Rules and Regulations for General video Visitation
Violation of any of the above regulations may result in the conclusion of the visit and/or suspension of future visitation privileges.
Notice to Visitors:
visitations in the Buena Vista
The public doesn't have to wait in line or undergo searches in order to visit an inmate. Instead, citizens can call ahead and arrange for an appointment. When its time to visit, you simply show up 10 minutes ahead of time at the Video Visitation Center at the Sheriff’s Office.
Attorneys, clergy, and/or law enforcement officers who have a professional need to contact an inmate in-person should contact the jail to make arrangements for visitation.
How to schedule a visit
n Contact the jail at 712-732-2452 at least 24 hours in advance.
n Request date and time for visit. You may schedule up to 1 week in advance.
n Provide staff with personal information.
n Obtain appointment confirmation from staff.
n Arrive 10 Minutes prior to scheduled appointment time.
n Provide a government issued form of identification with a photo ID and date of birth (i.e., driver's license, state identification, military identification, passport, etc).
n A complete set of visitation regulations are available at the jail.
How To Contact An Inmate By Mail
Include your complete return address on the upper left hand corner of the envelope.
envelope to the inmate at B.V. Jail,
Packages will not be accepted.