List Of Prison Facilities in Puerto Rico

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in Puerto Rico. The state of Puerto Rico has 29 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



278 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

Puerto Rico has a staggering imprisonment rate of 278 per 100,000 people. A total of 8884 people are currently incarcerated in Puerto Rico. 2824 other convicts are on probation and 1907 are on parole. View recent arrests in Puerto Rico.

Search any prison in Puerto Rico using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

Puerto Rico Prison and Jail System

Puerto Rico has 27 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. Puerto Rico also has 1 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial.

How to Search for Inmates in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In Puerto Rico By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 2824
Parole 1907
Life Sentence 121
Total Incarcerated 8884

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 8563
Female 321

How To Use The Puerto Rico Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in Puerto Rico has never been easier, we have 29 prisons in Puerto Rico. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in Puerto Rico. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In Puerto Rico

You can visit an Inmate in Puerto Rico only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

Puerto Rico DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  1. Using Debit / Credit Card at
  2. Call Access Corrections toll-free at 1-866-345-1884, to pay through phone. Call 24/7 to speak with a bilingual representative.
  3. Access Correction Kiosks can be a handy option; there are over 800+ kiosks in the state.
  4. is another option to send money online or call (844) 340-2274. You can also visit in person to any of the cashPayToday outlets.

Contact An Inmate in Puerto Rico by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In Puerto Rico

29 Facilities in Puerto Rico are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In Puerto Rico

This is full list of prisons in Puerto Rico. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in Puerto Rico