Inmate Visitation

Grand Traverse Correctional Facility reserves the right to deny visitation to any individual on the basis of safety and security for the facility. All visitors are subject to search at the discretion of Corrections Staff, failure to comply will result in denial of visitation.

Visitation is a privilege offered in an effort to allow inmates to maintain community, family and legal contacts. Visitation shall be available to all inmates, unless otherwise rescinded as a result of disciplinary action.

Inmate Visitation Days/Hours
Male/General Population
Saturday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Female, Work Release & Inmate Workers
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Rules and procedures are in accordance with the Michigan Public Act 175, 1927 (MCL 800.281 (1)-801.263(2)).
  • Visitors must be on the Inmate Visitors list, including infants and children
  • Visitors must be 17 years old (verified by identification) or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
  • Inmates will be allowed one 30-minute visit per visiting day
  • No food or beverages are allowed in the facility
  • No audio, video or recording devices are allowed
  • Profanity or indecent exposure will not be tolerated
  • Property will not be accepted or released during visiting hours*
  • Visitors must maintain control of children at all times
  • Children will not be left in the lobby while visiting

*Items Accepted During Visiting Hours

  • Funds for deposit (cash, money order, certified checks)
  • Funds for bond (cash, debit, credit cards)
  • Medication: Must be in a prescription bottle, identifying the name of the inmate, the medication, physician and prescription date.
  • Medical needs items: Physician-issued equipment, eyeglasses, contact lenses and supplies

Contact Visits

Contact visitation is only allowed for approved profesional visitors.