The Sheriff’s Office has installed a drop box outdoors in front of the main lobby to headquarters located at 1045 Jeff Tuttle Drive, San Andreas, CA. The purpose of this box is to allow other county departments and the community to submit documents after hours or anytime during the day if you do not want to or need to enter the building.

If your document submission requires a payment of fees, please include payment with your packet (check, money order, cashier’s check, etc. – NO CASH).

If the documents are related to a case, please include your case number.

Visitation Days and Times

With the exception of non-contact glass visits, all visitation requests/scheduling is done through -

New visitor registration or requests for Sunday visitations must be submitted online no later than 2:00pm on the preceding Friday. Requests filed after 2:00pm on Friday will be reviewed on the following Monday.


Visitation Regulations

All visitors must check in at the front lobby counter. All visitors 16 years and older must present a valid government issued photo ID with a current address. There are no age restrictions but visitors who are 17 years or younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian or with the permission of the Jail Commander or his designee.

  • Visitors must submit to a search of belongings or a pat down search if there is suspicion you are trying to take contraband into the visiting area. If you refuse to be searched upon request, your visit will be denied.
  • Visitors will not be allowed to carry personal items into the visiting area including but not limited to cell phones, purses, diaper bags, cameras, briefcases, tape recorders, food items including beverages, etc. The only items allowed to be brought into the visiting area shall be keys, ID, and a small wallet.
  • During the visit, inmates/visitors shall not be allowed to write notes or use sign language in order to communicate. (Unless inmate or visitor is hearing impaired) Any violation of this rule shall result in the visit ending.

The following persons will not be allowed to visit prisoners in the jail:

  • An inmate released from the Calaveras County Jail on bond or by any other means, whose case has not been adjudicated.
  • Any prisoner who has been in the Calaveras County Jail within the last 90 days.

Jail Front Counter

With the exception of prescription medication labeled with the inmate’s name, NO money gifts, messages, mail or other items for inmates will be accepted by the facility staff at any time. Money may be deposited into the inmate's account for use in the commissary by using the kiosk in the lobby area or by visiting the Smart Deposit website at

Other Visitations

Attorney Visits

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Attorney Visits

  • An attorney may visit an inmate if he or she has been named attorney of record by the court.
  • An attorney or any other visitor shall not accept or pass to an inmate any communication that is not specifically related to attorney/client relationship. All material to be passed between an inmate and an attorney such as books, legal pads, writing tools, etc., shall be viewed by the officer on duty and checked for contraband for security purposes.
  • All persons who use the Attorney Room for visiting inmates are subject to search of their person and property to maintain the security of the facility.

Clergy Visits

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Clergy Visits

Clergy may visit an inmate for religious purposes between the hours of 6:30pm - 8:30pm any day of the week and have use of the Attorneys' Visiting Room. Clergymen must sign the register and be able to present proper identification prior to the visit. Clergy visits are on a first come, first serve basis and time may be limited to provide time for other clergy visits.

Clergymen shall not accept or pass to an inmate any communication that is not specifically related to religious material. All material to be passed between an inmate and the clergyman such as books, writing pads, writing tools, etc., shall be viewed by the officer on duty and checked for contraband.