Lincoln prison visiting information

Social visits

Tue:  14:00 – 16:00
Wed: 14:00 – 16:00 **
Thu:  14:00 – 16:00
Sat:   09:00 – 11:00, 14:00 – 16:00
Sun:  09:00 – 11:00, 14:00 – 16:00

Booking online

To book online, visit:

All you need is: 

  • the name and date of birth of the person you are visiting 
  • their prisoner number 

You can choose up to 3 possible dates and times. Prison booking staff will check what’s available and confirm your visit by email. 

If you've made an online visit booking request and haven't received a confirmation email within 1-3 working days, please email 

Legal/Official visits

Tue:  09:00 - 11:30 and (14:00 - 16:00,  4 spaces available only)
Wed: 09:00 - 11:30 ** and  (14:00 - 16:00,  4 spaces available only)
Thu:  09:00 - 11:30 and  (14:00 - 16:00, 4 spaces available only)
Sat:  (09:00 - 11:00 and 14:00 - 16:00 4 spaces available only)

** Please note there will no visits of any description on Training Days which are usually the 2nd Wednesday of each month.

Booking information:

No Visits on Mondays, Fridays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Visits must be booked by 13:00 the previous working day and can be booked up to 21 days ahead.

Video Link bookings can be made by email request to

Additional Information:

The visits booking line is 01522 663172 and is open Monday-Friday from 09:30-12:00.

The line is not open at weekends or Bank Holidays.

Convicted Prisoners - only the persons named on the Visit Order may attend.

Remand Prisoners - you must add ALL visitors (with full name, full postal address and date of birth) when you book the visit, no changes or additions can be made afterwards.

Prison Voicemail service

Social contacts can exchange voicemails with prisoners through the Prison Voicemail service, which is available at this establishment. Family members or friends sign up online and are given a unique landline phone number which they can call at any time to leave messages. The prisoner dials the same number from within the prison to listen and reply. You can find more information including pricing at

How to get there:

  • HMP Lincoln is situated in the City of Lincoln within the County of Lincolnshire
  • From Lincoln Bus Station. Bus numbers 18 & 6 both run on a regular basis
  • Lincoln Central Station is the nearest train station
  • From all directions when entering Lincoln follow signs for Lincoln County Hospital.The Prison is situated directly opposite the Hospital site.
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