Family and Friends Visits
Visit requests are accepted Mondays, Tuesdays and until 12:00 PM on Wednesdays.
GENERAL INMATE VISITSVisiting Inmates at the Cumberland County Jail will take place at the Jail (50 County Way). All visits are pre-scheduled, with no walk-ins. All Visitors must pass COVID-19 Screening (anyone not passing is not allowed in). Proof of vaccination is preferred but not required. One Visitor per inmate plus 1 child allowed.
Inmate Visit Requests: requests are made via an online form. (see below) Visit requests will only be accepted on Mondays, and Tuesdays and until 12:00 PM on Wednesdays. You should receive a confirmation by the close of business on Thursday. If you have issues or questions please call (207)245-3802. Provide Full Name (First, Middle, and Last) with Date of Birth and a callback number, drivers or state identification number.
Take the time to read the rules provided below to ensure that you are admitted. The visiting schedules for each location are linked below as well.
GENERAL VISITOR GUIDELINESJail: All Visitors are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled visit time with a valid photo ID. All Juveniles must be accompanied by a legal guardian. The legal guardian is required to provide a valid birth certificate for the juvenile that is accompanying them. Please read the full list of rules linked below to ensure admittance.
Visitors are required to read, and abide by the "Rules for Visitors". Visitors are expected to understand the rules and are to ask any questions prior to entering the secured area of the jail. Those not abiding by the rules may be promptly removed.
Former Inmates (of any correctional facility)/ Felons: If you have been incarcerated within the last 12 months, you are not eligible to visit an inmate at the Cumberland County Jail.
If you have been incarcerated in the past (more than 12 months ago), or are a convicted felon, consideration will be given to you in regards to visiting an inmate at the Cumberland County Jail. Complete Form F-154 A "Former Inmate/Felony Conviction Form Requesting to Visit (PDF)". Once completed, the form may be emailed to Executive Assistant William Prout, or sent to the Jail at 50 County Way, Portland, Maine 04102.
Allow two weeks for processing. The Cumberland County Jail reserves the right to refuse any potential visitor that is deemed to be a potential danger to the facility, or persons inside.
ALL VISITORS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH