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Jefferson County, AL Jail and Prison System

Birmingham City Jail is a Medium Security security level County Jail located in the city of Birmingham, Alabama. The County Jail was opened in 1996

The facility is part of Birmingham, Alabama judicial district, which has 0 facilities in total.

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  • Birmingham, Alabama Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Birmingham City Jail?

Locating an Inmate in Birmingham City Jail

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in Birmingham City Jail is to contact the County Jail for information on the inmate or visit them online at

Be Approved

Make sure an inmate you are visiting have placed you on their approved visiting list.

Be Prepared to Birmingham City Jail Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a Birmingham City Jail inmate contact the facility directly via 205-254-6369 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

Birmingham City Jail County Jail has visiting hours on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays. For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the County Jail directly.

Visiting a Birmingham City Jail inmate on holidays:

The inmate will be notified as to any changes to the "normal" visitation schedule due to holidays and/or any special commitments.

USP General Visiting Hours
Mon8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

How to Send a Mail/Care Package to an Inmate?

Inmates can receive letters from their family members and friends, as well as packages from home with prior written approval from the inmate's unit team or authorized staff member at Birmingham City Jail.

To make sure the mail and package you are sending comes under approved item list and for more clarification contact the County Jail administration at 205-254-6369. Another option for contacting the facility is reaching out via email at

You can also try to contact the facility by reaching out to them on social media platforms. Visit their Facebook page here.

For sending a mail or a care package to an Birmingham City Jail County Jail inmate you should have the following information on the parcel:

Inmate Mail 1 Inmate Mail 2 Freight and non-USPS parcels Staff Mail

Letters to inmates enclosed in an envelope will not be accepted. All written incoming inmate mail, with the exception of legal mail, must be on a metered postcard.Incoming mail must be addressed to the inmate using their full name, date of birth, and jail number.Example:James Doe DOB 01/01/1980 Inmate # 123456Jefferson County Jail809 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd NorthBirmingham, AL 35203Incoming mail must have a return address which includes the sender’s full name, street address, city, state, and zip code. Mail not addressed as described will be returned to sender. All mail will be inspected before it is delivered. Envelopes not clearly marked as legal mail will be returned to sender. Contraband received through the mail will be held for 10 days, then destroyed or processed for criminal offenses. Acceptable postcards must be metered, rectangular in shape, and should be no larger than 4”x6” in size

How To Send Money to an Inmate?

All money orders should be sent directly to Consolidated Banking at the address below:

Money orders made payable to the inmate, may be placed in a money envelope and dropped in the box located in the lobby of each facility. The envelope should contain the name of the inmate, the name of the sender, the amount of the money order, and the inmate’s JCID number (if known). The money will be posted to the inmate’s account the next business day