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Professional Visitation

Contact visitation is available on a limited basis due to social distancing standards and availability. We will provide an update when contact visits can resume a normal scedule. Video Visitation is available for your use in the lobby area. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

Attorney Visits (In Person Contact Visits)

  • Attorneys may visit their clients with no restrictions placed on the number of visits.
  • Visits will occur Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Attorneys may visit their clients other than at prescribed times under special approval for emergencies by the Warden or his designee.
  • Use this form for Contact Visits Only! Attorneys may fill out an online attorney visitation request form here.
  • Requests for attorney and professional contact visits must be submitted in writing to the Office of the Warden for approval prior and scheduling.
  • The OIC may use his discretion to schedule a contact visitation.

At-Home Visitation Options for Professional Visitors

    VIDEO VISITATION UPGRADE- Beginning February 24, 2021
    NEW VISITOR APPLICATION FOR PROFESSIONAL VISTATION!
    Download the application and preapproval as professional required prior to scheduling!

    Download Required!
    Get Registered Today!

    Online: https://vvsc.co.ocean.nj.us
    Andriod App: GTL VisMobile

    Once you have registered on the application you will NOT be able to schedule professional visits until the facility approves you as a professional visitor.

    Once you have registered, you must email cketelaar@co.ocean.nj.us and attach a copy of your photo ID as well as professional ID.

    You will also be required to accept the “Terms of Use” Policy on the application prior to scheduling visits.

    You understand privileges can be revoked at any time due to a violation of the facility rules and procedures. You will be contacted when your account is approved for professional visiting.

    When you are approved to schedule professional visits, schedule visits at least one day in advance, but not more than 7 days in advance.

    Professional Visit Times Monday-Friday: 8 AM- 5 PM Scheduling availability are shown during the scheduling process.
    Times and availability are subject to change.
    Visits times are varied and subject to availability.

Private investigator visits

  • Private Investigators may visit the inmates in relation to an investigation after submitting to the Warden or his designee a letter of introduction from the Attorney of Record employing or retaining the investigator, or a copy of the court's journal entry assigning the investigator to the inmate's case.
  • In matters not relative to the investigatory issues centered around the inmate's case (relevant to the inmate's incarceration), the investigator is entitled to contact with the inmate he wishes to see via regular inmate video visitation procedures.
  • P.I. visits may be scheduled Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Clergy visits

  • All such visits are coordinated by the Program Services Unit
  • Video visitation with approved clergy will be scheduled during professional visiting hours
  • Clergy visits may be scheduled Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Other professional visits

  • Other professional visitors include social service agencies, probation, parole, mental health, educational, and treatment agencies.
  • Professional visitors shall present valid ID and credentials in the visiting lobby.
  • Visits may be scheduled Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Visits may be pre-scheduled via the web site or visiting kiosk.