume all risk and responsibility, and neither the
user, nor any third parties acting on behalf of or with the consent of the user,
may rely upon any information contained on this website.
Misuse of the information on this website may subject the user to criminal prosecution
and/or civil liability. Unauthorized attempts to change the information on this
website are strictly prohibited and may be subject to criminal prosecution and/or
User agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless CDCR, the State of California,
as well as their elected officials, officers, agents, or employees from and against
all claims, damages, and expenses, including the cost of and attorneys fees arising
out of the use of this site by user, whether caused by negligence or otherwise.
Construction of the provisions of this disclaimer and resolution of any disputes
related to this website on the information contained herein are governed by the
laws of the State of California and shall be filed in Sacramento County.
Translation of pages on the Visitor Processing Appointment Scheduling System (VPASS)
web site is performed by Google Translate which is a third party service CDCR has
no control. The service provides automated computer translations that are only an
approximation of the websites' original content. The translations should not be
considered exact, and it should only be used as a rough guide. CDCR does not warrant
or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of any information translated
by this system and will not accept liability for loss incurred as a result. Some
files, and other items cannot be translated including but not limited to graphical
buttons, drop down menus, graphics, and photos. In addition, some applications and/or
services may not work as expected when translated.
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